operating cost

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Noun1.operating cost - the expense of maintaining property (e.g., paying property taxes and utilities and insurance)operating cost - the expense of maintaining property (e.g., paying property taxes and utilities and insurance); it does not include depreciation or the cost of financing or income taxes
disbursal, disbursement, expense - amounts paid for goods and services that may be currently tax deductible (as opposed to capital expenditures)
revenue enhancement, tax, taxation - charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
operating budget - a budget for current expenses as distinct from financial transactions or permanent improvements
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Consolidated Cash operating costs ('COC') increased 9.6% to $786 per ounce compared to $717 in Q2 2018, however improved compared to $870 COC in Q1 2019 due to the increase in ounces produced.
It's total operating costs stood at Sh114.87 billion in the period under review.
A recent KPMG report also draws attention to the 15 to 20 per cent annual operating cost advantage that ICT firms encounter in Bahrain:
This type of analysis puts operating costs on the same footing as capital costs, including both is necessary for a true economic snapshot.
The operating cost, however, came down to Rs13.10 billion compared to Rs23.16 billion.
The cost of operating cargo ships rose marginally in 2017 following two consecutive years of falls, but shipowners should prepare for higher costs led by a spike in insurance premiums, according to the latest Ship Operating Costs Annual Review and Forecast 2017/18 report published by global shipping consultancy Drewry.
Soliman said the taxes on imported foods and beverages, especially seafood and alcoholic beverages, significantly contribute to in the operating cost increase.
With new higher-grade ore sources to feed the Paciencia carbon-in-pulp (CIP) plant coming this quarter, our need to continue ore shipments from the Pilar mine will wind down and cash operating costs at Paciencia should drop substantially.
The total project cost is $3.7 million, with a $480,000 reduction in utility costs and $50,000 reduction in annual operating costs. The city also saves 242,443-cubic metres of natural gas, 2,1980-cubic metres of water consumption and reduces its greenhouse gas emissions by 1,280 tonnes.
Pfeffer notes that features such as easily replaceable liners in all wear surfaces usually cost more up front, but overall operating costs are lower over the life of the equipment.
Another problem is that contamination is common in most systems, which shortens the life of components, creates off quality and downtime, and increases operating costs.
Boyd notes that operating cost differentials between an "acceptable" city and an "optimum" biomedical site can be substantial--often running into millions of dollars annually.

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