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2014-02-26 20:21:07

DENVER, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Gold Corp. ("Vista" or the "Company") (NYSE MKT and TSX: VGZ) announced today that its agreement with the Northern Territory of Australia (the "Agreement") for the Mt. Todd gold project has been extended for an additional three-year period to December 2018. Additionally, the Company provided an update on the EIS permitting process and announced an updated resource estimate for the Quigleys deposit, a satellite deposit to the Mt. Todd gold...

2014-01-27 08:21:58

TORONTO, Jan. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - GPM Metals Inc. (TSXV:GPM) ("GPM") through its wholly owned subsidiary DPG Resources Australia Pty Limited ("DPG") announces that it has entered into, an Earn-In/Joint Venture Agreement with Rio Tinto Exploration Pty Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rio Tinto Limited ("Rio Tinto") (NYSE:RIO); covering base metal exploration and development rights, in relation to certain granted exploration tenements and tenement applications in McArthur Basin Mining...

NASA Sees Some Punch Left In System 94S
2014-01-16 14:53:24

NASA The tropical low pressure area known as System 94S still has some punch in it as the low-level center of circulation continues to track over Western Australia and the Northern Territory. NASA's Aqua satellite showed that thunderstorms in the low had the potential for heavy rain as it continues to track over land, and heavy rainfall warnings are in effect in the Northern Territory. NASA's Aqua satellite passed over System 94S on January 15 at 11:59 a.m. EST and the Atmospheric...

Rainfall From System 94S Seen Over Australia's Arnhem Region
2014-01-15 08:23:50

NASA The low pressure area designated as System 94S has been trying to organize off the northern coast of Australia's Northern Territory for a couple of days. NASA's TRMM satellite passed overhead on January 14 and saw some areas of heavy rainfall as the low appears more organized. NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite known as TRMM measured the rainfall rates occurring in System 94S as it affected the northern coast of...

2013-11-06 16:25:00

DENVER, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Gold Corp. (TSX & NYSE MKT: VGZ) ("Vista" or the "Company") today announced that on Friday it submitted the Mt. Todd gold project's Final Environmental Impact Statement ("EIS") to regulators in the Northern Territory, Australia. Frederick H. Earnest, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "Following the conclusion of the public consultation process, the Vista team has worked diligently to compile responses to comments...

2013-09-12 08:22:43

DENVER, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Petroleum Corporation ("Magellan" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MPET) today announced that on September 12, 2013, the Company through its indirect subsidiary, Magellan Petroleum Corporation (NT) Pty Ltd ("MPNT"), signed a gas supply and purchase agreement (the "Dingo GSPA") with Northern Territory Power and Water Corporation ("PWC") for the long-term sale of gas from the Company's Dingo gas field. Pursuant to the Dingo GSPA, the Company...

2013-05-29 08:23:10

DENVER, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Gold Corp. ("Vista" or the "Company") (NYSE MKT and TSX: VGZ) today announced the positive results of a new preliminary feasibility study (the "PFS") for its Mt. Todd gold project (the "Project") in Northern Territory, Australia. The PFS evaluates two development scenarios including a 50,000 tonne per day ("tpd") project that develops more of the Mt. Todd resource (the "Base Case") and generates a larger Net Present Value ("NPV") and a...

2013-05-22 08:22:28

DENVER, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Gold Corp. ("Vista" or the "Company") (NYSE MKT and TSX: VGZ) today published the significant results of feasibility-level metallurgic test work supporting the comminution circuit design and estimated gold recovery rates for the Batman deposit at the Mt. Todd gold project in Northern Territory, Australia. The test work was based on HQ core samples from the Company's 2011 and 2012 drilling programs and included extensive variability testing. This...

2013-05-15 04:21:00

SYDNEY, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 18 finalists for Tourism Australia's 'Best Jobs in the World' - three for each of the six dream jobs - have been chosen and will travel Down Under next month to spend a week undergoing the final stage of the global competition. For downloadable print and broadcast campaign materials visit the following link: http://medianet.multimediarelease.com.au/bundles/199f65c8-6e27-4b28-9651-eef8f9595a8a The lucky candidates from 12 countries will face...

2013-04-16 08:23:21

DENVER, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Gold Corp. (TSX & NYSE MKT: VGZ) ("Vista" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Northern Territory ("NT" or the "Territory") Government has awarded its Mt. Todd gold project Major Project Status, signifying the NT Government's support for the timely and responsible development of the Mt. Todd gold project. Major Project Status is awarded by the NT Government to projects that have the potential to provide significant economic...


Latest Northern Territory Reference Libraries

Fawn Antechinus, Antechinus bellus
2013-08-22 11:05:56

The fawn antechinus (Antechinus bellus) is a species of marsupial that is native to northern areas of Australia and it is the only member of its genus, Antechinus, to reside in the Northern Territory. It prefers a habitat within open tropical forests and holds a limited range. Oldfield Thomas, who gave it the scientific name bellus, first described the species in 1904. The fawn antechinus appears on the IUCN Red List with a conservation status of “Least Concern.” Although the fawn...

Black Wallaroo, Macropus bernardus
2013-06-07 13:34:52

The black wallaroo (Macropus bernardus), also known as Woodward's wallaroo or Bernard's wallaroo, is a member of the Macropodidae family that can be found in Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory. This area occurs in mountainous habitat between Nabarlek and South Alligator River that contains open eucalyptus forests and closed forests. The black wallaroo is the smallest and most unique of all wallaroo species. It displays sexual dimorphism, with males appearing to be all black or dark...

Northern Nail-tail Wallaby, Onychogalea unguifera
2012-10-27 14:47:26

The northern nail-tail wallaby (Onychogalea unguifera) is a marsupial that is also known as the sandy nail-tail wallaby. It can be found in Western Australia, Queensland, Australia, and the Northern Territory. It prefers a habitat with clay and softer soils in open woodlands or tussocks, or in shrub lands with limited tree vegetation. It can also be found in coastal areas with little vegetation. The northern nail-tail wallaby is the largest species within its genus, and is light tan in color,...

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2008-05-05 23:53:31

The Striped-faced Dunnart (Sminthopsis macroura), is an Australian marsupial. This animal is found throughout central Australia from the Pilbarra to central Northern Territory, western and central Queensland, south to north-east South Australia to north and west New South Wales. It inhabits sandy soils with dune hummock grasslands, tussock grasslands and scrublands. This dunnart has an average body length of 7 inches. Its weight varies between five and eight-tenths of an ounces. It has a...

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2006-12-26 15:41:07

The Australasian Pig-nose Turtle, Carettochelys insculpta, is a species of soft-shelled turtle native to freshwater streams, lagoons and rivers of the Northern Territory of Australia and southern New Guinea. This species is unlike any other species of freshwater turtle in the world. The shell is typically gray in color, with a leathery texture, while the front plate is cream colored. Their feet are actually flippers, resembling those of marine turtles. Its nose looks like that of a pig....

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