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2013-04-30 12:21:50

JOHANNESBURG, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) has published its Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves supplement to the 2012 Integrated Annual Review on the Gold Fields website at http://www.goldfields.co.za. The Gold Fields Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves Supplement 2012 is made up as follows: - The Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves Overview, which provides a...

2013-04-25 08:38:00

Toronto Stock Exchange: VG VANCOUVER, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Veris Gold Corp. (TSX: VG) (OTCQB: YNGFF) (Frankfurt Xetra Exchange: NG6A) is pleased to announce that the 8 millionth ounce of gold was produced from the Jerritt Canyon processing plant in Nevada on March 21, 2013.  The long-lived gold mining operations at Jerritt Canyon make it part of only a few leading gold production properties in Nevada. In the early operating years from 1983 to 2006, the Jerritt Canyon...

2013-04-09 08:21:48

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) is pleased to report that employees at its Tarkwa and Damang mines in Ghana returned to work yesterday evening and this morning after embarking on illegal industrial action last Tuesday (2 April 2013). This follows after management and the Ghana Mineworkers Union reached settlement on the issues that gave rise to the dispute. Notes to editors...

2013-03-28 08:25:10

SYDNEY, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sydney Harbour Bridge will be the centrepiece of an interactive light installation for Vivid Sydney, bringing world-class lighting artistry to one of Australia's most internationally recognised landmarks. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130328/HK84164 ) Vivid Sydney event partner, Intel Australia has teamed up with Sydney-based lighting innovators; 32 Hundred Lighting, to create an immersive projection onto the bridge's western face...

2013-03-27 00:22:40

TORONTO, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Gran Colombia Gold Corp. (TSX: GCM) announced today the release of its audited consolidated financial statements, accompanying management's discussion and analysis (MD&A) and Annual Information Form for the 2012 fiscal year. All financial figures contained herein are expressed in U.S. dollars unless otherwise noted. 2013 Highlights -- Gold production of 100,895 ounces in 2012 represented a 10 percent increase over...

2013-03-25 08:23:38

Company Channels its So. Cal. Culture and Expands Engagement with Surf Community SANTA ANA, Calif., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- mophie(TM), developer of accessories that allow consumers do more with their portable devices, today announced it has signed on as a sponsor at the upcoming Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach, the longest running surf contest in the world, being held at Torquay, Australia, which runs from March 27 to April 7. mophie's sponsorship further demonstrates its...

2013-03-21 08:27:13

SYDNEY, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's creative industries are set to flock to Sydney with the announcement of the annual Vivid Sydney program that will transform the city into a colourful canvas of light, music and ideas from 24 May to 10 June. Now in its fifth year, Vivid Sydney is an established international event and will showcase its largest program to date, featuring more than 60 vibrant lighting installations around Sydney Harbour, over 100 creative industry workshops...

2013-03-11 23:04:00

℠My Australian Prince´ takes readers across the globe in commanding story of power and love. BEECHBORO, Australia (PRWEB) March 12, 2013 Elmie Yan´s new book “My Australian Prince” (published by Trafford Publishing), tells a story of migration set in Western Australia´s rugged Kalgoorlie-Boulder, the archipelago of the Southern Ocean, and Paris. Alain James Goldenbough, endowed with magnetic handsomeness and intelligence, is born in 1960 into Western...

2013-03-11 12:23:56

Book by March 20 and get 7 Nights in Sydney + Airfare from $1699 SYDNEY, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It's time to spring for that trip to Sydney! Travelscene is offering incredible savings on a seven-night trip this spring with rates from $1699, including airfare. Australia's largest and most famous city is home to beautiful beaches, iconic landmarks, and is Australia's premier events capital. The "Best Sydney" package offers the ultimate ease in vacation planning, and the...

Cyclone Rusty Threatening Western Australia Seen By NASA
2013-02-26 07:40:30

NASA Tropical Cyclone Rusty formed on Feb. 24 and has already caused warnings up for the residents of northwestern West Australia, including Port Hedland. NASA's Terra satellite saw that outer bands of this quick-forming tropical cyclone were already affecting land. The Australian Bureau of Meteorology (ABOM) has posted cyclone warnings and a yellow and blue alert for Western Australia as Rusty approaches for a landfall. A Cyclone Warning is in effect from Broome to Mardie, and adjacent...


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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