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2014-10-12 23:00:13

CarePlus™ Gold Partner ELA has successfully secured two large Nurse Call expansion projects in both Private and Public sector healthcare facilities within Australia. Perth, Western Australia (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 NiQ Health would like to extend its congratulations to their Gold Partner ELA, based in Perth, Western Australia, on their successful integration of CarePlus™ into two leading healthcare facilities. ELA has over 40 years’ experience in designing and integrating...

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

Banksia sphaerocarpa
2014-10-13 12:41:28

Banksia sphaerocarpa is a shrub or tree species. The species is also known as the Fox banksia or the Round fruit banksia. B. sphaerocarpa belongs to the Proteaceae family. The tree can be found throughout the southwest of Western Australia. B. sphaerocarpa typically grows between 3 and 7 feet tall. In the northern ranges with more dry and warmer climates the species will not grow as tall. Banksia sphaerocarpa produces green, linear leaves. Its leaves are narrow and grow between 1-4 inches...

Banksia repens
2014-10-09 11:51:12

Banksia repens is a prostrate shrub species. The species may also be referred to as the Creeping banksia. B. repens is a member of the Proteaceae family and can be found growing naturally on the coast of Western Australia, specifically from D’Entrecasteaux National Park east to Mount Ragged. The plant prefers sandy soil with good drainage. When cultivated B. repens will take between 29 and 56 days to germinate from seed. Banksia repens produce leaves growing between 7 and 16 inches in...

Adenanthos cygnorum
2014-10-07 11:03:21

Adenanthos cygnorum is a tall shrub species. The species may also be referred to as the Common woollybush or simply the Woollybush. The plant is a member of the Proteaceae family. A. cygnorum grow only in Western Australia. The shrub is found along road sides and occurs commonly. The Adenanthos cygnorum species may grow as tall as 9.8 feet tall. The plant appears greenish-grey or blue-grey in coloration. Its leaves are small and covered with hair-like stubble. Its appearance and touch both...

Banksia vestita
2014-10-06 11:06:53

Banksia vestita is a shrub species native to Western Australia. It is commonly referred to as Summer Dryandria and is a member of the Proteaceae family.  It was actually known as Dryandra vestita until 2007, at which time all of the Dryandra species were changed to Banksia by Austin Mast and Kevin Thiele. B. vestita is a shrub with hairy stems. The plant typically grows up to almost 5 feet. It has leaves that are between 3.1 to 5.9 inches long and 7 to 13 millimeters wide. There are 4 to...

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...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.