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2014-03-18 12:36:42

Leader in field service management technology to co-present with the CIO of Service Stream; session will highlight how to align technology and operations to gain real-time visibility into field operations and create a more productive mobile workforce SYDNEY and CLEVELAND, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From utilities to cable providers, organisations that rely on mobile employees to deliver products and services in the field are rethinking how they manage this critical part of their...

2014-03-18 12:28:23

From sit-ins on college campuses and Woolworth's lunch counter to fire-bombed buses and detention on Alabama's death row... WASHINGTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hear the plight of Freedom Riders, the vanguard of the Civil Rights Movement, from some of its surviving members. Keeping pace with Congress enacting of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 50 years ago, relive the prejudice of America's South and the violence of the Civil Rights Movement with activists as they share...

2014-03-18 12:26:35

LONDON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Telecommunication Electronics - Global Trends, Estimates and Forecasts, 2011-2018 Global Market Watch:With a CAGR of 12.8%, global market value for Telecommunication Electronics Application sector is anticipated to be worth US$847.6 billion by 2018. On a global scale, Asia-Pacific accounts for more than 26.3% of the market share. While US accounts for the largest share of the global...

2014-03-18 12:21:46

GOLD COAST, Australia, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Airways Aviation Group announced the opening of their new bespoke education and commercial facilities at Gold Coast Airport, Queensland, Australia with an opening ceremony officiated by the Hon. Michael Hart MP on behalf of the Minister of Education Hon. John-Paul Langbroek MP. Also in attendance were Mr Romy Hawatt - Airways Aviation Group CEO and Justice John Dowd Chancellor of Southern Cross University along with a number of local,...

2014-03-18 08:26:05

LONDON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Analysis and Forecast Report on Pasteurised Milk Market in China Research Background and Research Ideas Currently, more than 90% of the countries in the world mainly consume pasteurized milk in liquid milk consumption. Pasteurized milk covers 70% of global liquid milk market share, and the proportion is 95% in Europe, 90% in US and over 95% in Australia and New Zealand. China is the...

2014-03-18 08:23:51

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CB&I (NYSE: CBI) today announced it has been awarded a contract by Bechtel valued in excess of US$625 million (approximately A$690 million) to provide structural, mechanical and piping construction work for all outside battery limits modules and associated units for the Chevron-operated Wheatstone Project at Ashburton North in Western Australia. "CB&I is proud of its 75-year history in Australia, where we have an excellent...

2014-03-17 16:25:25

LONDON, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Wireless Health Market (WLAN, WMAN, WPAN, Sensors, Smartphone's, Tablet PC, Mobile APPS) - Global Trends, Opportunities, Competitive Landscape & Forecasts (2013 - 2018)The wireless health market is expected to grow at a rate of 20.2% during the study period (2013-2018). This growth is attributed to increasing applications in patient monitoring and diagnostics (to reduce...

2014-03-17 08:32:58

SAN FRANCISCO, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LiquidSpace, the real-time online marketplace for finding and booking office and meeting space, announced today that Servcorp, provider of the world's finest executive suites and virtual offices, will be adding 47 of its locations across the U.S. and Australia to the LiquidSpace platform. Servcorp U.S. offices in New York City, Chicago, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Boston, Washington, DC, Miami, Dallas, Houston and Tyson's Corner are now easily...

2014-03-17 08:22:53

EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Defense and security company Saab announced that Airservices Australia, the Air Navigation Service Provider for Australia, has commissioned into service the Integrated Tower Automation Suite (INTAS) at Melbourne Airport. Melbourne, Australia's second busiest airport, is the fourth air traffic control (ATC) tower to receive the modern INTAS platform provided by Saab and NAV CANADA for the safe, efficient management of air traffic. INTAS is...

2014-03-14 23:01:29

The Soft Drink Manufacturing in Australia industry has been supported through a volatile five years by steady sales of diet and sports drinks. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Soft Drink Manufacturing industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Since the global financial crisis in late 2008, the retail environment has struggled under the weight of escalating domestic and global uncertainty. Consumers have generally...


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Brumby
2014-04-03 12:32:21

The Brumby is feral horse that is found roaming free in Australia, with the largest population located in the Northern Territory. This breed is descended from horses that were released or escaped confinement during the early days of settlement in Australia. There are many theories about the origin of its name including one that suggests it is derived from the Aboriginal word baroomby, which means wild in the Pitjara Indigenous Australians’ language. Another theory suggests that the breed...

Australian Pony
2014-04-01 13:16:49

The Australian Pony is a breed of pony from Australia. Australia had no native horses or ponies before settlers from other nations arrived. All horses that now live in Australia were bred from imported breeds. In 1788 nine horses were brought to Australia from South Africa and Timor Ponies came from Indonesia in 1803. These two breeds of horses produced the Australian Pony breed. Other breeds like the Welsh Mountain Pony, Hackney pony, Arabian, Shetland Pony, Highland Pony, Connemara Pony,...

BMC models Morris Major I and II
2014-01-31 11:11:31

The British Motor Corporation (BMC), based in Australia, was an automobile manufacturer that began in 1954 from a merger of the Austin Motor Company and Nuffield Pty Ltd. Austin Motor Company bought Ruskin Body Works in 1949 and used the factory to produce pick-up and tourer bodies. Nuffield opened a 57-acre facility to assemble Morris Minor and Morris Oxford models in 1950. In 1954 a merger between the two companies formed BMC and used the Nuffield facility located in Victoria Park to...

Centralian Tree Frog, Litoria gilleni
2013-10-18 11:18:17

The Centralian Tree Frog (Litoria gilleni) is a large species of tree frog endemic to a small area in central Australia. It is closely related to the Australian Green Tree Frog (L. caerulea), and looks much alike it in appearance. As a large tree frog, it reaches a length of 3.1 inches in the females and 2.4 inches in the males. The dorsal surface is green or olive green, while the ventral surface is white. A large fold covers the top part of the tympanum, which is visible. The toe pads...

Dainty Green Tree Frog, Litoria gracilenta
2013-10-09 11:31:55

The Dainty Green Tree Frog (Litoria gracilenta), known also as the Graceful Tree Frog, is a tree frog that is native to eastern Queensland, and north-eastern New South Wales, Australia. It ranges from northern Cape York in Queensland to Gosford in New South Wales, with a small and most likely introduced population in Hornsby Heights in Sydney. It is the faunal emblem of the City of Brisbane. It is a slender and medium sized frog, reaching a length of 1.8 inches. It features a rich green...

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