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2014-02-24 12:20:36

Conference Call Scheduled for 4:30 P.M. ET BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manitex International, Inc. (MNTX), a leading international provider of cranes and specialized material and container handling equipment, today announced that management will announce its 2013 fourth quarter and full year financial results after market close on Thursday, March 6, 2014. Management will then host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss the results with the...

2014-02-19 08:20:51

Company to Provide Engineering, Technical, and Program Management Support Services to the Quality and Systems Engineering Assurance Division MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) announced today it was awarded a task order by the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) to provide engineering, technical, and program management support services to the Quality and Systems Engineering Assurance division....

2014-02-18 08:35:25

Manitex to Showcase Innovative Lifting and Handling Equipment Product Lines at Booth #2115 in Gold Lot at Las Vegas Convention Center March 4-8, 2014 BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manitex International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MNTX), a leading international provider of cranes and specialized material and container handling equipment, today announced its participation in CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014 in Las Vegas, NV, on March 4-8, 2014. Attendees wishing to meet with management and...

2014-02-12 16:20:08

-- Company Brings Excellence in Training and Warfighter Support to Navy's Joint Forces Training & Support Branch -- HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Camber Corporation announced today that it was awarded a contract by the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) - Crane Division to support the Navy's Center for Security Forces, Joint Forces Training & Support Branch (JFT&SB). The Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF) contract, which went into effect October 2013, has a...

2014-02-11 23:01:55

Terex Material Handling announced an order for three 5-ton and two 10-ton Demag single-girder overhead cranes from Hayes & Stolz Industrial Manufacturing Company. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 “Our company chose Demag cranes based on the recommendation of our general contractor who prefers Demag Cranes due to their higher quality, reliability, and value,” said Gary Schilling, Production Manager, Hayes & Stolz Industrial Manufacturing Company. “We are thrilled to...

2014-02-11 16:22:27

CM Bandit Ratchet Lever Hoist and CM Man Guard Electric Chain Hoist now ship in 3 days or less AMHERST, N.Y., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbus McKinnon Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCO), a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of material handling products, is excited to announce the addition of two industry-leading hoists to its In-Stock Guarantee offering - the CM Bandit ratchet lever hoist and 30 CM Man Guard electric chain hoists....

2014-01-25 23:03:35

Oak Park, Illinois auto accident attorneys Gregory F. Coplan and Benjamin A. Crane are asked about a new Illinois law increasing penalties for teenage drivers who cause accidents while using cellphones, plus other beefed-up distracted driving laws in Illinois. Oak Park, IL (PRWEB) January 25, 2014 A new law in Illinois increases the penalties for drivers under 19 years old who cause an accident while using a cellphone or other wireless device, legislation that could go a long way toward...

2014-01-25 23:03:31

Candidates Can Acquire NCCCO Rigger Level I and Signalperson Certification Sewell, NJ, (PRWEB) January 25, 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 March 3 through March 7, 2014. The program is designed to prepare the student and enable the student to...

2014-01-14 16:20:09

PLYMOUTH, Minn., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crane Engineering, a leader in forensic engineering, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Safety Engineering Associates, a leader in vehicle testing and accident reconstruction. With the close of the acquisition, Crane Engineering now provides one of the industry's most comprehensive forensic engineering, accident reconstruction and consulting engineering service offerings. (Logo:...

2014-01-09 20:22:15

Also sponsoring the Lift Safety Zone and new Crane & Rigging Education Track FAIRFAX, Va., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Live equipment demonstrations, nationally accredited certification examinations, education sessions and practical examiner training will all go to make for the largest ever participation at any construction event in almost two decades by the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) at the forthcoming CONEXPO/CON-AGG, 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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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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