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2013-02-07 23:03:47

While some crane and rigging safety topics are timeless, others are predicated by industry trends, changes in standards and regulations, new technology, and shifts in labor demands. Attendees of Maximum Capacity Media's, May 29-30, 2013 CRC/ICHC conference in Indianapolis, Ind., will hear fresh ideas from construction professionals on all these issues. Ft. Dodge, IA (PRWEB) February 07, 2013 While some crane and rigging safety topics are timeless, others are predicated by industry trends,...

2013-02-06 23:01:42

Lift and Access magazine, a Maximum Capacity Media publication, is seeking entries for its 2013 Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Aerial Platforms (LLEAP) Awards competition. LLEAP judges will evaluate and honor innovative products that were introduced to the industry between April 1, 2011, and Feb. 28, 2013. (PRWEB) February 06, 2013 Lift and Access magazine, a Maximum Capacity Media publication, is seeking entries for its 2013 Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Aerial Platforms (LLEAP)...

2013-01-28 23:03:54

Atlantic Dermatology is introducing a brand new cutting edge procedure called Smartskin Co2 Laser, a non invasive facelift with minimal recovery time. Wilmington, NC (PRWEB) January 28, 2013 Dr. Crane is proud to introduce the Smartskin Co2 Laser, Non Invasive Facelift. Atlantic Dermatology is the first in the area to provide this. “We are proud to be able to offer our patients this cutting edge technology here in Wilmington, NC,” said Dr. Crane. This treatment is being...

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...

2013-01-10 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...


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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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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