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2012-08-14 14:20:58

(All amounts in US dollars unless otherwise stated and all production figures are approximate) VANCOUVER, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Pan American Silver Corp. (NASDAQ: PAAS; TSX: PAA) (the "Company", or "Pan American"), today reported operational and financial results for the second quarter of 2012.  In addition, Pan American provided an update on its operations and its development projects including the integration of the recently-acquired Dolores mine. This earnings...

2012-04-23 23:03:35

Adelaide “Report It” app will serve 1.2 million residents; CitySourced mobile service request platform now deployed in four continents Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 23, 2012 Adelaide City Council is expanding its range of free apps, with ℠Adelaide Report it´ as the latest mobile phone application to be released. The new app allows users to take a photo of potholes, graffiti and other maintenance issues in the city and submit it to the Council´s Customer Service...

2012-02-01 00:00:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Apache Corporation (NYSE and Nasdaq: APA) today announced that its Apache Energy Limited subsidiary has completed previously announced plans to acquire an interest in Burrup Holdings Limited, owner of an ammonia fertilizer plant in the Burrup Peninsula region of Western Australia, from ANZ Bank. Apache paid $439 million, including customary closing adjustments, to acquire a 49-percent interest in Burrup Holdings Limited. Yara International ASA...

2012-01-13 07:00:00

TORONTO, Jan. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - AuRico Gold Inc. (TSX:AUQ) (NYSE:AUQ), ("AuRico", "AuRico Gold" or "the Company") announces preliminary results for the fourth quarter. All amounts are in U.S. dollars unless otherwise indicated. Gold equivalent grades are based on a gold equivalency ratio of 55:1 unless otherwise indicated. During the fourth quarter the Company completed the acquisition of Northgate Minerals Corporation ("Northgate"), which included the exciting Young-Davidson...

NASA Sees Tropical Storm Heidi Approaching Australia's Pilbara Coast
2012-01-11 12:17:45

Tropical Storm Heidi is forecast to make landfall today along the Pilbara coast of Western Australia as warnings pepper the coast. NASA's Aqua satellite passed overhead early in the day and captured a visible image showing Heidi's center still north of the Pilbara coast, while her outer bands continue to bring rainfall and gusty winds to coastal residents. NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Heidi on January 11, 2012 at 02:30 UTC (Jan. 10 at 10:30 a.m. EST) and the Moderate Resolution...

2011-12-14 07:00:00

SYDNEY, Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Vivid Sydney, the largest celebration of light, music and ideas in the Southern Hemisphere, will once again transform Sydney's harbour city after dark from the 25 May - 11 June 2012. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111214/HK22509 ) Sydney's world famous Harbour Foreshore, Circular Quay and The Rocks will become the ultimate outdoor stage for over 50 light art sculptures, large scale light installations and projections and including...

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2010-12-20 08:05:00

Australian citizens used to summer temperatures in the mid-80s this time of the year have been surprised by gusty winds and nearly a foot worth of Christmastime snows. According to early morning AFP reports, residents in the eastern states of New South Wales and Victoria received four inches of snowfall. However, Bonnie Malkin of the Telegraph states that the snowfall is actually as much as 11 inches in some areas of New South Wales, and that temperatures in some areas have dipped to 39.2...

2010-10-05 07:05:00

SYDNEY, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, SuccessFactors, Inc. (Nasdaq: SFSF) announced that Bankwest (Bank of Western Australia), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia with over 900,000 customers nationwide, has selected SuccessFactors to optimize workforce performance and productivity as well as to provide executives and managers with the data they need to maximize business results. With 5,000 employees across Australia, Bankwest needed a solution to enhance its...

2009-07-22 17:52:00

- Reports Progress on Advanced Development Stage Projects, Provides Exploration Update - TORONTO, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YAMANA GOLD INC. (TSX: YRI; NYSE: AUY; LSE: YAU) announced that it has declared commercial production at its Gualcamayo mine effective July 1, 2009. Located in the province of San Juan, Argentina, the Gualcamayo mine is expected to contribute significantly to Yamana's overall production and be one of its core mines. The Gualcamayo mine primary ore pass,...

2009-03-04 08:21:00

Record Gold Production Forecast for 2009 VANCOUVER, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - (All figures in US dollars except where noted) - Northgate Minerals Corporation (TSX: NGX; NYSE ALTERNEXT/AMEX: NXG) today reported net earnings of $18,668,000 or $0.07 per diluted common share and cash flow from operations of $5,858,000 or $0.02 per diluted common share for the fourth quarter of 2008. For the full year, net earnings were $10,742,000 or $0.04 per diluted common share and cash flow from...


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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