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tonne

a unit of mass equal to 1000 kg or 2204.6 pounds

tonne

(tun) (metric ton) A unit of mass equal to 1000 kilograms and close to the long ton (1016 kg, 2240 lb).

tonne

[tən]
(mechanics)
A unit of mass in the metric system, equal to 1000 kilograms or to approximately 2204.62 pound mass. Also known as metric ton; millier; ton; tonneau.

tonne

A metric ton; a unit of mass equal to 1000 kilograms (approximately 2205 pounds).
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Ultimately the Company expects to achieve a monthly mine production rate of approximately 180,000 tonnes, or 2,200,000 tonnes per year.
The export made 1,909,700 tonnes in January, 1,359,000 tonnes in February, 1,901,000 tonnes in March, 1,847,000 tonnes in April, 1,716,000 tonnes in May, 1,618,000 tonnes in June, 1,886,000 tonnes in July, 1,612,000 tonnes in August, 1,654,000 tonnes in September, 1,585,000 tonnes in October, 1,461,000 tonnes in November, 1,657,000 tonnes in December.
At its January 20 Management Committee meeting the European Commission awarded export licences for 1,093,220 tonnes of cereals, French traders being the greatest recipient with 600,000 tonnes.