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2013-07-31 08:21:50

'Outing Marks Most Successful Tour for Maroon 5 to Date' TORRANCE, Calif., July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Start your engines - this year's highly anticipated Honda Civic Tour will kick off tomorrow when headliner Maroon 5 takes the stage alongside special guest Kelly Clarkson in St. Louis. The series of shows marks the best selling trek in the tour's 12-year history and Maroon 5's most successful series of US dates ever. In addition to Kelly Clarkson, the band will be joined by...

2013-07-29 08:21:11

Conference Call Scheduled for 4:30 P.M. ET BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Manitex International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MNTX), a leading provider of engineered lifting solutions including boom truck and rough terrain cranes, rough terrain forklifts, special mission oriented vehicles, container handling equipment and specialized engineered trailers, announced today that management will announce its 2013 second quarter financial results after market close on Wednesday, August 7,...

2013-07-16 23:28:01

New York construction accident lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm comments on the collapse of a crane. It was being used by tree trimmers in high winds and when it fell, it bisected a house. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 High winds were blamed for a crane that collapsed into a house. Wind blew down a crane and left the home looking like it had “been cut through as if by a giant knife,” said CBS News(7.11.13). David Perecman and other construction accident lawyers...

2013-07-12 23:18:14

Attendees at the Crane and Rigging Conference, being held in Edmonton, AB, October 22-23, 2013 will be asked to participate in an interactive Accident Investigation Workshop. Participants will work in investigative teams to determine causation, violation and development of a corrective action plan. (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 An accident has occurred on your jobsite involving a rough terrain crane. That’s the scenario that will greet attendees at the start of the second day of this year’s...

2013-06-24 08:21:04

Global Index Membership Automatically Includes Company in Broad-Market Russell 3000 Index BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Manitex International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MNTX), a leading provider of engineered lifting solutions including boom truck and rough terrain cranes, rough terrain forklifts, special mission oriented vehicles, container handling equipment and specialized engineered trailers, today announced it will join the Russell Global( )Index when Russell Investments...

2013-06-06 23:30:25

Bob's Rigging & Crane Handbook has long been accepted as the leading manual for safe and practical rigging and crane safety. Leawood, KS (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 Pellow Engineering Services, Inc. announces the release of Bob's Rigging & Crane Handbooks, "Rigging Reference Cards" and "Crane Safety Rules" in both English and Spanish editions. Bob's Rigging & Crane Handbook has long been accepted as the leading manual for safe and practical rigging and crane safety; covering handling...

2013-06-06 23:15:56

Don Pellow acquires newest edition of Bob's Rigging & Crane Handbook. Leawood, KS (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Pellow Engineering Services, Inc. now has available the updated 7th Edition of Bob's Rigging & Crane Handbook in both English and Spanish. This recent edition includes not only the safe and practical information on rigging procedures and crane setup, it now contains the most updated OSHA regulations on Crane & Derrick Regulations for Construction. This handbook lists the...

2013-05-30 08:31:22

Liftking Secures Five-Year Contract with US Military For Specialized Material Handling Equipment BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Manitex International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MNTX), a leading provider of engineered lifting solutions today announced that its Manitex Liftking subsidiary has been awarded a five year design and build contract to supply the US Navy with highly specialized and configured rough terrain straight mast forklift equipment. The contract consists of the...

2013-05-29 16:26:29

"Certifying by Capacity" Requirement Likely to Disappear FAIRFAX, Va., May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of the announcement by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to extend the compliance date for its crane operator certification requirements, the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) has urged OSHA to pursue the necessary rulemaking without further delay. (Logo:...

2013-05-22 23:23:53

West 57th Street Crane Has Now Been Replaced; Block O'Toole & Murphy Releases Crane Safety Tips New York, NY (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 Concerns about preventing a crane accident were never higher than during 'Super Storm Sandy' after a crane toppled off a high-rise on West 57th Street in midtown Manhattan. The crane dangled high above the busy Manhattan streets until construction workers alleviated the danger. The iconic photographs of the crane looming over the city for four days after...


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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