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2011-10-25 13:32:00

Some nest and winter here, but are they part of our wildlife community? By Joe Kosack, Wildlife Conservation Education Specialist, Pennsylvania Game Commission PYMATUNING, Pa., Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What in Sam Hill are sandhill cranes doing in Pennsylvania? They don't have much history here; their status was more of a just-passing-through or accidental visitor than anything else. Heck, they don't even have relatives in Pennsylvania. But their growing presence here...

2011-10-20 08:44:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of 10 young whooping cranes has taken to the air on an annual migration to help conserve the species, and Southern Company is standing behind them. As part of its commitment to environmental stewardship, Southern Company, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, has sponsored Operation Migration through the Power of Flight conservation program since 2008. Operation Migration's mission is to promote the conservation of...

2011-10-19 10:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Crane & Co. announced a new personalized stationery promotion perfect for shoppers looking for holiday gifts. The new promotion is called - drum roll, please - Three Steps to Style. It offers customers the bespoke luxury they expect from Crane & Co. while making the ordering process wonderfully simple and cost-savvy. Customers have two options, both starting with three simple steps and ending in 50 notes or correspondence cards for $99...

2011-09-30 06:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "Andy Warhol predicted in the future we would all have 15 minutes of fame. That future has arrived." --Devin Crane International Artist Devin Crane will debut his new collection of paintings in Santa Monica, California at the James Gray Gallery, October 15th-November 13th, 2011. Opening reception: October 15th from 6-9pm. On October 15th, Devin Crane will be unveiling his exciting collection of new paintings focusing on how Celebrity, Pop and...

2011-09-21 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- APS Technology Group, Inc., a leading provider of optical character recognition (OCR) and process automation technology solutions for marine and intermodal container terminals, announced the award of a crane automation solution project for the MultiRio container terminal in Rio de Janeiro. MultiRio is owned by the Multiterminais Group, one of the largest marine terminal and dry port operators in Brazil. MultiRio chose the APS Crane Automation...

2011-09-16 16:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "For an American to exhibit in Paris is a dream come true. Paris has always been the center for everything original, beautiful, artistic and fashionable." --Devin Crane International Artist Devin Crane will be debuting his new collection of paintings in Paris, France for the Contemporary Art Auction by Maitre Pierre Cornette de Saint Cyr, October 20th - 23rd, 2011, amongst masters of contemporary art. Fashion, self-image & pop culture are...

2011-09-15 06:50:00

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) today announced it was awarded a task order by the U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane Division to provide systems engineering and lifecycle integration services in support of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) and other federal agencies. The follow-on task order has a three year base period of performance, two...

2011-09-14 15:28:00

CRANE, Ind., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony today to commemorate the grand opening of its new office in the WestGate @ Crane Technology Park in Crane, Indiana, adjacent to Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Crane. CTC has over 1,400 employees working from more than 50 locations across the globe. Thirty employees will initially be headquartered at the new office with more anticipated. Attendees at the grand opening...

2011-08-18 16:06:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- John Crane is very pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Turbo Components & Engineering (TCE), based in Houston, Texas, United States. TCE is a leading aftermarket bearing repair facility with a globally recognized brand and a world-renowned reputation for customer service, technical knowledge and product quality. When completed, the acquisition of TCE will build upon the strengths of John Crane's existing bearing...

2011-08-03 16:14:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Expert witness reports filed this week in U.S. District Court in Corpus Christi cast significant doubt on allegations made by The Aransas Project (TAP) in a lawsuit that 23 whooping cranes died during the 2008-09 drought, and countered that in fact, the flock is thriving. Deposition of a TAP witness is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 3, in Houston. TAP initially filed the lawsuit Mar. 10, 2010, against Bryan Shaw, Buddy Garcia, Carlos Rubinstein...


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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