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2010-11-17 07:00:00

CHICAGO and ADELAIDE, Australia, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- SA Health, the public health system of South Australia, today named Allscripts as the Vendor of Choice (VOC) for a strategic initiative to improve patient care, satisfaction and clinical workflow across its network of hospitals and health clinics. SA Health plans to deploy the Sunrise Enterprise(TM) 5.5 suite of advanced clinical, access management and financial solutions. (Logo:...

2010-10-28 15:24:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- It's time to start planning travel to South Australia because starting on November 1 through December 31, 2010, the South Australia Tourism Commission and Qantas Airways have partnered to offer unlimited flights for two for one year to South Australia--the "WOW" state! Renowned for its unique blend of Wine, Outback, and Wildlife, one lucky traveler and a guest, who will be selected on January 15, 2011, will be able to fly to South Australia for one full...

2010-09-14 22:30:00

ADELAIDE, South Australia, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Adelaide-based seed capital investor Playford Capital is celebrating a major milestone: A$100 million in investment and support to South Australian technology start-ups. Playford Capital CEO Amanda Heyworth said the milestone reflected A$19.6 million committed by Playford Capital itself, and more than A$80 million the fund has helped secure from co-investors. She said investment provided by and through Playford Capital had enabled 42...

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2010-06-10 07:05:00

The space and astronomy worlds have June 13 circled on the calendar. That's when the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) expects the sample return capsule of the agency's technology demonstrator spacecraft, Hayabusa, to boomerang back to Earth. The capsule, along with its mother ship, visited a near-Earth asteroid, Itokawa, five years ago and has logged about 2 billion kilometers (1.25 billion miles) since its launch in May 2003. With the return of the Hayabusa capsule, targeted for...

2010-06-08 21:06:00

GREENWICH, Conn., June 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWI) (NYSE: GWR) announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of FreightLink Pty Ltd, Asia Pacific Transport Pty Ltd and related corporate entities (together FreightLink) for A$334 million (US$277.2 million at current exchange rates), plus the assumption of debt with a carrying value of A$1.7 million (US$1.4 million). In addition, GWI expects to incur transaction-related expenses...

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2010-05-02 08:15:28

For insight into what can happen when the Earth's carbon cycle is altered -- a cause and consequence of climate change -- scientists can look to an event that occurred some 720 million years ago. New data from a Princeton University-led team of geologists suggest that an episode called "snowball Earth," which may have covered the continents and oceans in a thick sheet of ice, produced a dramatic change in the carbon cycle. This change in the carbon cycle, in turn, may have triggered future...

2010-02-10 07:00:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ETSA Utilities, the primary distributor of electricity to South Australia, has selected standalone mobile business software. The ClickSoftware Mobility Suite from ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: CKSW), the leading provider of workforce management and service optimization solutions. The suite will allow the business to extend the benefits of its existing enterprises systems, leverage its mobile workforce, improve their...

2009-12-04 15:56:00

PORTLAND, Maine, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Magellan Petroleum Corporation (Nasdaq: MPET) (ASX: MGN) announced the pending sale of all its assets located in the Cooper Basin, Australia, subject to closing of final sale agreements. The Cooper Basin assets, including the Nockatunga, Kiana, and Aldinga oil fields and other miscellaneous exploration licenses will be sold (subject to final sale agreements) in a series of transactions totaling A$9.5million (US$8.8 million) net of fees and...

2009-11-10 15:08:00

PORTLAND, Maine, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Magellan Petroleum Corporation (Nasdaq: MPET; ASX: MGN) ("Magellan") announced its production and exploration activities for the quarter ended September 30, 2009. OIL & GAS SALES Natural Gas The Company's share of natural gas sales during the quarter ended September 30, 2009 decreased by 13 percent from the September 2008 quarter, as detailed below: Field (Magellan Share) Million Cubic Feet Terajoules Variance...

2009-08-06 08:00:00

PORTLAND, Maine, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Magellan Petroleum Corporation (NCM: MPET; ASX: MGN) ("Magellan") announced its production and exploration activities for the quarter ended June 30, 2009. OIL & GAS SALES Natural Gas The Company's share of natural gas sales during the quarter ended June 30, 2009 decreased by 7 percent from the June 2008 quarter, as detailed below: Million Cubic Feet Field (Magellan Share) ------------------...


Latest South Australia Reference Libraries

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2014-02-01 07:49:27

Pellandini Cars Ltd was a South Australian kit car manufacturer founded in 1970 by Peter Pellandine. It was located at Cherry Gardens, South Australia. Other projects included the development of a steam powered car. He closed the company in 1978. In 1979, Pellandine moved to Thetford, Norfolk, England where he started Pelland Engineering, which also manufactured kit cars. Pellandine’s design was sold to Ryder Cars in 1980. The company was then sold to Graham Autos, but very few cars...

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2008-05-05 23:53:31

The Striped-faced Dunnart (Sminthopsis macroura), is an Australian marsupial. This animal is found throughout central Australia from the Pilbarra to central Northern Territory, western and central Queensland, south to north-east South Australia to north and west New South Wales. It inhabits sandy soils with dune hummock grasslands, tussock grasslands and scrublands. This dunnart has an average body length of 7 inches. Its weight varies between five and eight-tenths of an ounces. It has a...

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2007-10-24 13:46:19

The White-chinned Petrel (Procellaria aequinoctialis), is a large seabird in the family Procellariidae. It ranges around the Southern Ocean as far north as South Australia, Peru and Namibia, and breeds colonially on scattered islands; South Georgia, Prince Edward Islands, Crozet Islands, Kerguelen Islands, Auckland Island, Campbell Island and Antipodes Islands. The diet of the White-chinned Petrel is composed mainly of krill, followed by fish. White-chinned Petrels feed by surface...

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2006-12-12 13:21:48

The Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) is a thickset arboreal marsupial herbivore native to Australia, and the only surviving representative of the family Phascolarctidae. The Koala is found all along the eastern coast of Australia from near Adelaide to the southern part of Cape York Peninsula. The Koalas of South Australia were largely exterminated during the early part of the 20th century, but the state has since been repopulated with Victorian stock. The Koala is not found in Tasmania or...

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