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2014-10-31 08:26:03

- ABRAXANE plus gemcitabine to be PBS listed for Australian patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer from 1 November MELBOURNE, Australia, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Australian biopharmaceutical company Specialised Therapeutics Australia (STA) is pleased to announce ABRAXANE(® )(nanoparticle albumin-bound paclitaxel) in combination with gemcitabine, will be reimbursed via the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) for patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer from 1 November. In...

2014-10-31 08:25:27

MELBOURNE, Australia and BARCELONA, October 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Multigate Medical Devices Pty Ltd (Multigate) was found to infringe two Australian patents of B. Braun Melsungen AG (B. Braun) by selling or offering for sale in Australia safety IV catheters manufactured by Poly Medicure Ltd (Polymed). The judgment of 17.10.14 in Federal Court of Australia proceeding number VID 463 of 2013 can be found at http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/cases/cth/FCA/2014/1110.html . In...

2014-10-30 20:24:53

MELBOURNE, Australia, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exablaze, a leading developer and manufacturer of ultra-low-latency network devices, today announced at the London STAC Summit that the company has introduced the world's fastest network switch and application platform, the ExaLINK Fusion. The newest member of its ExaLINK family of switching devices, the ExaLINK Fusion performs conventional layer 2 switching at approximately 110 nanoseconds latency and layer 1.5 switching at 100...

2014-10-30 12:31:30

DUBLIN, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Asia Pacific Agricultural Equipment Industry Outlook to 2018 - Expanding Market for Large Sized Tractors" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The industry research report titled, Asia Pacific Agricultural Equipment Industry Outlook to 2018 - Expanding Market for Large Sized Tractors provides comprehensive analysis of market size of agricultural equipments...

2014-10-30 12:20:41

BURNABY, Canada, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- High Vehicle Motorization Rate and Increasing Automobile Sales to Drive Tyre Market in Australia During 2014-19 According to a recently released TechSci Research report, "Australia Tyre Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019 [http://www.techsciresearch.com/3080 ]'', the tyre market in Australia is estimated to reach USD3.6 billion in 2014. Major factors driving the market include growing automobile sales, rising...

2014-10-29 23:05:06

With Microsoft Azure Australian datacenters now open, SaaSplaza announces the opening of a Sydney office to better support Microsoft Dynamics’ Partners in Australia and New Zealand and help them meet the growing customer demand for Dynamics AX, NAV and GP in the Cloud. Singapore (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 SaaSplaza Australia will be led by former ERP Technology Solution Specialist at Microsoft Australia, Jakub Woliński. SaaSplaza makes it simple for Microsoft Dynamics Partners around the...

2014-10-29 08:26:49

SYDNEY, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CBD Energy Limited (NASDAQ: CBDE), a diversified clean energy company and leading global provider of solar systems, is pleased to announce that it has fully erected 6 wind turbines on its Taralga Wind Farm site in New South Wales, Australia, with a further 17 nearing completion. When construction is complete, the Taralga Wind Farm will have 51 operating wind turbines. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141029/155159 The initial...

2014-10-29 00:20:22

LONDON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In terms of area, Australia is the world's sixth-largest country, however, the country's population stands at just around 23 million. Australia has a high vehicle motorization rate, with about 717 vehicles per 1,000 people in 2013. With great road infrastructure, high motorization rate and a large number of automobiles plying on the roads, the tyre replacement market continues to growing the country. Australia's automobile market has been growing...

2014-10-28 08:22:10

RICHMOND, BC, Oct. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has been awarded a contract amendment valued at CA$40 million by the Commonwealth of Australia to transition MDA's Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) services to Australia following completion of the currently contracted services in Afghanistan. MDA will provide the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) with...

2014-10-28 04:23:30

Australia Post SuiteApp to Integrate with NetSuite to Provide Real-Time Visibility into Delivery and Collection for Merchants and Omnichannel Commerce Businesses, Aiming to Drive Business Efficiency and Customer Satisfaction SYDNEY, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry's leading provider of cloud-based financials / ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites, today announced that NetSuite and Australia Post have partnered to deliver an integrated solution for...


Latest Australia Reference Libraries

Poll Dorset
2014-10-27 11:20:12

The poll Dorset is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in Australia and was developed to be purebred hornless breed. It was developed between 1937 and 1954 by introducing the poll gene into the Dorset Horn breed and back breeding until the bloodline was nearly one hundred percent Dorset Horn. This breed shares its name with the polled Dorset that was developed in the United States at the North Carolina State University in the 1950’s, but these two breeds are not the same. The poll...

Bellendena montana
2014-10-15 11:15:54

Bellendena montana is a low-growing species of shrub. This plant belongs to the Proteaceae family. The species may also be referred to as the Mountain Rocket. This multi-stemmed shrub only grows in high altitude subalpine and alpine regions in Australia. B. montana plants produce white flowers in the summer months and fall times produce red or yellow fruits. The species typically range in size growing between 10 to 70 inches tall and almost 40 inches in diameter. The plant produces thick,...

Telopea truncata
2014-10-14 11:32:45

Telopea truncata is a shrub or small tree species. The species may also be referred to commonly as the Tasmanian waratah. T. truncata belongs to the Proteaceae family. The plant can be found growing naturally only in Tasmania in Australia. The T. truncata species will typically grow to approximately 10 feet tall. The mulit-stemmed plant occasionally grows as a single stemmed plant, in which case it may grow as tall as 25 feet tall. The shrub blooms between November and February. The flower...

Banksia integrifolia
2014-10-09 11:32:47

Banksia integrifolia is commonly referred to as Coast Banksia. It is a species of tree that grows along the coast of eastern Australia. B. integrifolia is an extremely variable species. It is most often observed as a tree of up to 80 feet in height but in sheltered and undisturbed locations it can reach up to 110 feet. In areas of higher exposure it may grow as a smaller gnarled tree measuring no more than 15 feet. Interestingly, in areas of extreme exposure, such as on exposed coastal...

Alloxylon flammeum
2014-10-07 11:11:50

Alloxylon flammeum is a tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Queensland tree waratah or the Red silky oak. The medium-sized tree is a member of the Proteaceae family. A. flammeum may be found in northeastern Australia. Alloxylon flammeum can grow nearly 108 feet tall, although when cultivated it remains approximately 35 feet tall. The tree possesses a grey to brown bark and shiny, green leaves. The plant’s leaves typically measure 7.2 inches long. Between...

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maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.