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2013-08-22 04:20:12

JOHANNESBURG, August 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) today announced a net loss from continuing operations for the June 2013 quarter of US$129 million compared with earnings of US$27 million in the March 2013 quarter and US$105 million in the June 2012 quarter. In Rand terms the net loss for the June 2013 quarter of R1,169 million compared with earnings of R236 million in the March 2013 quarter and R837 million in the...

2013-08-08 08:23:28

Production Run Rates Above Target, Significant Cost Reductions Implemented VIRGINIA CITY, Nev., Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Comstock Mining Inc. (the "Company" or "CMI") (NYSE MKT: LODE) today announced selected unaudited financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2013. 2013 Second Quarter Highlights -- Mining revenue from the sale of gold for Q2 2013 was $6.8 million, as compared to $3.7 million for Q1 2013. -- Gold shipments were 4,921 ounces in Q2 2013, a 118%...

2013-08-06 23:21:24

Glenn Ashe, Former Australian Government CIO to Keynote AFCOM Symposium Brisbane, Australia (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 AFCOM, the world's leading data centre association, announced today the line-up of speakers for the 3rd annual symposium held at Rydges South Bank in Brisbane, Australia, September 9-11, 2013. Glenn Ashe, former Australian government CIO for Attorney-General’s Office, will present the keynote speech on “Future Demands and Expectations for Data Centre Capability in...

Can You Stomach This? Starfish Feeding Secrets Revealed
2013-08-02 14:13:12

[ Watch the Video: Starfish Feeding Mechanism Better Understood ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Starfish have a feeding method that is unlike any other. To eat, the echinoderm ejects its stomach from its own body -- placing it over the digestible parts of its prey, typically a mussel or clam. The stomach then partially digests what it can, producing a chowder-like slurry that is then drawn back into the starfishes' ten digestive glands. According to a new report...

2013-08-01 12:23:11

TORONTO, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Gran Colombia Gold Corp. (TSX: GCM, OTC: TPRFF) is pleased to provide a business update and to report a new mineral resource estimate for its producing Segovia Operations located in Antioquia, Colombia.  All financial figures contained herein are expressed in U.S. dollars unless otherwise noted. The company expects to report its full financial and operating results for the second quarter of 2013 after market close on August 14, 2013....

2013-07-30 08:24:20

JOHANNESBURG, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) is pleased to announced the appointment of Alfred Baku as Senior Vice-President and Head of its West Africa Region, the largest geographic contributor to the company's production. Mr Baku will also join the Group Executive Committee. The appointment will take effect on 1 August 2013. Mr Baku, who is currently Vice-President of Operations for the West Africa...

2013-07-24 16:23:18

LOS ANGELES, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Destination New South Wales (NSW) is encouraging everyone to 'BE Manly' at the US Open of Surfing (USOS) in Huntington Beach, California this week, with activities to promote the second annual Australia Open of Surfing (AOS). One of the next major ASP Pro Events, the AOS, takes place at Huntington Beach's sister city, Manly Beach, NSW, Australia Feb. 8-14, 2014. Destination NSW will host a number of interactive events and light-hearted...

2013-07-22 08:23:08

Major iron mining operations in Pilbara region of Western Australia now running cost saving MRO optimization solution from Oniqua MRO Analytics BRISBANE, Australia, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Oniqua MRO Analytics (Oniqua), the leading provider of analytics-based MRO optimization solutions for asset-intensive industries, today announced that Fortescue Metals Group Limited (Fortescue), a world leader in iron ore production and sea-borne trading, has implemented Oniqua Analytics...

Great Barrier Reef The Site Of Aborted US Military Training Mission
2013-07-22 04:56:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A pair of US Marine Corps fighter jets dropped a total of four unarmed bombs on the Great Barrier Reef in what is being described as a military training exercise gone wrong, according to various media reports. According to BBC News, the AV-8B Harriers were taking part in a joint American-Australian training exercise known as Talisman Saber. They had intended to drop their payloads at a bombing range at nearby Townshend Island on...

2013-07-11 08:24:32

JOHANNESBURG, July 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) today announced that attributable Group production for the June 2013 quarter (Q2 2013) is expected to be 451,000 gold-equivalent ounces, with cash costs and notional cash expenditure (NCE) of approximately US$860/oz and US$1,250/oz respectively. Despite the 5% decline in production from Q1 2013 to Q2 2013, Gold Fields remains on track to achieve its production guidance for 2013...


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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