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2014-09-04 16:25:32

LONDON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Australia Pet Food Market Forecast and Opportunities, 2019https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2350438/Australia-Pet-Food-Market-Forecast-and-Opportunities-2019.html Over the last few years, Australia has been witnessing significant growth in pet ownership with more and more households adopting dogs, cats and other animals for various reasons like security and recreational purposes. As a...

2014-09-03 16:24:00

MONCTON, NB, Sept. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Major Drilling Group International Inc. (TSX: MDI) today reported results for its first quarter of fiscal year 2015, ended July 31, 2014. Highlights In millions of Canadian dollars Q1-15 Q1-14 (except earnings per share) Revenue $67.6 $108.2 Gross profit 16.7 35.1 As percentage of sales 24.7% 32.5% EBITDA(1)...

2014-09-03 12:22:08

- Normalised profit from operations up 23% to USD 477.1 million JOHANNESBURG, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Limited Group Chief Executive, Adrian Gore, today presented the Group's annual financial results for the year ended 30 June 2014. Discovery posted normalised profit from operations of USD 477.1 million, a 23% increase from the previous year - a figure driven strongly by new business growth of 15% to USD 1 169.3 million....

2014-09-03 08:30:01

Deals Cover Lionsgate and Summit Label Films in Canada & Spain, Summit Titles in Australia TORONTO and SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading independent Entertainment One ("eOne") and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a premier next generation global content leader, have extended and expanded their feature film output agreements in Canada, Australia and Spain, the two companies announced today. The agreements extend eOne distribution across all media through 2018 for...

2014-09-03 08:21:38

WILMERDING, Pa., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) has acquired C2CE Pty Ltd., a leading provider of railway signal design services in Australia. Based in Perth, Australia, C2CE has annual sales of about $35 million. C2CE provides turnkey train control, signaling and communications solutions, including design, project management, and installation for railway markets in Australia and Southeast Asia. The company also designs and installs high- and...

2014-09-02 23:05:25

Lottery operators have faced increasing external competition from alternate forms of gambling over the past five years. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Lotteries industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 The performance of the Lotteries industry in Australia has fluctuated over the past five years. Industry revenue is estimated to grow at a compound annual rate of 1.0% over the five years through 2014-15,...

2014-09-02 23:03:59

Recently, Agebc.com, a well-known wedding dress manufacturer and retailer, has added a new collection of bridesmaid dresses to expand the Australia market. (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Recently, Agebc.com, a well-known wedding dress manufacturer and retailer, has added a new collection of bridesmaid dresses to expand the Australia market. What’s more, all the company’s new items are now available at deeply discounted prices, up to 80% off before October 30. At the moment, worldwide...

2014-09-02 23:01:53

The government is currently undertaking reforms to encourage additional private sector and philanthropic investment in community services. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Community Services industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Operators in the Community Services industry in Australia attend to millions of people annually, arranging care and counsel for those in need. In 2014-15, the subdivision's...

2014-09-02 16:22:11

US market still robust, but not enough to stay on Top 10 list HOUSTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Australia once again tops the list of the ten highest paying jobs in oil and gas released by Swift Worldwide Resources, but Nigeria is a new country on the list that ranks just below the returning leader. The list was compiled by analyzing Swift's 250 contract positions in the oil and gas industry in 30 locations across the globe, for a total of 7,500 total jobs. Countries that are represented...

2014-09-02 12:22:27

MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FloLevel Technologies, an innovator of level measurement products, launches a new self-cleaning Flotation Level Transmitter (FLT) that offers a simple, low maintenance device for very difficult environments, like Flotation Cells. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140902/141874 The FLT will increase operational efficiency of the Flotation Cell because the Acoustic technology is not affected by density, build-up, scaling,...


Latest Australia Reference Libraries

Eastern Dwarf Tree Frog, Litoria fallax
2014-05-26 10:53:47

The Eastern Dwarf Tree Frog (Litoria fallax) is a small and very common tree frog located on the eastern coast of Australia, from around Cairns, Queensland, to around Ulladulla, New South Wales. Individuals of this species are often found somewhere else, having been accidentally relocated by transported fruit boxes. Confirmed sightings of breeding pairs have confirmed their survival in Victoria’s cooler climate. This is a small species; the females can reach a maximum size of 25 to 30...

Numbat, Myrmecobius fasciatus
2014-05-24 17:24:24

The numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus), also known as the marsupial anteater, banded anteater, or the walpurti, is a marsupial that can be found in Western Australia. This species once held a large range but it is now fragmented and limited to only a few small spots in Australia. It once resided in many habitats, but now it can only be found in eucalypt forests. Europeans first discovered this species in 1831, when Robert Dale led an expedition through the Avon Valley. George Robert Waterhouse...

Eastern Quoll, Dasyurus viverrinus
2014-05-19 12:50:49

The eastern quoll (Dasyurus viverrinus), or the eastern native cat, is a species of marsupial that is native to Australia. Its range once included mainland Australia, but it is still common on Tasmania. This species is one of six living quoll species and was named for its ferret-like appearance. George Shaw, who classified it with possums in the Didelphis genus, first discovered it in 1800. Male eastern quolls reach an average body length of 23.6 inches and weight of 2.8 pounds. This...

Northern Quoll, Dasyurus hallucatus
2014-05-19 11:54:09

The northern quoll (Dasyurus hallucatus), known by many other names including the satanellus and the northern native cat, is a species of marsupial that is native to Australia. Its range extends from southeast Queensland to the Pilbara region in Western Australia. It prefers to reside in open rocky ranges and eucalypt forest. The northern quoll is the smallest of all Australian quoll species, with females reaching an average body length between 9.8 and 12.2 inches with a weight of up to...

Monterey Pine, Pinus radiata
2014-04-27 08:44:45

Monterey Pine (Pinus radiata) is native to the Central coast of California and Mexico primarily the Guadalupe and Cedros Islands. The Monterey pine is planted extensively in Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Kenya, and South Africa. The Monterey pine is closely related to the Bishop and Knobcone pine. The Monterey pine is a short to medium tree growing from 49-98 feet tall with some growing to 200 feet tall in perfect growing conditions. The crown is rounded with...

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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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