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man-hour

(măn′our′)
n.
An industrial unit of production equal to the work one person can produce in an hour.

man-hour

n
(Units) a unit for measuring work in industry, equal to the work done by one man in one hour

man′-hour`



n.
a unit of measurement based on an ideal amount of work accomplished by one person in an hour.
[1915–20]
Translations

man-hour

[ˈmænˌauəʳ] n (Industry) → ora di lavoro
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Moore said the production levels underscore the efficiency and productivity of Foresight's underground mines, "which places our mines among the most efficient and productive underground mines in the country, as measured on a clean-ton-per-underground man-hour work basis."
According to preliminary data for the second quarter of 2017 the level of labor productivity in the industrial sector is BGN 6,973.9 gross added value on average per employee and BGN 16.2 per one man-hour worked.
Does it really mailer if man-hour reports are right?
Information is divided into two main sections: costbook pages and man-hour tables.
Two-year surveys during May 1995--April 1996 and after a gap of 10 yr i.e., during May 2005--April 2006 were conducted and indoor-resting mosquitoes were collected from human habitations by hand collection method using aspirators (4, 5) employing 32 man-hour per season per year (total 192 man-hour in 2 yr).
The Fluid handling and control specialist's pumps have run without blockages, thereby eliminating costly man-hour downtime, replacement parts and complicated maintenance procedures.
Shown in the accompanying photo accepting safety awards are Frank Patterson, Patterson & Wilder Construction Co., Inc., who was the winner in the under 250,000 man-hour category; Chris Leines, Minnesota Limited, whose company tied for first place in the 251,000-599,000 man-hour category; Herb Fluharty, representing Mears Group, Inc., who won in the over 600,000 man-hour category and Ed Shannon, Snelson Companies, Inc., DCA 2006 president.
The technique slashed production costs from 4 to 5 man-hours per ton to less than six-tenths of a man-hour per ton.
We appreciate the recognition of our 10mn man-hour safety milestone, and we look forward to continued collaboration in making 2016 our safest year yet."
When the Army can't get good man-hour data, it must contract out special manpower studies such as on the Stryker and Army aircraft.
Pretty startling, since efficiency leader Toyota continues to maintain a nearly 10 man-hour advantage over Chrysler and presses on with new efficiency advancements at its own plants throughout the globe.
The safety award winners, shown in the accompanying photo, are: from left to right: Sean Nicholson and Herb Fluharty with Mears/HDD LLC, winners in the over 600,000 man-hours worked category; Chris Leines of Minnesota Limited, winner in the 251,000-to 599,999-hour category; Steve Klepak of Loy Clark Pipeline Company, winner in the under 250,000 man-hour category and presenting the awards, Keith Swerdfeger, 2004 president of DCA.