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2008-10-27 06:00:18

Legend International Holdings, Inc (OTCBB:LGDI) with phosphate projects in the State of Queensland, Australia announced today the executive appointments of Mr. Ed Walker as Project Manager, Mr Nigel D'Souza as General Manager Logistics and Mr Mark Edwards as Manager Geology; that new research on Legend has been initiated by Bank of Montreal Capital Markets; and welcomes Soros Fund Management LLC to its register. 1 Executive Appointments: Mr Ed Walker - Project Manager Mr Walker...

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2008-10-16 09:50:00

University of Arizona scientists experimenting with some of the coldest gases in the universe have discovered that when atoms in the gas get cold enough, they can spontaneously spin up into what might be described as quantum mechanical twisters or hurricanes. The surprising experimental results agree with independent numerical simulations produced by collaborating scientists at the University of Queensland in Australia. The Arizona and Queensland researchers are reporting the results of the...

2008-09-26 03:00:00

By Eldridge, Deanna Tenkate, Thomas D Abstract Even though environmental health is widely considered to be an integral component of disaster management, limited research on this topic has been conducted. Using a qualitative approach, the authors conducted in-depth interviews of practitioners in Queensland, Australia, to explore the role of environmental health in disaster management and determine how those internal and external to the profession perceive this role. The major themes that...

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2008-09-18 06:40:00

Researchers found a mining boom in Australia may be linked with a staggering rise in HIV infections among those who travel to Asia. In the past eight years, rates of HIV infections in Australia have increased by almost 50 percent according to a new national HIV-AIDS report released on Wednesday.In the year to December 2007, Australia had 27,331 cases of HIV infection and 10,230 cases of AIDS, said the report by the National Center in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research."The annual number...

2008-09-17 09:00:53

Electricity network operator Energex has announced that it is investing more than A$10 million on a new substation for Holland Park East in Queensland, Australia. According to the company, new modular buildings are now on site and the new substation is expected to be up and running early 2009. Included in the works is a major reinforcement project currently underway at the Camp Hill substation. The project is part of an A$4 billion-plus five-year capital expenditure program currently...

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2008-09-11 11:34:56

Researchers announced on Tuesday the rediscovery of a tiny frog species in a remote area of Australia's tropical north thought by many experts to be extinct. Having gone unseen since 1991, the 1.5 inch-long Armoured Mistfrog, was thought to have been wiped out by a devastating fungus that struck northern Queensland state, experts said. But professor Ross Alford, head of a research team on threatened frogs at the university, said two months ago a doctoral student at James Cook University in...

2008-09-08 12:00:36

HOUSTON, Sept. 8, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Holloman Energy Corporation (OTCBB:HENC) ("the Company"), through its interim CEO, Grant Petersen is pleased to announce that it is beginning a drilling program of shallow test wells (200m) on its Australian Petroleum Exploration Lease (PEL) 112, to confirm the location of physical structures identified by the Company's seismic data. This shallow drilling is in advance of a multi-well drilling program with total depths to approximately 6,500 feet, is...

2008-09-02 06:00:21

Legend International Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB:LGDI) with phosphate projects in the State of Queensland, Australia, announces that drilling has commenced at the D-Tree project which forms part of its Queensland phosphate landholdings, and has substantial historically delineated phosphate projects. The drilling at D-Tree will be a mixture of reverse circulation and diamond core drilling and the Company plans to drill approximately 20,000 metres at D-Tree over a period of three months, and a...

2008-08-18 06:00:35

Caltex Australia has completed a major upgrade to its Lytton fuel distribution terminal to enable more of its service stations in Brisbane and regional Queensland to offer Bio E10 Unleaded petrol with 10% ethanol. The company said that 93 service stations in the Caltex network in Queensland and 228 across Australia currently offer Bio E10 Unleaded. With the upgraded terminal facilities, Caltex will be able to offer more of its customers in Queensland the choice of using a fuel that reduces...

2008-08-12 09:01:18

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 12, 2008) - Far West Mining Ltd. (TSX:FWM) is pleased to announce that diamond drilling is scheduled to commence on the Georgetown Silver-Lead- Zinc Project in Queensland, Australia during the third week of August, 2008. The Company plans to complete a ten-hole 3,000 metre program testing magnetic and electromagnetic geophysical targets within the next three months. Far West Mining Ltd. ("the Company"), through its wholly-owned subsidiary Far...


Latest Queensland Reference Libraries

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...

Whiptail Wallaby, Macropus parryi
2013-06-07 13:25:42

The whiptail wallaby or pretty-faced wallaby (Macropus parryi) is a member of the Macropodidae family that can be found in eastern areas of Australia. Its range extends from Cooktown, Queensland to Grafton, New South Wales. This species is light in color, with grey to brown fur occurring on most of its body. The chest is typically black or white in color, and the face holds black stripes underlined by white stripes. This species receives its common name, the pretty-faced wallaby, from these...

Lemur-like Ringtail Possum
2013-04-30 14:16:43

The lemur-like ringtail possum (Hemibelideus lemuroides), also known as the brushy-tailed ringtail or the lemuroid ringtail possum, is the sole member of its genus. It is most closely related to the greater glider. Its range is small, encompassing the area between Cairns and Ingham in Queensland, Australia, with one small population occurring on Carbine Tableland. Its bushy tail helps distinguish it from other ringtail possums, and the lack of membrane under the arms and legs help distinguish...

2012-06-14 10:02:09

Symbol: SEPUP3 Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    I Synonyms:   PAPU7 Panicum pumilum auct. non Poir.     SEGLP2 Setaria glauca (L.) P. Beauv. var. pallidefusca (Schumach.) T. Koyama     SEGLP Setaria glauca (L.) P. Beauv. var. pallidifusca (Schumach.) T. Koyama, orth. var.     SEPA18 Setaria pallidefusca (Schumach.) Stapf & C.E. Hubbard     SEPA82...

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