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2014-05-21 08:30:13

Kovac's HydraFacial treatment is restoring youth to the faces of men and women at her clinic in Noosa, Australia NOOSA, Australia, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grace Kovac at the Professional Beauty Clinic on the Sunshine Coast is delivering that long-sought-after beauty magic of restoring youth to the faces of men and women, making the world a more beautiful place. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140520/89423 )(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140520/89422 )...

2014-05-13 16:23:08

ST. LOUIS, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) today announced that it has entered into a sale and purchase agreement with Singapore-based Bentley Resources to sell its Wilkie Creek Mine in Queensland's Surat Basin for approximately US$70 million in cash and the assumption of rail/port obligations and other liabilities, with closing subject to certain conditions. Wilkie Creek has been closed since December 2013. Peabody Energy is the world's largest...

2014-04-30 12:26:34

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swift Endeavor has announced the signing of Hobart Ocean, an American rock band, to a worldwide deal. Hobart Ocean who has impressed the Swift Endeavor team, as well as many others in the international music industry officially signed with Swift Endeavor in Los Angeles. This sensational group of young individuals comprises of the lead singer Travis Leonard, the lead guitarist Steven Hopkins, the bass guitarist Jaron Lancaster, and the...

2014-04-23 08:25:35

Trading Symbols: TSX: CRJ; OTCQB: CLGRF SASKATOON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Claude Resources Inc. ("Claude" and or the "Company") today announced first quarter production results of 11,344 ounces, representing a 40% increase from the 8,082 ounces produced in the first quarter in 2013. The grade in the first quarter also increased significantly by 34% to 5.76 grams per tonne from the first quarter in 2013....

2014-04-14 12:23:42

TORONTO, April 14, 2014 /CNW/ - St Andrew Goldfields Ltd. (TSX: SAS) (OTCQX: STADF), ("SAS" or the "Company") is pleased to report first quarter 2014 production of 24,361 ounces of gold from its Holt, Holloway and Hislop mines. The Company's annual production guidance for 2014 is between 75,000 - 85,000 ounces of gold. "We are pleased to see Holt, our flagship asset, off to a strong start in the first quarter of 2014," said Duncan Middlemiss, President & CEO of SAS. "Production...

2014-03-31 23:02:19

City Edge Apartment Hotels, offers their quality serviced cheap hotels in Melbourne CBD at the best prices possible. Melbourne (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 City Edge Apartment Hotels, offers their quality serviced cheap hotels in Melbourne CBD at the best prices possible. The apartments are located next to some of Melbourne’s beautiful parks and in the following month, one can appreciate them while seeing the change in leaf colour to autumn shades. Also, one will be very near to some of the...

2014-03-24 23:04:29

Postcards on channel 9 is a very popular television series focused on Australian holiday and travel and it now showcases City Edge and its premium Elizabeth and Melbourne Apartment Hotels and Service apartments. Melbourne (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Postcards on channel 9 is a very popular television series focused on Australian holiday and travel and it now showcases City Edge and its premium Elizabeth and Melbourne Apartment Hotels and Service apartments. The channel will broadcast different...

2014-03-02 20:21:24

SYDNEY, March 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras - photos available now The day began as Cunard's majestic Queen Elizabeth entered Sydney Harbour with a performer poised on a giant stiletto, her 126-metre long cape billowing behind, and ended as thousands of revellers filled the iconic Oxford Street, welcoming the centrepiece of the parade - a Strictly Ballroom themed mega float. Sydneysiders rose early and flocked to the harbour's foreshore to see the...

2014-02-13 20:20:26

All dollar amounts are stated in Canadian dollars, unless otherwise indicated (1) See non-GAAP section for an explanation of these non-GAAP measures TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - St Andrew Goldfields Ltd. (T-SAS), ("SAS" or the "Company") incurred a net loss attributable to shareholders for Q4 2013 of $4.4 million or $0.01 per share, compared to net income of $12.6 million, or $0.03 per share in Q4 2012. Net earnings in Q4 2013 were significantly impacted by a 26% or US$451...

2014-02-13 04:20:13

JOHANNESBURG, February 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) today announced normalised earnings from continuing operations for the December 2013 quarter of US$14 million compared with US$12 million in the September 2013 quarter and US$127 million in the December 2012 quarter. In Rand terms the normalised earnings for the December 2013 quarter of R145 million compared with R120 million in the September 2013 quarter and R1,080...


Latest Geography of Australia Reference Libraries

Short-spined Crown-of-thorns Starfish, Acanthaster brevispinus
2013-08-12 14:37:20

The short-spined crown-of-thorns starfish (Acanthaster brevispinus) is a species of starfish that is classified within the Acanthasteridae family. This species has a large range that includes the Great Barrier Reef, the Philippines, and the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean. Because these areas are so far away from one another, the full range of this starfish cannot be known, but it can be said that it resides in a tropical or subtropical environment. It was first discovered by W.K. Fisher, who...

Mulga Lands
2013-04-19 20:34:07

The Mulga Lands are an interim Australian bioregion out of eastern Australia made up of dry and sandy plains that are scattered with mulga trees. Located in inland New South Wales and Queensland these are level plains with some low hills and infertile sandy soil with a cover of shrubs and grasses with mulga and eucalyptus trees. The region incorporates regions of wetland, the majority of which are only seasonally flooded, these include Lake Numalla and Lake Wyara, the Currawinya Lakes,...

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2009-04-07 18:18:26

The Blue Bonnet (Northiella haematogaster) is a species of bird native to Australia. It is the only member of the genus Northiella. Its habitat includes open woodland, scrub, river forest, spinifex (a type of Australian grass), and farmlands. It is found throughout the eastern half of Australia, and a smaller race is found in the western Australian Nullarbor (flat, almost treeless, arid or semi-arid country immediately north of the Great Australian Bight) region. This bird is about 10.6...

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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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