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2008-08-12 06:00:49

Legend International Holdings, Inc (OTCBB:LGDI) with phosphate projects in the State of Queensland, Australia announced today that the Managing Director of Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited ("IFFCO"), Dr U.S Awasthi, and Mr Manish Gupta, Executive Director of IFFCO, Dr Allan Trench and Mr Henry Herzog have joined the Board of Legend. The Company also announced it has issued 5,000,000 shares of common stock to IFFCO at $2.50 in accordance with the exercise of options previously...

2008-08-06 06:00:35

Legend International Holdings, Inc (OTCBB:LGDI) with phosphate projects in the State of Queensland, Australia, announces that the Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited ("IFFCO") have exercised 5,000,000 options in Legend at a strike price of $US 2.50 pursuant to the Share Options Agreement entered into on July 16, 2008. The options exercise will provide an additional $US12.5 million of gross funding for the Company ($US12.3 million net of transactional costs) and will increase...

2008-07-29 18:00:46

HARTFORD, Conn., July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Magellan Petroleum Corporation ("Magellan") announced its production and exploration activities for the quarter ended June 30, 2008. OIL & GAS SALES Natural Gas The Company's share of natural gas sales during the quarter ended June 30, 2008 decreased by 3 percent from the June 2007 quarter, as detailed below: Field (Magellan Share) Million Cubic Feet Total Daily Terajoules...

2008-07-16 06:00:08

By MARTYN McLAUGHLIN IT WAS a remarkable escape from almost certain death which has earned "Lucky" the right to brag from the treetops of Queensland. The eight-year-old koala was struck by a car travelling at high speed and then dragged along for a further seven miles before the unsuspecting driver was made aware of her unlikely hitch-hiker. Rescuers, who noticed the marsupial clinging to the front of the vehicle, his body dangling loosely, initially thought he had been decapitated....

2008-07-15 09:01:05

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - July 15, 2008) - Waratah Coal Inc (TSX VENTURE:WCI). The Queensland Government today announced support for what is likely to be Australia's largest coal project with a proposed $A5.3 billion mine, rail and port development in Central Queensland. The Company is proposing a thermal coal mine in the Galilee Basin linked by a new 495km rail line to a purpose-built export facility on the Central Queensland Coast. Waratah Coal CEO and President Peter Lynch...

2008-07-07 18:00:26

XeroCoat, Inc., a pioneering Silicon Valley start-up, today officially announced its entry into the solar energy market. Targeting the solar thermal and solar photovoltaic segments, XeroCoat designs and manufactures a high-performing anti-reflective coating for solar energy systems. Applicable across all solar energy technologies, the XeroCoat anti-reflective coating technology can significantly increase conversion efficiency and, consequently, the power output of solar systems in a very...

2008-06-30 06:02:44

Australia-based AGL Energy and its equal-stake joint venture partner, Arrow Energy, have entered into a sale and purchase agreement with the Victorian Funds Management Corporation, for the sale of the North Queensland Gas Pipeline for a total of A$205 million. AGL's share is A$102.5 million. This sale follows the purchase by AGL and Arrow of the Enertrade assets in November 2007, and relates to the on-sale of the gas pipeline asset only. AGL and Arrow will retain ownership of the gas...

2008-06-27 12:03:09

While at the Bundaberg Base Hospital, Jayant Patel is alleged to have punctured vital organs during surgery, failed to detect obvious breast cancers and hernias, and tampered with patient notes to conceal his incompetence. Nurses were so alarmed by his surgical blunders that they hid patients from him as he roamed the wards in search of people to operate on. More than 20 formal complaints were made, but they went unheeded, and Queensland health authorities helped Dr Patel to flee the...

2008-06-27 09:03:10

By Kathy Marks An American surgeon known as "Doctor Death" to medical staff at the Queensland hospital where he worked for two years is to be extradited on charges relating to the deaths of 17 patients. While at the Bundaberg Base Hospital, Jayant Patel is alleged to have punctured vital organs during surgery, failed to detect obvious breast cancers and hernias, and tampered with patient notes to conceal his incompetence. Nurses were so alarmed by his surgical blunders that they hid...

2008-06-17 12:00:48

HOUSTON, June 17, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Holloman Energy Corporation (OTCBB:HENC) ("the Company" or "HENC"), through its CEO, Grant Petersen, today has elected to give an interim update to shareholders in preparation to what management feels will be a very busy and productive last half of the year and beyond. Due to significant recent activity and interest by major international oil companies in Australia to include each of the three geological basins that HENC has properties totaling in...


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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