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In 1988, Howie and Marques-Smith studied Pm, a Rees quotient semigroup of transformations associated with a regular cardinal m, and described the elements which can be written as a product of nilpotents in Pm. In 1981, Marques proved that if Δm denotes the Malcev congruence on Pm, then Pm/Δm is congruence-free for any infinite m. In this paper, we describe the products of nilpotents in Pm when m is nonregular, and determine all the congruences on Pm when m is an arbitrary infinite cardinal. We also investigate when a nilpotent is a product of idempotents.