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2014-09-19 23:01:01

Reduced demand for industry services has prompted many redundancies and fragmented the industry. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on Fire and Security Alarm Installation Services industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 The growth of the Fire and Security Alarm Installation Services industry in Australia has been limited over the past five years, as it has contended with subdued commercial construction activity due to...

Lizard Island
2014-09-19 03:00:16

Ken Caldeira, Carnegie Institution A team of researchers working on a Carnegie expedition in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has documented that coral growth rates have plummeted 40 percent since the mid-1970s. The scientists suggest that ocean acidification may be playing an important role in this perilous slowdown. In a quest for historical context on the peril facing coral reefs, the team compared current measurements of the growth rate of a section of Australia’s Great Barrier...

2014-09-18 16:24:50

LONDON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EXECUTIVE SUMMARYThe report titled "Asia-Pacific Nutraceuticals Industry Outlook to 2017 - India and China to Lead Growth" present a comprehensive analysis of the nutraceutical, functional food and beverages, dietary supplements, vitamins, minerals industry covering market size in terms of revenues, market segmentation by geography, trends and developments and future outlook of the industry. The report also entails a detailed description of the...

2014-09-18 12:31:45

ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP, CHSCO, CHSCN, CHSCM), the United States' leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global agriculture and energy business, announced today it has acquired a 50 percent share of Broadbent Grain, an agricultural supply chain management company located at Queensland and Victoria, Australia. "Investing in Broadbent Grain will further expand CHS grain origination capabilities in Australia by adding grain storage,...

2014-09-17 12:32:39

MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exablaze, the leading developer and manufacturer of ultra low latency network devices, today announced the company has joined the OpenPOWER Foundation, an open development community based on IBM's POWER microprocessor architecture. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140917/146757 Exablaze joins a growing list of innovative technology organizations working collaboratively with IBM to build and deliver advanced server, networking...

2014-09-17 08:25:46

MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Australian-based growth hacker, Mark Middo, and author of 5 Minute Business, is dedicated to teaching entrepreneurs globally to earn a profit while following their passion. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140917/146672 "As a growth hacker, I generally work with start-ups where budgets are tight, leveraging technology to think outside the square in order to grow the product or service at a rapid pace," says Mark. Middo rose to...

2014-09-17 04:20:29

Company to distribute SolarMax inverters in Australia MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReneSola Ltd. ("ReneSola" or the "Company") (www.renesola.com) (NYSE: SOL), a leading brand and technology provider of solar photovoltaic (PV) products, today announced a new partnership initiative with Swiss inverter manufacturer SolarMax to distribute SolarMax solar inverters in Australia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080506/CNTU030 The partnership is an extension...

2014-09-15 16:21:24

Adds engine and power system distribution to complement existing truck distribution business BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE: PAG), an international transportation services company, announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire MTU Detroit Diesel Australia ("MTU-DDA"), a leading distributor of the world's finest diesel and gas engines and power systems, operating across the on- and off-highway markets in...

2014-09-15 04:21:09

MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Although it may be hard to believe that there is an even more bioactive form of Red Reishi mushroom that has its own set of unique qualities ready to enter your body and make some upgrades, it's true. Like the concentrated Red Reishi Extract (also produced by Immortality Superfoods), Red Reishi Spore Oil (Liquid Gold) still comes with all the amazing qualities of the mushroom itself, such as immune-modulation, stress relief, liver...

2014-09-10 08:32:09

MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Kinetics Corporation, a leading mobile health technologies company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the marketing of the company's Personal KinetiGraph(TM) (PKG(TM)) technology designed to improve the assessment and monitoring of symptoms of Parkinson's disease and other neurological disorders that affect movement. The Personal KinetiGraph is the first wrist-worn device approved in...


Latest Australia Reference Libraries

Green And Golden Bell Frog, Litoria aurea
2014-09-30 10:32:09

The Green and Golden Bell Frog (Litoria aurea), also named the Green Bell Frog, Green and Golden Swamp Frog and Green Frog, is a ground-dwelling tree frog endemic to eastern Australia. Despite its classification and climbing abilities, it doesn’t live in trees and spends almost all of its time close to ground level. It can reach up to 4.3 inches long, making it one of Australia’s largest frogs. Its coloration is gold and green and they are voracious eaters of insects, but will also...

Finnsheep
2014-09-30 09:43:16

The Finnsheep, also known as the Finnish Landrace, is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in Finland. This breed was first brought to North America in 1966 and has been promoted by the US Finnsheep Breeders Association. It has also been introduced into Australia, where improvements have been made to make it more adapted to living in arid conditions. Crossbreeding has also been conducted in Australia, creating breeds that produce better meat. It is not uncommon to find Finnsheep blood...

Corriedale Sheep
2014-09-25 08:25:59

The Corriedale sheep is a breed of domestic sheep that was developed in New Zealand and Australia between 1868 and 1910 by crossbreeding the Merino sheep and Lincoln sheep. The original developer of the breed, James Little, wanted to create a sheep that could survive in areas with low rainfall and still produce long staple wool. It was named after the area on South Island in which Little developed the breed. It was introduced into the United States in 1914 and is the oldest of all crossbred...

Border Leicester
2014-09-22 09:07:27

The border Leicester is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in England in 1767. The breed was named after the area in which it was developed and from the foundation stock of Dishley Leicester that was used in its development. It became a common breed in the United Kingdom by the nineteenth century and it has been exported to other countries including the United State, Canada, India, South Africa, Japan, Russia, and Australia. The border Leicester varies in weight depending upon the...

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...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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