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Raw material or fuel required for an industrial process.
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(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) the main raw material used in the manufacture of a product
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or feed′ stock`,

raw material for a processing or manufacturing industry.
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Noun1.feedstock - the raw material that is required for some industrial process
raw material, staple - material suitable for manufacture or use or finishing
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It also introduces a uniform rate of 3% sales tax on all fertilizers across the board and to provide for reduced rate from 10% to 5% on supply of natural gas to fertilizer plants for use as feed stock. Moreover, rate of sales tax on LNG imported by fertilizer manufacturers for use as feed stock is also being exempted.
By concentrating on stranded natural gas projects, the company can acquire the natural gas feed stock very inexpensively and internal projections indicate that they can deliver the electricity for crypto-currency mining at one-half of average market power costs.
The oil and petrochemical trading floor witnessed offering of 3,179 MT of polymer products, 9,006 MT of chemical products, 8,760 MT of VB feed stock and 1,163 MT of bitumen.
There is symmetry to the event as the onward recycling of the steel could be to British Steel across the river as they are renewing their open hearth facilities - and this very steel could be the feed stock for those furnaces.
Consideration of two things keep vital importance in production of biochar, type of feed stock and conditions under which this feed stock is heated also known as pyrolysis conditions.
Five types of feed stocks were used to prepare biodiesel, followed by a study of properties of biodiesel from each feed stock.
SYDNEY - Trials of a new sustainable fish meal to feed stock in a major Australian prawn farm are proving a success.
The ECC had detailed deliberations on a summary moved by Ministry of Industries for provision of natural gas as feed stock in the direct reduced iron process to Tuwairqi Steel Mills on concessional rates to the tune of Rs.
The venture is aimed at accessing oil and gas feed stock for Indigo, which plans to be buying up to 150,000 barrels of oil weekly leveraging relationships of Nations Oil and Gas in the particular basin, Bakken said.
Recently, natural gas has emerged as a potential major feed stock for the production of fuels and desirable chemical products.
The export duty hike of 20 percent will discourage exporters of iron ore and ensure feed stock to Indian steel plants, thus having a positive impact on Steel Companies.