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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,
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.
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
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
The LiftWise baskets install easily and quickly to extend capabilities of knuckleboom trucks, eliminating the need to use ladders or climb on equipment. Waco,
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manitex International, Inc.
Crane and Hoist Rigging Safety Course Voted Top Training Product in Annual Safety Awards Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Convergence Training, a leading
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
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manitex International, Inc.
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,
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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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