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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...

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...


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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