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2014-08-27 04:20:30

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- APR Energy, a global leader in fast-track power solutions, today announces contract signature for a peaking power plant in Port Hedland, Pilbara, Western Australia. The power plant features four state-of-the-art GE TM2500+ dual-fuel turbines running on clean-burning natural gas. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120207/FL48583LOGO Contracted with the end-user customer, Horizon Power, the plant will run for a term of at least 30...

2014-08-25 00:20:09

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrities and top Hollywood wardrobe stylists admired handcrafted jewelry from the Diamonds with a Story( (TM)) collection at the StyleLab Suite, which took place during Emmy Awards week. The collection features one-of-a-kind baubles created by a variety of designers including Prestige, Le Vian Couture®, and InterJewel USA. The trend-setting assortment contains rare, natural color diamonds sustainably and ethically sourced from the Argyle...

2014-07-02 08:22:59

Also Announces Acquisitions in Mexico and Australia CLEVELAND, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) today announced it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Knox Oil Field Supply (Knox), a distributor of oilfield supplies and related services with 15 locations in Texas and one in New Mexico. Based in San Angelo, Texas, the business employs 140 people and has annual sales of more than $100 million. The Knox acquisition will be...

2014-06-27 23:06:17

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Precious Metals Mining in Australia to 2020” to its store. Australia exported 282,100 ounces of gold in 2012 mainly to India, the UK and Thailand. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Australia is one of the world’s major producers and exporters of precious metals with production of 8.5 million ounces of gold, 64.9 million ounces of silver and 11.5 million carats of diamond in 2013. Gold and diamond reserves are found mainly in the state of Western...

2014-02-27 12:31:04

LONDON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Public Safety LTE Market 2012-2016 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Public Safety Long Term Evolution (LTE) market to grow at a CAGR of 18.6 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is LTE's ability to provide broadband data applications. The Global Public Safety LTE Market has also been witnessing the continued...

NASA Tracks System 94S Over Western Australia
2014-01-17 13:47:29

NASA NASA's Terra satellite saw the System 94S, a tropical low, still holding together as it continued moving inland from the Northern Territory into Western Australia today, January 17. The tropical low pressure system known as System 94S took a more southern route than previously expected and moved into Western Australia today, January 17. System 94S is now expected to continue moving in a southerly direction according to the Australian Bureau of Meteorology or ABM. The MODIS or...

2014-01-01 23:01:39

In response to an article published by Mashable, fishbat, an award-winning online marketing firm, applauds Western Africa for implementing a warning system that uses Twitter to alert people of sharks wandering close to shore. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 01, 2014 fishbat, an award-winning online marketing firm, responds to an article published by Mashable on December 29, which discusses how Western Australia is using Twitter as an alert system to notify beachgoers of sharks wandering close...

Tropical Cyclone Alessia Forms, Threatens Western Australia
2013-11-22 12:31:00

NASA The low pressure area previously known as System 90S has continued organizing and consolidating and infrared data from NASA's Aqua satellite helped confirm its strengthening into Cyclone Alessia in the Southern Indian Ocean. Alessia formed off of Western Australia's Kimberley coast and the first Cyclone Warnings and Watches of the season are now in effect. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer instrument called MODIS that flies aboard NASA's Terra satellite captured a...

2013-11-13 23:00:18

Advocate of childhood safety, Florence Parry, shares tips for accident prevention. Perth, Australia (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 According to the United States Nationwide Children’s Hospital study, falling TVs send children to the emergency room every 30 minutes. Retired executive officer of the National Safety Council of Western Australia, Florence Parry asks: how can we make our children safer? In her new book “Great Grandma’s Guidelines to Prevent Childhood Accidents”, Parry...


Latest Western Australia Reference Libraries

Numbat, Myrmecobius fasciatus
2014-05-24 17:24:24

The numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus), also known as the marsupial anteater, banded anteater, or the walpurti, is a marsupial that can be found in Western Australia. This species once held a large range but it is now fragmented and limited to only a few small spots in Australia. It once resided in many habitats, but now it can only be found in eucalypt forests. Europeans first discovered this species in 1831, when Robert Dale led an expedition through the Avon Valley. George Robert Waterhouse...

Western Quoll, Dasyurus geoffroii
2014-05-24 17:09:58

The western quoll (Dasyurus geoffroii), also known as the western native cat and by many native names, is a species of marsupial that can be found in Australia. This species once held a large range, but it is now limited to the southwestern corner of Western Australia. It prefers to reside in arid and moist mallee and sclerophyll forests. It was first described by John Gould in 1841, when it was abundant in Australia. It is most closely related to the recently described bronze quoll, which is...

Banded Hare-wallaby, Lagostrophus fasciatus
2013-01-18 12:32:02

Image Caption: Banded Hare-wallaby. Credit: John Gould, F.R.S., Mammals of Australia, Vol. II Plate 60, London, 1863 / Wikipedia The banded hare-wallaby (Lagostrophus fasciatus), also known as a mernine, is a marsupial that can natively be found on the islands of Dorre and Bernier, off the coast of Western Australia. One small population has been introduced onto Faure Island, which appears to be growing in size. This species holds two recognized subspecies. The banded hare-wallaby can...

Reef Manta Ray, Manta alfredi
2012-12-29 11:15:17

The reef manta ray is found in shallow coastal waters around the Indo-West Pacific, The Red Sea, South Africa, Thailand and Western Australia. It can also be found around the southern islands of Japan and from Eastern Australia to French Polynesia, including the Hawaiian Islands. It will normally stay within a few miles of the shoreline around coral and rocky reef areas. The reef manta ray is the second largest of the ray family, reaching a maximum length of up to 16.4 feet and maximum...

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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Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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