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2013-01-28 08:30:30

FAIRFAX, Va., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) today launched an online system that allows the credentials of CCO-certified individuals to be instantly verified via the Internet. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111101/DC97809LOGO) Access to the new system, known as Verify CCO Online or "VCO," is through the NCCCO website www.nccco.org or via a special address, www.verifycco.org. After registering and...

2013-01-24 23:04:12

Bigge is expanding its crane rental division, adding a dedicated sales manager to serve the San Francisco and Peninsula region. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 24, 2013 Bigge is expanding its crane rental division, adding a dedicated sales manager to serve the San Francisco and Peninsula region. Robert Wailana Apo has years of experience providing end-to-end specialized crane and rigging solutions, and now brings his talents to Bigge´s growing crane rental team. While Bigge has...

2013-01-24 16:20:12

OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Elliott Equipment Company has unveiled the newest BoomTruck in its lineup, the 45127R BoomTruck with a 45 USt (40,8 mt) rated capacity. Designed in partnership with industry leaders, the 45127R is loaded with features and options developed with owner-operators and rental customers in mind. The 45127R is also the first and highest capacity Elliott Equipment BoomTruck to feature a new design that allows for a 50 state federal bridge legal mounting...

2013-01-10 05:01:56

American Crane Updates its Website with Additional Features Including 3D Models and Hoists Replacement Parts with Exploded Views. Douglassville, PA (PRWEB) January 09, 2013 American Crane & Equipment Corporation has been servicing industry since 1972. Products and Services include: Custom Cranes Material Handling Equipment Standard Pre-Engineered Industrial Cranes Full Line of Industrial Hoists Specialized Equipment Lift Beams and Grapples Field Service Support...

2013-01-02 05:03:48

HoosierCrane.com decided to start the New Year with 4 different electric chain hoist sales that will be 60% of the price. Elkhart, IN (PRWEB) December 31, 2012 In December, the representatives of HoosierCrane.com announced that January 2013 would be a month of electric chain hoist sales with extremely low prices. The discount is only one of the main reasons why everyone should come and choose a tool that fits their needs. Yesterday, HoosierCrane.com officially confirmed that January would...

2012-12-22 05:01:22

Top nature and birding tour company, Naturalist Journeys, announces exciting bird-watching tour to view spectacular Sandhill Cranes in Nebraska with expert guides. Lincoln, Nebraska (PRWEB) December 21, 2012 Naturalist Journeys, a top Nature Tour Company, is proud to announce their upcoming Nebraska Platte River Guided Birding Tour of the famous Sandhill Cranes. Expert birding tour guides Ed and Sil Pembleton have been traveling to see the annual Sandhill Crane migration on the Platte...

2012-12-21 05:01:11

New York construction accident lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm comments on the aftermath of the collapse of the One57 construction crane during Hurricane Sandy. The apartments appear to have retained their value despite the accident. New York, New York (PRWEB) December 20, 2012 The damaged crane at One57, the luxury-condominium development, is delaying completion of what is being touted as Manhattan´s tallest residential tower, reported Bloomberg. The building was thrust...

2012-12-20 08:28:17

FAIRFAX, Va., Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Personnel Certification Accreditation Committee (PCAC) has announced that the scope of the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) ANSI accreditation has been expanded to include the CCO Crane Inspector certification program. This means that the CCO Crane Inspector certification program is now accredited by ANSI to the ISO/IEC 17024 International...

2012-12-10 12:26:32

BOSTON, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Crane & Co., a premier manufacturer of fine stationery, currency and technical materials, today announced the appointment of Ivan Montoya to the company's board of directors. Montoya, a native of Chile, brings over twenty-five years of experience with the Central Bank of Chile where he reformed the cash management function through modernization of the critical business processes. He has held a variety of positions at the Central Bank of Chile...

2012-12-07 05:01:29

New York construction accident lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm urges further investigation into the collapse of a mobile crane. The crane tipped over while trying to lift an air conditioning unit in Hell´s Kitchen. New York, New York (PRWEB) December 06, 2012 A mobile construction crane mounted on the back of a truck collapsed in Hell´s Kitchen, said NY1. The crane was trying to lift an air conditioning unit onto the roof of a building. Tip-overs and instability are...


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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