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2014-05-22 23:13:30

Crane and Hoist Rigging Safety Course Voted Top Training Product in Annual Safety Awards Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Convergence Training, a leading producer of industrial training products and operational efficiency tools, was awarded first place in this year’s ISHN Magazine Reader’s Choice Awards, which recognize the year’s top safety products. Convergence Training’s Crane and Hoist Rigging Safety course took the top prize in the award’s “Training” category. The...

2014-05-06 12:23:49

Columbus McKinnon introduces new DNV Shackles and Master Sub-Assemblies to expand its product offering for the oil & gas industry AMHERST, N.Y., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbus McKinnon Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCO), a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of material handling products, has expanded its line of products designed to meet the challenges of the offshore oil and gas industry to include DNV Type Approved shackles and DNV master sub-assemblies. In addition to these...

2014-04-30 08:36:01

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manitex International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNTX), a leading international provider of cranes and specialized materials and container handling equipment today announced that Manitex Liftking has been awarded its second significant contract in the past 12 months with the US Navy. The new contract, which has an initial value of $25.9 million and options for up to a total of $38.9 million, is for specialized rough-terrain lift trucks with three...

2014-04-29 23:13:07

MSI crane scale and overhead measurement products will be a part of AISTech’s popular Iron and Steel Technology Conference and Exposition May 5-8. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Visitors to MSI’s booth #740 at AISTech 2014, the iron and steel industry’s premier technology event, will have hands-on exposure to MSI’s crane scale and dynamometer product innovations. The show takes place from May 5-8 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. MSI equipment, used in a...

2014-04-29 08:22:47

Conference Call Scheduled for 4:30 P.M. ET BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manitex International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNTX), a leading international provider of cranes and specialized material and container handling equipment today announced that management will announce its 2014 first quarter financial results after market close on Thursday, May 8, 2014. Management will then host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss the results with the investment...

2014-04-28 08:22:18

Group Presentation Slated for 1:10 PM ET in Holmes I at New York Palace BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manitex International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MNTX), a leading international provider of cranes and specialized material and container handling equipment, today announced that management will participate in the 5th Annual Wells Fargo Industrial & Construction Conference being held at the New York Palace in New York City on May 7-8, 2014. David J. Langevin, Chairman and...

2014-04-04 23:30:31

Terex Material Handling announced an order for two Demag DH Hoists (30-ton and 15-ton) with DFW Endtrucks from Hi-Tech Mold & Eng., Inc. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Terex Material Handling announced an order for two Demag DH Hoists (30-ton and 15-ton) with DFW Endtrucks from Hi-Tech Mold & Eng., Inc. “Hi-Tech Mold has 42 hoist units at its Rochester Michigan Headquarters, ranging from 1-tons to 50-tons capacity,” said Don Finch, Maintenance Manger of Hi-Tech Mold...

2014-03-26 23:31:05

Candidates Can Acquire NCCCO Rigger Level I and Signalperson Certification Gibbstown, NJ (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 The Delaware Valley Safety Council (DVSC), in association with the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) and our training and testing partner, ETS, is offering a comprehensive crane safety training/testing program to take place during the week of April 28 through May 1, 2014. The program is designed to prepare the student and enable the student to...

2014-03-19 08:31:19

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manitex International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MNTX) a leading international provider of cranes and specialized material and container handling equipment, today announced that management will participate in the BB&T 8(th) Annual Commercial & Industrial Investor Conference on March 26, 2014 taking place at the Biltmore Hotel in Miami, Florida on March 26 and 27, 2014. Andrew Rooke, President and Chief Operating Officer of Manitex...

2014-03-14 12:22:14

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manitex International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MNTX), a leading international provider of cranes and specialized material and container handling equipment, today announced that management will participate in the GHS 1X1 Series, Industrial HVAC & Machinery Conference being held at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis in San Francisco, California, on March 18, 2014. David J. Langevin, Chairman and CEO of Manitex International, is slated to...


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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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