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2014-10-21 16:29:46

DUBLIN, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r3qssc/global_mobile) has announced the addition of the "Global Mobile Crane Market 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r3qssc/global_mobile ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) A mobile crane is "a cable-controlled crane mounted on crawlers or rubber-tired carriers" or "a...

2014-10-21 12:24:06

ATLANTA, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), is sponsoring Operation Migration - aimed at conserving the endangered whooping crane - for the seventh consecutive year through its Power of Flight program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080801/SOCOLOGO As the presenting sponsor, Southern Company supports Operation Migration's EarlyBird e-bulletin newsletter, which provides progress reports and...

2014-10-16 16:26:52

LONDON, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Material Handling Equipment in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Conveying Equipment, Industrial Trucks and Lifts, Hoists, Cranes, & Monorails, and Automated Material Handling Equipment. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013...

2014-10-15 23:02:45

Montclair, NJ-A new retail store focusing on men’s accessories, vaporizers, and cigars, Speer & Crane, will be opening on Friday, October 17th in Montclair, New Jersey. (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Anyone who has been in downtown Montclair, near Montclair State University, knows that the historic town is filled with unique restaurants, trendy clothing stores, and fun concert venues that draw in some of the country’s best bands and comedians. For a good part of the summer, there has...

2014-10-08 12:30:49

DUBLIN, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Tower Crane Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Tower Crane Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global tower crane industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including definitions,...

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2014-09-26 03:00:57

USGS Efforts continue to increase population of endangered bird Four whooping crane chicks raised in captivity began their integration into the wild on Saturday, Sept. 20 as part of the continuing effort to increase the wild population of this endangered species. The cranes, hatched and raised by their parents at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Patuxent Wildlife Research Center in Laurel, Maryland, were released on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Necedah National Wildlife...

2014-09-24 23:08:06

Transparency Market Research has published a new report titled "Construction Equipment Market - Global and China Forecast, Market Share, Size, Growth and Industry Analysis 2011 - 2017" to its report database. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 The global construction equipment market is expected to reach USD 192.3 billion by 2017 from USD 143.6billion in 2012, growing at a CAGR of 6.0% from 2012 to 2017. Selecting the most suitable type and size of construction...

2014-09-17 23:05:33

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Construction Equipment Market: Global and China Forecast, Market Share, Size, Growth and Industry Analysis 2011 - 2017" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Selecting the most suitable type and size of construction equipments is often cited as having significant effects on the amount of time and vigor required in completing a piece of construction. It is thus very important for construction planners...

2014-09-11 08:30:00

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., Sept.11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manitex International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MNTX), a leading international provider of cranes and specialized material and container handling equipment, today announced its participation in the 2(nd) Annual Morgan Stanley Industrials and Auto Conference in Laguna Beach, CA, being held September 15-17, 2014. A representative of the company will be on hand for 1/1 meetings for the entirety of the day on September 16. Interested investment...

2014-09-04 12:21:04

Group Presentation Set for 11:30 AM PT BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., Sept. 4, 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 participate in the RBC Global Industrials Conference being held September 9-10, 2014, at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. The company's group presentation is slated for 11:30 AM PT on September 10,...


Latest Crane Reference Libraries

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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