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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...

2014-03-14 12:21:31

DUBLIN, Mar. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/w3tfhd/crane ) has announced the addition of the "Crane Truck/Mechanic Service Body Manufacturing in North America" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Crane truck bodies examined in this report are service/utility truck bodies with special modifications for mounting a crane onto the body. These bodies are also known as mechanic service...

2014-03-13 20:23:45

LOS ANGELES, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After a triumphant Paris exhibition last year, acclaimed artist Devin Crane lends his extraordinary talents for 3 new paintings to be exhibited at The Arts Company Gallery during Nashville Fashion Week 2014. Opening April 5th, 2014. This is Cranes' first time exhibiting in Nashville, Tennessee and is inspired by the creative force that fuels Nashville. Cranes' new paintings re-invent country music couture. Crane continually finds new ways...

2014-03-12 23:03:43

Terex Material Handling announced an order for twelve 20-ton, double-girder Demag overhead cranes and eight Demag DH monorail rope hoists from AZZ incorporated. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Terex Material Handling announced an order for twelve 20-ton, double-girder Demag overhead cranes and eight Demag DH monorail rope hoists from AZZ incorporated. “Demag hoists have a proven track record with AZZ. They are safe, reliable and durable in our processing environment,” says Ross...

2014-03-10 12:25:07

Crane depicts the classic battle between good and evil with a refreshing take MAITLAND, Fla., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Author J. H. Crane delivers a captivating, epic fantasy novel with the new release, The Child of the King: The Sapphire ($16.99, paperback, 9781628711684; $8.99, e-book, 9781628711691). The narrative is set in a magical world, ruled by a benevolent king and queen; the storyline revolves around their only child, a young princess, whose very life is...

2014-03-05 08:32:35

Group Presentation Slated for 10:25 AM ET BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manitex International, Inc. (MNTX), a leading international provider of cranes and specialized material and container handling equipment, today announced that management will participate in the ISI Annual Industrial Investor Conference on March 11, 2014 taking place at the Metropolitan Club in New York City. Andrew Rooke, President and Chief Operating Officer of Manitex International, is...


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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
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.