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2014-10-06 23:01:40

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Australia Wound Care Management Procedures Outlook to 2020” to its store. The data in the report is derived from dynamic market forecast models. Dallas, Teaxs (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 “Australia Wound Care Management Procedures Outlook to 2020″, provides key procedures data on the Australia Wound Care Management Procedures. The report provides procedure volumes within market categories Tissue Engineered Skin Substitute Procedures (Synthetic Skin...

2014-10-06 20:20:28

CANBERRA, Australia, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) announced today that Tony Marceddo has been named head of M5, within Northrop Grumman Australia. Marceddo will report directly to Northrop Grumman Australia Chief Executive Ian Irving, with strategic responsibility to Shawn Purvis, Cyber division, Northrop Grumman Information Systems sector. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO In this role, Marceddo will be responsible...

2014-10-06 08:21:43

LISMORE, Australia, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cycclone Magnetic Engines Inc. acknowledges today that the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) has accepted the allegations of corruption posted on the company web site. The company has posted detailed allegations of corruption and evidence on the company web site for over 3 months and has more to post. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141003/150310 In 2007 then Chairman, Oliver Douglas and CFO Jon McArthur...

2014-10-05 23:00:29

Adverse weather has affected local supply and contributed to high levels of industry revenue volatility over the past five years. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Grain Growing industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Operators in the Grain Growing industry in Australia are highly export-oriented and produce crops such as wheat, barley, sorghum and other grains. The industry has sustained high levels of revenue...

2014-10-03 12:24:06

More Than 2,000 Athletes From Around the World -- Including Two Astronauts, an Italian Racecar Legend, an Olympic Speed Skating Gold Medalist, a former NFL defensive tackle...and an 84-year-old nun -- Will Descend Upon Kailua-Kona, Hawai'i for 36th annual event on Oct. 11 TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IRONMAN today released the official list of competitors for the 2014 IRONMAN(®) World Championship presented by GoPro in Kailua-Kona, Hawai'i on October 11, with this year's field...

2014-10-02 23:06:18

The popularity of organic meat has surged over the past five years, contributing to rapid growth and expansion at the farming level. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Organic Livestock and Poultry Farming industry in Australia to its growing industry report collection. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Originally considered alternative food only purchased in local markets, organic food is becoming increasingly popular with consumers....

2014-10-02 08:32:17

CANBERRA, Australia and CALGARY, AB, Oct. 2, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Bayer CropScience together with Future Farmers Network Australia (FFN) will host the second Youth Ag-Summit in Canberra, Australia on August 24th to 28th, 2015. Approximately 100 young thought leaders, ages 18-25, from around the world are invited to secure their attendance by submitting an essay outlining their position on the underlying causes of food security and the effect it can have on a population. Bayer...

2014-10-02 08:26:41

Acquisition of HWW positions Gracenote for growth throughout Asia-Pacific EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gracenote, a division of Tribune Media Company (OTC:TRBAA), today announced that it has acquired HWW, Australia's leading provider of TV and movie data, for $19 million USD ($21 million AUD) from Mi9, which is owned by Nine Entertainment Co. This acquisition expands Gracenote's international reach into the Australian TV and digital entertainment market,...

2014-10-01 16:21:13

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE: PAG), an international transportation services company, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of MTU Detroit Diesel Australia ("MTU-DDA") from Daimler AG and MTU Friedrichshafen (an affiliate of Rolls-Royce Power Systems). MTU-DDA is expected to contribute an estimated $225 - $250 million in annualized revenue to Penske Automotive Group. The purchase price was financed using...

ocean acidification
2014-10-01 03:00:15

Hebrew University of Jerusalem Over 35 years, a 40% reduction in calcium carbonate deposits in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef An expedition from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Carnegie Institute of Science has measured a roughly 40% reduction in the rate of calcium carbonate deposited in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef in the last 35 years — a scenario that could damage the reef framework and endanger the entire coral ecosystem. Coral reefs are the most ecologically...


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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reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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