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2014-05-21 12:22:35

MELBOURNE, May 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Newcrest Mining Limited (ASX: NCM) today announced the opening by the New South Wales Premier, of Cadia East Gold Mine, Australia's largest underground mine. A copy of the release may be found at www.newcrest.com.au and on www.sedar.com. SOURCE Newcrest Mining Limited

2014-05-21 08:30:13

Kovac's HydraFacial treatment is restoring youth to the faces of men and women at her clinic in Noosa, Australia NOOSA, Australia, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grace Kovac at the Professional Beauty Clinic on the Sunshine Coast is delivering that long-sought-after beauty magic of restoring youth to the faces of men and women, making the world a more beautiful place. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140520/89423 )(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140520/89422 )...

2014-05-13 16:23:08

ST. LOUIS, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) today announced that it has entered into a sale and purchase agreement with Singapore-based Bentley Resources to sell its Wilkie Creek Mine in Queensland's Surat Basin for approximately US$70 million in cash and the assumption of rail/port obligations and other liabilities, with closing subject to certain conditions. Wilkie Creek has been closed since December 2013. Peabody Energy is the world's largest...

2014-04-23 08:25:35

Trading Symbols: TSX: CRJ; OTCQB: CLGRF SASKATOON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Claude Resources Inc. ("Claude" and or the "Company") today announced first quarter production results of 11,344 ounces, representing a 40% increase from the 8,082 ounces produced in the first quarter in 2013. The grade in the first quarter also increased significantly by 34% to 5.76 grams per tonne from the first quarter in 2013....

2014-04-21 23:07:36

Cubic Transportation Systems and the New South Wales (NSW) state government are celebrating the successful – and ahead of schedule – rollout of the new Opal smart card to all train stations in the greater Sydney area. SYDNEY (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Cubic Transportation Systems and the New South Wales (NSW) state government are celebrating the successful – and ahead of schedule – rollout of the new Opal smart card to all train stations in the greater Sydney area. Opal became...

2014-04-15 08:26:29

Despite frustration, loss, mistakes and wishful thinking, the love and support for Paul shines through as the 9 siblings struggle to understand the illness, the system, and to stay together - all while trying to focus on their own lives BEDFORD, N.Y., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a book that has been called "powerful and emotional," author Katherine Flannery Dering brings to life the experiences of one large family before and after the onset of mental illness. The book takes the...

2014-04-14 12:23:42

TORONTO, April 14, 2014 /CNW/ - St Andrew Goldfields Ltd. (TSX: SAS) (OTCQX: STADF), ("SAS" or the "Company") is pleased to report first quarter 2014 production of 24,361 ounces of gold from its Holt, Holloway and Hislop mines. The Company's annual production guidance for 2014 is between 75,000 - 85,000 ounces of gold. "We are pleased to see Holt, our flagship asset, off to a strong start in the first quarter of 2014," said Duncan Middlemiss, President & CEO of SAS. "Production...

2014-04-02 12:28:30

Schedule a lunch, share a location, and set a reminder--as easily as sending a photo. It's texting, for grown-ups. PALO ALTO, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emu today announced its smart text messaging app, Emu for iPhone: texting with a built-in assistant. Emu is now available on the App Store. Emu tackles the consumer tech problem of inefficient planning and never-ending text conversations. Created by alumni of Siri, Apple, Google and Yahoo, Emu is built using artificial...

2014-04-01 04:20:43

SYDNEY, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday 1st April 2014, eight climbers were treated to a big surprise, a world-first flash mob 134 meters above the Sydney Harbour in a salute to April's Fool's Day. The unsuspecting climbers began ascending the iconic bridge for what they believed to be a traditional BridgeClimb experience. When they reached the top they were surrounded from all angles by a 30 person strong flash mob. There were big arms, canons and spirit fingers as the...

2014-03-19 12:22:14

New Video Captures Flannery's Inspiring Lifestyle and Philosophy JACKSON CENTER, Ohio, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Airstream has released the brand's first "Live Riveted" stories feature video in a continuation of the company's Live Riveted campaign designed to capture the spirit of the Airstream lifestyle. The video focuses on Tim Flannery - champion baseball coach, musician, surfer and philanthropist, and showcases personal and inspiring stories capturing his passion for living...


Latest States and territories of Australia Reference Libraries

Burrunan Dolphin, Tursiops australis
2013-09-19 11:08:29

The Burrunan dolphin (Tursiops australis) is one of three recognized species of bottlenose dolphin. It can be found in two areas of Victoria, Australia. One population can be found in the Gippsland Lakes, where about 50 reside, and one in Port Phillip, where about 100 individuals reside. Haplotypes of the Burrunan dolphin have been discovered in an area extending from the Spencer Gulf waters west to St. Francis Island. Because of its low numbers, it is thought to deserve protection from the...

Quokka, Setonix brachyurus
2012-10-27 16:53:56

The quokka (Setonix brachyurus) is the sole member of its genus, Setonix, and is a marsupial in the macropod family. It is native to Australia, holding a fragmented range that includes coastal islands like Bald Island and Rottnest Island. There is a small population in continental Australia located in Two Peoples Bay Nature Reserve. On Rottnest Island, its preferred habitat includes areas in cultivated gardens to semiarid scrublands. The quokka was first discovered by Europeans, and in 1696,...

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2009-04-07 18:18:26

The Blue Bonnet (Northiella haematogaster) is a species of bird native to Australia. It is the only member of the genus Northiella. Its habitat includes open woodland, scrub, river forest, spinifex (a type of Australian grass), and farmlands. It is found throughout the eastern half of Australia, and a smaller race is found in the western Australian Nullarbor (flat, almost treeless, arid or semi-arid country immediately north of the Great Australian Bight) region. This bird is about 10.6...

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2008-06-13 22:49:05

The eastern Spinebill (Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris), is a species of honeyeater found in dry sclerophyll forest, scrub and heathland from the Cooktown area in North Queensland south through New South Wales east of the Great Dividing Range, through Victoria and into the Flinders Ranges in eastern South Australia as well as throughout Tasmania. Adaptable, they can be found in urban gardens with sufficient vegetation to act as cover and a food source. It is around 6 inches long, and has a...

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2008-05-05 23:48:15

Gilbert's Potoroo (Potorous gilbertii), is an Australian marsupial that is critically endangered. It lives in a restricted area on the southwest coast of Western Australia.The potoroo was presumed extinct for 120 years before it was re-discovered in 1994 in Two Peoples Bay Nature Reserve. In efforts to protect the remaining population three potoroos (one male and two females) were relocated to Bald Island in August 2005 where they are free from predation. Since that time an additional four...

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