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2014-07-27 23:00:28

Pallet Market in the US 2014-2018, a new research report available at Sandlerresearch.org store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 27, 2014 Large retailers are shifting to block pallets over stringer pallets, consequently manufacturers are expected to focus on manufacturing block pallets. Block pallets are expected to account for a large proportion of the market by 2018. Costco and Walmart, two leading retailers in the US, recently announced their preference for block pallets. This trend is...

2014-07-25 12:26:18

DUBLIN, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Crane Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Construction Equipment market has experienced several pits and falls in the past decade due to global economic recession. Crane market forms an integral part of the Construction Equipment market and has co-witnessed the market falls. There are broadly three types of cranes: mobile cranes,...

2014-07-21 08:22:13

Knuckle Boom Cranes Highlight New Product Line Additions BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manitex International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MNTX), a leading international provider of cranes and specialized material and container handling equipment, today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire PM Group S.p.A. "PM" based in San Cesario sul Panaro, Modena, Italy. The agreement is subject to pending Italian court approval of a debt restructuring plan. Consideration of $107...

2014-07-19 23:03:26

Global Crane Market 2014-2018 a new research report added to Sandlerresearch.org store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 19, 2014 The growth of the Global Crane market lies behind the increase in technological innovation worldwide. Several manufacturers are developing technologically advanced cranes that have better control systems and are more efficient. For instance, some manufacturers are developing cranes that are equipped with an electrical VFD system. This system has the capability to...

2014-07-17 23:00:33

Terex Corporation has announced it will relocate production of its overhead cranes from its current Houston location to a newly upgraded Oklahoma City facility (OKC). Solon, OH (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Terex Corporation has announced it will relocate production of its overhead cranes from its current Houston location to a newly upgraded Oklahoma City facility (OKC). “This move will help us align with increasing customer demand by more than doubling our crane manufacturing capacity, while...

2014-07-14 20:21:42

STRENGTHENS POSITION IN FAST GROWING MID-CONTINENT REGION HOUSTON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TNT Crane & Rigging, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has purchased the assets of Rent-A-Crane, Inc., an Oklahoma City based provider of crane lifting services to the energy industry in Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle. This acquisition strengthens TNT's geographic footprint in the Mid-Continent region and offers significant growth potential for the combined operations. Terms of...

2014-07-09 04:20:39

TULSA, Okla., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vacuworx, a leading manufacturer of vacuum lifting technology and heavy-duty material handling equipment serving the oil, gas, water, sewer, construction, road construction, and HDD industries worldwide, announced that Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc. has been selected to join the equipment maker's growing network of qualified distributors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140410/CG02928LOGO-b Oklahoma City-based Kirby-Smith Machinery,...

2014-06-30 16:22:45

NEW ORLEANS, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Monday, June 30, reversed the judgment of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas in The Aransas Project v. Shaw. The Fifth Circuit agreed with the defendants that the plaintiff failed to prove its case that diversions of water for use by Texans had led to multiple deaths of federally protected whooping cranes in the winter of 2008....

2014-06-24 12:30:24

FAIRFAX, Va., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) is making available Power Line Safety cards to help operators understand and apply federal OSHA's new guidelines for operating cranes around power lines. The cards, issued in conjunction with the Florida Crane Safety Alliance, also provide references for best practices based on both consensus standard ANSI B30.5 and OSHA's federal regulation, 29 CFR 1926...

2014-06-24 12:30:10

FAIRFAX, Va., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CCO certification reached a historic milestone last month when the 100,000(th) person to be certified through the nationally accredited program since its launch in April 1996 received his certification card. Because operators often hold certifications for various types of cranes, as well as related programs such as rigger, signal person and crane inspector, the actual number of certifications issued is much higher. In fact, 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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