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2014-10-20 08:20:58

"Opportunity for global leadership and lasting legacy" HOBART, Australia, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As representatives of the 25 Members((1)) of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) meet in Hobart, where they will decide the fate of two key protection proposals in the Ross Sea and East Antarctica, the Antarctic Ocean Alliance (AOA) called on the member countries to honour their conservation commitments and finally agree to lasting and...

2014-10-16 23:08:14

Wet-Vacuum forensic DNA collection system helps investigators solve more crime. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 M-Vac Systems, Inc. today announced new partnerships and awards as demand grows for its breakthrough forensic DNA collection technology. Recent distribution partnerships include Pathtech Pty in Australia and AGCU ScienTech in China. Both of these companies are substantially increasing the M-Vac System exposure and the number of potential customers. Awards range...

2014-10-16 16:35:18

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Anti-Obesity Drugs in US$ Million. 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 period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company...

2014-10-15 12:26:43

Lithium survey highlights online behaviors and attitudes in five digitally savvy countries SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lithium Technologies today released data from a global survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Lithium Technologies, capturing the views of over 6,100 online adults in the United States, Great Britain, Australia, France, and Germany - shedding light on how the Internet is rapidly changing customer expectations and challenging companies to keep up. "We...

2014-10-14 23:00:54

MarketOptimizer.org adds “Solar PV Power in Australia, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 – Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy, Equipment Market, Regulations and Company Profiles” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 “Solar PV in Australia, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 – Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy, Equipment Market, Regulations and Company Profiles” is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that...

2014-10-14 16:22:56

TORONTO, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Mandalay Resources Corporation ("Mandalay" or the "Company") (TSX: MND) announced today its production and sales results for the third quarter, 2014. Brad Mills, Chief Executive Officer of Mandalay, commented: "Mandalay's production in the third quarter of 2014 reached new all-time quarterly records with respect to total gold (18,990 ounces), antimony (1,000 tonnes), and total gold equivalent (39,021 ounces). This excellent performance was due to a record...

2014-10-14 12:23:27

TORONTO, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Alacer Gold Corp. ("Alacer") [TSX: ASR and ASX: AQG] plans to release its third quarter 2014 financial statements and the related management's discussion and analysis on Monday, October 27, 2014 (North America) and Tuesday, October 28, 2014 (Australia). Mr. Rod Antal, Chief Executive Officer of Alacer, will host a conference call on Monday, October 27 at 5:00pm (North America Eastern Daylight Time) and Tuesday, October 28 at 8:00am (Australian Eastern...

2014-10-14 04:21:34

Tim Minchin and NSW Government launch Australian Premiere season in Sydney SYDNEY, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tickets for the Sydney-Australian premiere season to one of the most sought after musicals currently in production -- Matilda The Musical -- will go on sale tomorrow, with travel packages set to whisk visitors into the world of an extraordinary little girl who dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. At an event in Sydney, NSW Deputy Premier and Minister for Tourism and...

2014-10-13 12:28:16

New executive position created to support Eka's large and rapidly growing business in Singapore, Australia, and throughout the Asia-Pacific region. STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Eka Software Solutions, the leading global provider of Smart Commodity Management software solutions, announced today that James Brackenrig has been appointed Vice President, Field Operations, Asia-Pacific. Mr. Brackenrig will lead Eka's growing field operations organization from its...

2014-10-13 04:21:51

MUMBAI and MELBOURNE, October 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Asia Pacific Analytics, Social Media and Multilingual Capability Hub to Create up to 550 Jobs in Melbourne - Aegis to Create an Asia Pacific (APAC) Business Process Outsourcing Centre of Excellence, Supported by the Government of Victoria - Aegis to Invest up to AUD 4 Million to Establish its APAC Centre of Excellence Aegis Limited, a global outsourcing and technology services company, announced...


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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