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2013-03-05 23:01:25

The Steel Erectors Association of America (SEAA) has agreed to support Crane and Rigging and Industrial Crane and Hoist Conferences (CRC/ICHC) to be held May 29-30 in Indianapolis, Ind., announces MCM Events, the conference organizer. SEAA comes on board as a Supporting Organization at the same time that MCM Events finalizes the agenda. (PRWEB) March 05, 2013 The Steel Erectors Association of America (SEAA) has agreed to support CRC/ICHC to be held May 29-30 in Indianapolis, Ind., announces...

2013-02-21 23:01:11

New York construction accident lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm comments on near miss accident reporting following a crane collapse that caused no injuries or major damage. Reporting near miss accidents can help with worker safety. New York, New York (PRWEB) February 21, 2013 A construction crane collapsed at a hotel construction site in the downtown business and entertainment district in Saratoga Springs, New York, reported The Wall Street Journal (2.14.13). No injuries or...

2013-02-19 23:01:00

New York construction accident lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm offers crane safety advice following the tipping of a crane in New Jersey. The crane fell over while trying to lift pieces of a heavy tree, injuring a tree-trimmer. New York, New York (PRWEB) February 19, 2013 A crane fell over while it was lifting a large section of a tree. The tree trimmer working from the basket of the crane was tossed onto the roof of a nearby home and suffered a broken leg, said the...


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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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