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2014-10-22 23:08:51

Brisbane deal expands Cubic capabilities established in the region since 2008. San Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 NextBus, a leader in Real-Time Passenger Information Systems (RTPIS), is expanding its market with its first project outside North America, with TransLink, the public transportation provider in south east Queensland, Australia. NextBus will deliver RTPIS to 19 separate transit providers that operate under TransLink. This follows a successful trial conducted from June...

2014-09-30 08:21:23

QUEENSLAND, Australia, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novagen Ingenium Inc (OTCQB: NOVZ) today announced that its subsidiary, Renegade Engine Company Pty Ltd. ("Renegade"), has expanded its operations to include traffic control services in Queensland, Australia. The new business line is expected to be revenue positive within three months. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140930/149259 Originally a custom bike manufacturer and retailer, Renegade was acquired by Novagen in 2012...

2014-09-17 23:10:43

Cubic Transportation Systems, a leading integrator of information technology and payment systems and services for public transportation, has in a world first deployed groundbreaking new technology in the Australian state of Queensland to make it easier for commuters to buy and top up go cards used for public transport. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Cubic Transportation Systems, a leading integrator of information technology and payment systems and services for public...

2014-06-27 23:06:17

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Precious Metals Mining in Australia to 2020” to its store. Australia exported 282,100 ounces of gold in 2012 mainly to India, the UK and Thailand. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Australia is one of the world’s major producers and exporters of precious metals with production of 8.5 million ounces of gold, 64.9 million ounces of silver and 11.5 million carats of diamond in 2013. Gold and diamond reserves are found mainly in the state of Western...

2014-04-02 04:21:55

TURKU, Finland, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Teleste's video surveillance solutions were selected to enforce the security operations related to G20 leaders summit in Queensland, November 2014. Teleste, an international technology group specialised in broadband video and data communication systems and services, today announced a deployment of its video surveillance solutions to Australian Federal Police and Queensland State Police. The deployment includes hardware and...

NASA Sees Some Power In Tropical Cyclone Gillian Before Making Landfall
2014-03-11 17:17:50

Rob Gutro/Hal Pierce, NASA NASA's TRMM satellite saw some towering thunderstorms in Tropical Cyclone Gillian before it made landfall over the Western Cape York Peninsula of Queensland, Australia. Gillian has been staying over land since, and is now a remnant low pressure area. On March 10, NASA and JAXA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite called TRMM passed over Tropical Cyclone Gillian. TRMM's Precipitation Radar (PR) instrument gathered data that showed some of the...

Double Tropical Trouble For Queensland, Australia Seen By NASA
2014-03-07 15:08:46

Rob Gutro, NASA There are two developing areas of tropical low pressure that lie east and west of Queensland, Australia. System 96P and System 98P, respectively. The MODIS instrument that flies aboard both NASA's Aqua and Terra satellites captured images of both tropical trouble-makers as each satellite passed overhead on March 7. In the Coral Sea, part of the Southwestern Pacific Ocean, System 96P was just 125 nautical miles/143.8 miles/231.5 km north-northeast of Willis Island,...

2014-03-05 04:21:38

KAWASAKI, Japan, March. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOL Holdings Corp. and its wholly owned subsidiary Super Sorghum Corp. will hold the "2014 Super Sorghum Pilot Farm Tour in Australia" on March 10, at Mr./Ms. Kevin & Amanda Mann CANE GROWER, 805 Hurney Road Home Hill, Queensland, Australia. The farm tour will be followed by a presentation on the Super Sorghum business and a networking event at Burdekin Motor Inn, 14 Eighth Ave., Home Hill, Queensland. (Photo:...

2014-02-10 11:12:35

Naturally regrowing woodlands in the subtropics can help to reduce declines in Australia’s reptiles, scientists have proposed. Research at the National Environmental Research Program’s (NERP) Environmental Decisions Hub has found that woodlands in the Australian subtropics can be restored as a haven for native reptiles if cleared areas are left to regrow. In turn, reptiles such as skinks, dragons, and geckos help restore the woodland ecosystems by providing links in the food chain....

2014-02-05 23:26:55

Proarch Podiatry is pleased to unveil its innovative website designed to educate patients who are dealing with a variety of foot, ankle, and lower extremity conditions. Cairns, Queensland (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 The podiatrists at Proarch Podiatry have been servicing the Cairns area since 1992 and the Sunshine Coast since 2008. Now, they are thrilled to have a brand-new website that accurately reflects their experience and commitment to their patients' foot health. In designing and...


Latest Queensland Reference Libraries

Orites excelsus
2014-10-13 13:23:35

Orites excelsus is a species of rainforest tree. The species may also be referred to as the Prickly ash, the Mountain silky oak or the White beefwood. This tree is a member of the Proteaceae family. O. excelsus can be found in New South Wales and southeast Queensland. Orites excelsus will typically grow to approximately 100 feet tall. Its trunk is thick with grey or brown bark. Mature leaves become simple and smooth measuring 1.6-7.4 inches and .6-1.8 inches wide. Young leaves are covered...

Alloxylon flammeum
2014-10-07 11:11:50

Alloxylon flammeum is a tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Queensland tree waratah or the Red silky oak. The medium-sized tree is a member of the Proteaceae family. A. flammeum may be found in northeastern Australia. Alloxylon flammeum can grow nearly 108 feet tall, although when cultivated it remains approximately 35 feet tall. The tree possesses a grey to brown bark and shiny, green leaves. The plant’s leaves typically measure 7.2 inches long. Between...

Northern Quoll, Dasyurus hallucatus
2014-05-19 11:54:09

The northern quoll (Dasyurus hallucatus), known by many other names including the satanellus and the northern native cat, is a species of marsupial that is native to Australia. Its range extends from southeast Queensland to the Pilbara region in Western Australia. It prefers to reside in open rocky ranges and eucalypt forest. The northern quoll is the smallest of all Australian quoll species, with females reaching an average body length between 9.8 and 12.2 inches with a weight of up to...

Dainty Green Tree Frog, Litoria gracilenta
2013-10-09 11:31:55

The Dainty Green Tree Frog (Litoria gracilenta), known also as the Graceful Tree Frog, is a tree frog that is native to eastern Queensland, and north-eastern New South Wales, Australia. It ranges from northern Cape York in Queensland to Gosford in New South Wales, with a small and most likely introduced population in Hornsby Heights in Sydney. It is the faunal emblem of the City of Brisbane. It is a slender and medium sized frog, reaching a length of 1.8 inches. It features a rich green...

Yellow-bellied Glider, Petaurus australis
2013-08-16 10:22:01

The yellow-bellied glider (Petaurus australis) is a species of gliding possum that can be found in eastern areas of Australia. Its range extends from Victoria to northern Queensland. It prefers a habitat within eucalypt forests, at elevations of up to 2,296 feet above sea level. This species holds two recognized subspecies, one of which is locally common and one that is rare to encounter. The yellow-bellied glider can reach an average body length of 11.8 inches, with an average tail length...

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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