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2013-06-27 23:35:06

Loc8.com, developers of the class-leading asset maintenance and field service software Loc8, has expanded its reach further into Australian mining sector after successfully implementing its solution at BHP Billiton Iron Ore’s rail operations, centered in Port Hedland, Australia. Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Loc8.com, developers of the class-leading asset maintenance and field service software Loc8, has expanded its reach further into Australian mining sector after...

Cyclone Rusty Threatening Western Australia Seen By NASA
2013-02-26 07:40:30

NASA Tropical Cyclone Rusty formed on Feb. 24 and has already caused warnings up for the residents of northwestern West Australia, including Port Hedland. NASA's Terra satellite saw that outer bands of this quick-forming tropical cyclone were already affecting land. The Australian Bureau of Meteorology (ABOM) has posted cyclone warnings and a yellow and blue alert for Western Australia as Rusty approaches for a landfall. A Cyclone Warning is in effect from Broome to Mardie, and adjacent...

Brief Life Of Tropical Cyclone Peta Seen By NASA
2013-01-24 15:40:04

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Infrared data from NASA's Aqua satellite has shown that soon after a low pressure system in northwestern West Australia became Tropical Storm Peta, it made landfall and started to fall apart. Early on Jan. 22, the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) gave System 93S a high chance for development into a tropical depression. At that time, System 93S was located near 19.2S and 120.7E, about 415 nautical miles (477.6 miles/768.6 km) east-northeast of...

NASA Sees Tropical Storm Heidi Approaching Australia's Pilbara Coast
2012-01-11 12:17:45

Tropical Storm Heidi is forecast to make landfall today along the Pilbara coast of Western Australia as warnings pepper the coast. NASA's Aqua satellite passed overhead early in the day and captured a visible image showing Heidi's center still north of the Pilbara coast, while her outer bands continue to bring rainfall and gusty winds to coastal residents. NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Heidi on January 11, 2012 at 02:30 UTC (Jan. 10 at 10:30 a.m. EST) and the Moderate Resolution...

2006-03-29 03:58:09

CANBERRA (Reuters) - A severe cyclone with winds exceeding 155 mph menaced northern parts of Western Australia on Wednesday, less than two weeks after a storm devastated homes and crops on the other side of the country. Some oil and gas operations and key iron ore ports closed ahead of the arrival of Cyclone Glenda in an area known as "cyclone alley" because it is regularly swept by storms at this time of year. The storm was downgraded later on Wednesday to a category four, one...

2006-03-29 03:55:00

CANBERRA -- A severe cyclone with winds exceeding 155 mph menaced northern parts of Western Australia on Wednesday, less than two weeks after a storm devastated homes and crops on the other side of the country. Some oil and gas operations and key iron ore ports closed ahead of the arrival of Cyclone Glenda in an area known as "cyclone alley" because it is regularly swept by storms at this time of year. The storm was downgraded later on Wednesday to a category four, one below the most powerful...

2006-03-28 21:25:00

CANBERRA -- A powerful cyclone with winds up to 300 kph (190 mph) menaced northern parts of Western Australia on Wednesday, less than two weeks after a storm devastated homes and crops on the other side of the country. Some oil and gas operations and key iron ore ports closed ahead of the arrival of Cyclone Glenda in an area known as "cyclone alley" because it is regularly swept by storms at this time of year. The storm, ranked in the most powerful grade for cyclones, category five, was about...

2006-01-09 18:09:35

CANBERRA (Reuters) - Tropical cyclone Clare hit the remote northwest Australian coast early Tuesday, with fierce winds and heavy rain cutting power to two towns that are the hub for the region's offshore gas and oil industries. The Bureau of Meteorology said the category 3 cyclone came ashore near Dampier, 1,200 km (750 miles) north of the Western Australian state capital of Perth, at about 3 a.m. (1900 GMT, January 9) with wind gusts up to 185 kph (115 mph). About 11,000 people live...


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  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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