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2011-11-14 05:30:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyperdynamics Corporation (NYSE: HDY) announced the commencement of its deep water 3D seismic survey off the coast of the Republic of Guinea. Using the survey vessel Oceanic Endeavour, seismic contractor CGGVeritas (NYSE: CGV), will acquire 3D seismic data in a deep water area covering approximately 4,000 square kilometers in Hyperdynamics' oil and gas concession offshore Guinea in West Africa. After it completes the data acquisition phase of the...

2011-11-11 10:36:00

TORONTO, Nov. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Alumina Corporation (TSX: GLA.U) (the "Company" or "Global Alumina"), a corporation participating in a joint venture to develop an alumina refinery, mine and associated infrastructure in the bauxite-rich region of the Republic of Guinea (the "Project"), announced today its financial and operating results for the three and nine month periods ended September 30, 2011. The text of the quarterly unaudited financial statements and management's...

2011-11-10 06:00:00

LONDON, Nov. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Farm Lands of Guinea, Inc. (OTC BB: FLGI) ,which controls a quarter of a million acres of underutilized West African agricultural land, has received an investment from Craven House Capital plc for $1,000,000 of the Company's common shares. Craven House Capital is a London-based agricultural investment firm that is under new management and concentrating on "frontier investment." The new team at Craven House, which has considerable expertise and...

2011-10-31 15:58:00

TORONTO, Oct. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Alumina Corporation (TSX: GLA.U) (the "Company" or "Global Alumina"), a corporation participating in a joint venture to develop an alumina refinery, mine and associated infrastructure in the bauxite-rich region of the Republic of Guinea (the "Project"), announced today that the joint venture board of directors approved additional Project funding of $4.3 million for the period November 1, 2011 through November 30, 2011. Global Alumina will be...

2011-10-17 17:10:40

New research has shown for the first time that omega-3 in fish oil could "substantially and significantly" reduce the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis. According to the University of Bristol study, funded by Arthritis Research UK and published in the journal Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, omega-3-rich diets fed to guinea pigs, which naturally develop osteoarthritis, reduced disease by 50 per cent compared to a standard diet. The research is a major step forward in showing that...

2011-10-14 15:19:00

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The unicameral Assembly of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea recently made Portuguese the West African nation's third official language following Spanish and French. This is an effort by the government to improve its communications, trade, and bilateral relations with Portuguese-speaking countries. The government expects this designation to contribute to Equatorial Guinea's greater economic integration with neighboring...

2011-10-07 07:26:00

TORONTO, Oct. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Alumina Corporation (TSX: GLA.U) (the "Company" or "Global Alumina"), a corporation participating in a joint venture to develop an alumina refinery, mine and associated infrastructure in the bauxite-rich region of the Republic of Guinea (the "Project"), announced today that the joint venture board of directors approved additional Project funding of $4.1 million for the period October 1, 2011 through October 31, 2011. Global Alumina will be...

2011-09-01 08:19:00

TORONTO, Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Alumina Corporation (TSX: GLA.U) (the "Company" or "Global Alumina"), a corporation participating in a joint venture to develop an alumina refinery, mine and associated infrastructure in the bauxite-rich region of the Republic of Guinea (the "Project"), announced today that the joint venture board of directors approved additional Project funding of $4.4 million for the period September 1, 2011 through September 30, 2011. Global Alumina will be...

2011-08-22 12:09:00

LONDON, Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Farm Lands of Guinea, Inc. (the "Company" or "FLGI" ticker symbol) which controls a quarter of a million acres of underutilized West African agricultural land, has closed a $1,000,000 strategic investment from AIM Investments PLC ("AIMI") through a private placement. Based in the UK, AIMI is a frontier and emerging market investment company quoted on the London Stock Exchange's Alternative Investment Market (Symbol: AIM.L). "We welcome AIMI's...

2011-08-11 15:49:00

TORONTO, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Alumina Corporation (TSX: GLA.U) (the "Company" or "Global Alumina"), a corporation participating in a joint venture to develop an alumina refinery, mine and associated infrastructure in the bauxite-rich region of the Republic of Guinea (the "Project"), announced today its financial and operating results for the three and six month periods ended June 30, 2011. The text of the quarterly unaudited financial statements and management's discussion...


Latest Guinea Reference Libraries

Agile Wallaby, Macropus agilis
2013-09-05 11:16:25

The agile wallaby (Macropus agilis), or the sandy wallaby, is a marsupial that can be found in New Guinea and northern Australia. It is the most common wallaby species in its Australian range, where it prefers to reside near streams or rivers in open grasslands, woodlands, and coastal areas. In New Guinea, it prefers to reside in lowland savannah habitats. It holds four recognized subspecies. The agile wallaby is light tan in color, with pale fur occurring on the underbelly. It is a social...

Doria’s Tree-kangaroo, Dendrolagus dorianus
2013-08-19 10:46:25

Doria’s tree-kangaroo (Dendrolagus dorianus) is a marsupial that can be found in New Guinea. It prefers a habitat within montane forests, at elevations between 1,968 and 11,975 feet. The species was given its scientific name by Edward Pierson Ramsay in 1883, in honor of Giacomo Doria. It is one of the largest species in its genus, reaching an average body length between 1.6 and 2.5 feet, with an average tail length between 1.4 and 2.1 feet. Its body is typically dark brown in color, while...

Grizzled Tree-Kangaroo, Dendrolagus inustus
2013-08-16 10:25:08

The grizzled tree-kangaroo (Dendrolagus inustus) is a marsupial that can be found in western and northern areas of New Guinea. Its range also includes the island of Yapen, and it is thought to possibly occur on Waigeo and Salawati, although this has not been confirmed. It prefers a habitat within mid-montane and lowland tropical forests. It has been found in both primary and secondary forests. This species is rare to encounter, but it is thought to occur in larger numbers in areas where...

Guinea Worm, Dracunculus medinensis
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Guinea worm (Dracunculus medinensis) is a species of roundworm with the Nematoda phylum. This species is once ranged throughout Asia and Africa, including the west coasts of Africa in Guinea. Although it is not present in this range anymore, the species retains its common name. It was identified in this area by Carl Linnaeus, who discovered the parasite in many merchants along the coast. Its scientific name was also given due to a large population in one area, called Medina. Dracunculus...

2012-06-14 12:01:10

Symbol: PSGU3 Group: Dicot Family: Myrtaceae Synonyms:   PSAR7 Psidium araca Raddi Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Rosidae Order   Myrtales Family   Myrtaceae – Myrtle...

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