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Tonnes

Meanings and phrases

million tonnes

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • These blocks held about 670 million tonnes of coal.
  • The system has a capacity of 20 million tonnes per year.

tonnes per

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Production peaked in 1963 at 82,000 tonnes per year.
  • Both retorts process 125 tonnes per hour of oil shale.
  • The system has a capacity of 20 million tonnes per year.

tonnes per year

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Production peaked in 1963 at 82,000 tonnes per year.
  • The system has a capacity of 20 million tonnes per year.

metric tonnes

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The installed factory capacity is 600,000 metric tonnes annually.
  • In 2001, plant capacity was increased to 100,000 metric tonnes annually.
  • The company was established in 1982, with capacity of 50,000 metric tonnes annually.

tonnes of ore

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The deposit has 1 billion tonnes of ore.
  • Many millions of tonnes of ore of spectacular grade were removed.
  • Mount Windarra produced 5.3 million tonnes of ore grading 1.5% nickel during the life of the mine.

million tonnes per

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The system has a capacity of 20 million tonnes per year.

billion tonnes

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Of this, China accounted for 1.8 billion tonnes.
  • Greenland is losing 200 billion tonnes of ice per year.
  • In 2014, total world production was 1.04 billion tonnes.

tonnes of coal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • These blocks held about 670 million tonnes of coal.
  • The plant burnt around 10,000 tonnes of coal a day.
  • The engines could carry 1.3 tonnes of coal and 2.5 m of water.

tonnes of cargo

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 2004, it handled 3,161 ships and 9.2 million tonnes of cargo.
  • The facilities handle some 9.5 million tonnes of cargo a year (2012).
  • It is also expected to handle 320,000 aircraft movements and 2 million tonnes of cargo annually.

tonnes per annum

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This figure falls short of the councils 400 tonnes per annum target.
  • A major effort was on at its Jhanjra mines to produce 3 – 3.5 million tonnes per annum.
  • Arrium's iron ore export volumes from Whyalla peaked at 12.5 million tonnes per annum in 2013-14 and 2014-15.
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