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2014-08-21 12:31:27

Acquisition Combines Companies' Domain Expertise and Technology Synergies Across Multiple Industries SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that it has acquired privately-held Load Systems International Inc. (LSI), a market-leading manufacturer of wireless and hardwired crane safety instrumentation, headquartered in Quebec City, Canada. The acquisition enhances Trimble's broad portfolio of technologies that improve the safety, quality,...

2014-08-16 23:00:30

Contracting firms have encountered weak demand from the commercial and industrial building markets. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Construction Machinery and Operator Hire industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 Players in the Construction Machinery and Operator Hire industry in Australia generate the bulk of their revenue from work in commercial building and apartment construction. These projects require cranes,...

2014-08-13 12:30:15

DUBLIN, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Construction Equipment Market in Indonesia 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Though several organizations across industries prefer the latest construction equipment technology in order to improve their productivity, several SMEs find it difficult to buy such equipment because of the high cost. In addition, the growing competition among vendors is...

2014-08-13 12:30:05

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since 1957, Trumble Crane and Rigging has been offering specialized crane and rigging services out of Lubbock, Texas to the West Texas and New Mexico areas. They are highly effective and skilled in both residential and industrial installation, dismantling, and moving through the use of professionally trained crane and forklift operators. All the machines Trumble uses are regularly inspected and are kept in excellent condition....

2014-08-05 12:23:35

INVESTMENT CREATES PLATFORM FOR FUTURE GROWTH IN CANADA HOUSTON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TNT Crane & Rigging, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Stampede Crane & Rigging Inc., Stampede Crane & Rigging Ltd., Eagle West Truck & Crane Inc., Eagle West Precast Ltd., and certain assets of J&B Trucking, collectively "Stampede/Eagle West". The transaction is expected to close in September 2014....

2014-08-05 08:22:25

Initial Deliveries Expected in Late 2015-Early 2016 BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manitex International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MNTX), a leading international provider of cranes and specialized material and container handling equipment, today announced that its Manitex Liftking subsidiary has been awarded its third military contract for specialized military specification equipment from the US Navy for orders valued at approximately $30 -$45 million over the next five years....

2014-07-29 08:22:17

Conference Call Scheduled for 4:30 P.M. ET BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manitex International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MNTX), a leading international provider of cranes and specialized material and container handling equipment, today announced that management will announce its 2014 second quarter financial results after market close on Wednesday, August 6, 2014. Management will then host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss the results with the investment...

2014-07-27 23:00:28

Pallet Market in the US 2014-2018, a new research report available at Sandlerresearch.org store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 Large retailers are shifting to block pallets over stringer pallets, consequently manufacturers are expected to focus on manufacturing block pallets. Block pallets are expected to account for a large proportion of the market by 2018. Costco and Walmart, two leading retailers in the US, recently announced their preference for block pallets. This trend is...

2014-07-25 12:26:18

DUBLIN, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Crane Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Construction Equipment market has experienced several pits and falls in the past decade due to global economic recession. Crane market forms an integral part of the Construction Equipment market and has co-witnessed the market falls. There are broadly three types of cranes: mobile cranes,...

2014-07-21 08:22:13

Knuckle Boom Cranes Highlight New Product Line Additions BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manitex International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MNTX), a leading international provider of cranes and specialized material and container handling equipment, today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire PM Group S.p.A. "PM" based in San Cesario sul Panaro, Modena, Italy. The agreement is subject to pending Italian court approval of a debt restructuring plan. Consideration of $107...


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Hooded Crane, Grus monacha
2013-04-24 12:13:58

The Hooded Crane (Grus monacha) is a small, dark colored crane. Its body is grey and the top of the head and neck is white, except for a patch of bare red skin above they eye. It’s one of the smallest cranes, but is still a fairly large bird, a 3.3 ft in length, weighing 8.2 pounds and a wingspan of 6.2 feet. It breeds in south-central and southeastern Siberia. Breeding is also assumed to occur in Mongolia. Over 80% of its population winters at Izumi, southern Japan. There are also...

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2005-09-08 15:08:50

The crane flies (Tipulidae) are a family of insects that closely resemble giant mosquitoes. Like the mosquito, they are in the order Diptera (flies) and are sometimes called mosquito eaters, mosquito hawks, or skeeter eaters. They are also one of three unrelated arthropods named Daddy long-legs. The other two are the harvestmen and vibrating, cellar or house spider. As such, Crane Flies are wrapped up in the myth of being the most poisonous spider, but unable to bite humans. This is...

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2009-03-28 15:44:15

The Brolga (Grus rubicunda), formerly known as the "˜Native Companion', is a species of bird found in tropical and eastern Australia. The bird has also been given the name "Australian Crane", a term coined in 1865 by well-known ornithological artist John Gould in his Birds of Australia. These birds are abundant in north and northeast Australia, especially Queensland. They are also common as far south as Victoria. They are also found in New Guinea and rarely in New Zealand. They are also...

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2009-03-28 14:17:07

The Siberian Crane (Grus leucogeranus), also known as the Siberian White Crane or Snow Crane, is a species of bird found in arctic Russia in Yakutia and western Siberia. It is a migratory species. Eastern populations winter on the Yangtze River and Lake Poyang in China. Central populations winter at Keoladeo National Park, India. Western populations winter in Fereidoonkenar and Esfahan in Iran. It is a bird of wetlands both in breeding and wintering habitats. This is a large white crane,...

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2009-03-28 14:08:37

The Sarus Crane (Grus antigone) is a species of bird found in northernPakistan and India, Nepal, Southeast Asia and Queensland, Australia. It is a permanent resident of freshwater marshes and plains with little seasonal movement. This species is classified as Vulnerable, as the total global population has drastically declined since about 1980. This decline is expected to continue until at least 2010. Threats include habitat destruction, hunting, pollution, disease and competition from other...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.