- n a unit of weight equivalent to 1000 kilograms
- The 23-tonne statue, more than 7 m high, hewn in the image of the pharaohs who had governed Egypt centuries earlier, was of Ptolemy II Philadelphus, a Greek colonizer who ruled .
- One vessel is a 38-tonne barge called Marco Polo 78, the name just visible on its rusting bow.
- We are talking about more than a tonne of cocaine that was inside the ship.
News & Articles
- Malaysia's closing tin prices for June 12
KUALA LUMPUR, June 12 (Reuters) - Following is a table of Kuala Lumpur tin market prices provided by a Malaysian trader. (Prices in $/tonne, and volumes in tonnes unless stated) Date KL Premium/ Spot Bid ...
June 12, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Finance
- Malaysia's closing tin prices for June 11
KUALA LUMPUR, June 11 (Reuters) - Following is a table of Kuala Lumpur tin market prices provided by a Malaysian trader. (Prices in $/tonne, and volumes in tonnes unless stated) Date KL Premium/ Spot Bid ...
June 11, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Finance
- Deutsche Bank to open 200-tonne gold storage facility in Singapore
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank (DBKGn.DE) is opening a gold storage vault in Singapore that can hold up to 200 tonnes of the metal as it looks to capture surging demand for bullion in Asia. Gold prices ...
June 10, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Finance
- Gordon Brown in Sydney Morning Herald
With only days to go before Copenhagen we mustn't be distracted by the behind-the-times, anti-science, flat-earth climate sceptics,Mr Brown told The Guardian. "We must now act and close the 5-billion-tonne gap. That will seal the deal."
- David Blunkett in Independent
Describing the "attack" Mr Blunkett said: "I let go of Sadie and she shot off, the next thing I knew, I'd stumbled to the ground and the animal fell over too. She hit my side and broke my rib. Had her full weight of around a tonne hit me, I'd have...
- Philipp Lahm in Myjoyonline.com
We were jazzed up after match one, so it is only normal the press would come down on us like a tonne of bricks,said the Bayern Munich defender. "But I don't think we played badly, we will resume where we left off against Australia with...