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2013-12-16 16:21:30

CHICAGO, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- John Bean Technologies Corporation (NYSE: JBT) today announced the retirement of Torbjorn Arvidsson, Vice President and Division Manager of JBT FoodTech's Food Solutions and Services Division, effective July, 2014. During his 28 years with JBT Corporation and its predecessors, Mr. Arvidsson served in a variety of business development and management roles. With Mr. Arvidsson's retirement, Steve Smith will assume an expanded role overseeing all...

2013-12-09 08:22:41

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy today announced that it will cease production at the Wilkie Creek Mine in Queensland's Surat Basin and close the mine by the end of 2013. Approximately 200 employees and contractors at the mine have been notified of the closure. "We have completed our strategic review of the Wilkie Creek Mine, and we have begun the process of winding down operations," said Peabody Energy Australia President Charles Meintjes. "We thank the...

2013-11-20 04:20:32

JOHANNESBURG, November 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) today announced net earnings from continuing operations for the September 2013 quarter of US$9 million compared with a net loss of US$129 million in the June 2013 quarter and earnings of US$122 million in the September 2012 quarter. In Rand terms the net earnings for the September 2013 quarter of R63 million compared with a net loss of R1,169 million in the June...

2013-11-12 12:21:19

The Former Stanley Associates, Inc. Executives Aim to Lead a Consolidation in the Government Services Industry RESTON, Va., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GAP Solutions, Inc. ("GAP Solutions" or the "Company"), a leading provider of professional and technical services primarily to civilian agency customers, is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of the Company by an entity led by Eric Wolking and Pat Flannery. Messrs. Wolking and Flannery are former Stanley Associates, Inc....

2013-10-22 12:25:20

Created by veterans of Siri, Apple, Google, TechCrunch, and Yahoo! Messenger, Emu understands messages and adds "magic buttons" for scheduling meetings, making restaurant reservations, buying movie tickets, and sharing location in real time. PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Emu(TM) today announced immediate availability of its free Google® Android® smart texting app, Emu Messenger, at http://emu.is/download. Emu is an SMS app with a contextual assistant, combining...

2013-10-03 16:20:52

JOHANNESBURG, October 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) today announced that attributable Group production for the September 2013 quarter (Q3 2013) is expected to be 496,000 gold-equivalent ounces, which is 10% higher than the 451,000 achieved in the June 2013 quarter (Q2 2013). Cash costs are expected to be approximately US$780/oz, which is 9% lower than the US$857/oz achieved in Q2, and notional cash expenditure...

2013-09-12 20:20:32

TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Gran Colombia Gold Corp. (TSX: GCM, OTC:TPRFF) announced today that it produced a total 9,988 ounces of gold and 15,273 ounces of silver in August 2013 from its underground mining operations at Segovia and Marmato in Colombia. This brings year-to-date total production to 70,939 ounces of gold and 104,475 ounces of silver. Serafino Iacono, Executive Co-Chairman of Gran Colombia, commenting on the production update, said, "Over the last six...

2013-09-09 08:21:37

JOHANNESBURG, September 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) is pleased to announce that striking workers of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) returned to work at its South Deep mine on Friday after receiving a two-year salary offer from the Chamber of Mines. The settlement will also be extended to UASA, the only other trade union present at South Deep. In terms of the agreement: - Category 4...

2013-09-05 00:20:18

MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - The Board of Newcrest Mining Limited today announced that Dr Maurice Newman AC, former Chairman of the Australian Securities Exchange, had completed his independent review of the Company's disclosure and investor relations practices. The appointment of Dr Newman to conduct an independent review was announced by the Company on 25 June 2013. Following Newcrest's commitment to report publicly on the actions arising from Dr Newman's...

2013-08-22 20:21:01

VANCOUVER, Aug. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Coalspur Mines Limited ("Coalspur" or "Company") (ASX: CPL, TSX: CPT) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Robert ("Rob") Gough as Chief Financial Officer with effect from October 1, 2013. Mr. Gough, MBA, B.Com, CPA, previously worked at BHP Billiton for a cumulative 16 years that included a number of senior executive roles. Most recently Mr. Gough was Vice President Finance (CFO) for BHP Billiton's Energy Coal division based in Sydney,...


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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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