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2014-10-24 12:21:17

- Nonstop Los Angeles - Melbourne, Australia flights with new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner CHICAGO, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines will launch four new Pacific routes next week, beginning with nonstop service between Los Angeles and Melbourne, Australia, and between San Francisco and Tokyo's Haneda Airport, on Oct. 26, 2014. Later in the week, the airline will also launch two new routes from its Guam hub - Seoul, South Korea, on Oct. 27 and Shanghai on Oct. 28. "These...

2014-10-23 20:26:13

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ausfilm and representatives of the Australian film industry are in Los Angeles for the 6th annual Ausfilm Week Los Angeles (26-31 October). This targeted event strengthens Australia's relationships with the US production community and builds upon Australia's reputation as a leading film, television, post and visual effects destination for major international production. 20th Century Fox's Fred Baron will be honored as the Ausfilm honoree at...

2014-10-23 20:22:35

LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Bauxite and Alumina in Thousand Metric Tons by the following Product Segments: Bauxite (Metallurgical Bauxite, & Non-Metallurgical Bauxite), and Alumina (Metallurgical Alumina, & Non-Metallurgical Alumina). The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the...

2014-10-23 08:42:09

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HighQ is a leading provider of secure document exchange and social collaboration software. Its flagship enterprise collaboration platform, HighQ Collaborate, uniquely combines secure, enterprise-grade document management with innovative corporate social tools. As a result some of the world's leading law firms, investment banks and corporations leverage HighQ Collaborate, and other product offerings, to effectively manage team...

2014-10-22 23:04:07

Partnership to help continue delivery of location-based solutions via the GeoMedia suite of tools Norcross, GA. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Hexagon Geospatial announces a new partnership with OMNILINK, a successful property and location data management company, which has provided enterprise data management and integration services to clients for over 25 years. OMNILINK has developed specific expertise and skills in the acquisition, collation and management of data for Government, Education,...

2014-10-21 23:00:54

The Intelligent Community Forum today named the world’s Smart21 Communities of 2015. The United States has five communities, four each from Taiwan and Australia, three from Canada and one each from five other nations and they range in population from 15,000 to more than six million. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 The Intelligent Community Forum today named the world’s Smart21 Communities of 2015. This select group of communities will now be in contention for the...

2014-10-21 12:27:18

The AXS Sled incorporates the extreme nature of snowboarding with the accessibility of sledding AUSTRALIA, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- AXS Sled was invented to bring extreme board sports into more suburban settings. The AXS Sled takes the ease of bodyboarding and combines it with the control and action of snowboarding. The sled will be launching a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter starting November 10. The funding goal for the campaign will be $195,000. This money will go...

2014-10-21 08:26:38

Ergon Energy will use storage for peak shaving and voltage support in remote areas CHICAGO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&C Electric Company, a smart grid leader shaping the future of power delivery, today announces it was awarded a contract by Ergon Energy, an Australian utility, to provide 20 S&C PureWave(®) Community Energy Storage Systems for the utility's Grid Utility Support Systems (GUSS). The storage systems will be used to improve the power reliability and...

2014-10-20 23:03:54

While the U.S. has completed the transition from conventional to safety devices among a popular vascular access device type, the Asia-Pacific market still lags behind due to a lack of legislation, reports iData Research Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 According to a new report from iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), the Asia-Pacific region vascular access device market, encompassing Japan, Australia, South Korea, India and China, is stable, but could grow if authorities...

2014-10-20 20:23:25

MELBOURNE, Australia, Oct. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Newcrest Mining Limited (ASX: NCM) - Quarterly Report for the three months ending 30 September 2014 (these figures are unaudited). Key points -- Quarterly gold production of 561,731 ounces -- Quarterly copper production of 24,831 tonnes -- Average realised gold price for the quarter of A$1,393/oz -- Group All-In Sustaining Cost(1) for the quarter of A$864/oz (US$801/oz at an average A$:US$ exchange rate in the quarter...


Latest Australia Reference Libraries

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...

Hakea laurina
2014-10-06 13:22:41

Hakea laurina is a shrub species that may also be thought of as a small tree species. The plant may be referred to commonly as Kodjet, Pincushion Hakea and the Emu bush. H. laurina belongs to the Proteaceae family. This shrub or tree species is found growing in southwest Australia. Hakea laurina grows between 8 and 19 feet tall. Its narrow leaves measure around 180 millimeters long depending on the size of the plant. The leaves come to a sharp point and appear slightly bluish-green in...

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