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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

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,

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.

2014-03-05 08:32:35

Group Presentation Slated for 10:25 AM ET BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manitex International, Inc.

2014-03-04 08:21:59

Group Presentation Slated for 9:00 AM PT BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manitex International, Inc.

2014-02-26 12:21:17

Ruukki helps Link-Belt improve crane strength and reputation for quality LAS VEGAS, February 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Finland-based steel company Ruukki [http://www.ruukki.com

2014-02-25 12:28:56

Group Presentation Slated for 10:55 AM ET BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manitex International, Inc.

2014-02-24 12:20:36

Conference Call Scheduled for 4:30 P.M. ET BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manitex International, Inc.

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.

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.

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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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