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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...

2013-05-16 23:28:21

On June 27, Cranes 101 and Wood´s CRW Corp. will kick off the MCM & CIC Crane Operator Rodeo regional qualifying events in North Oxford, Mass. (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 On June 27, Cranes 101 and Wood´s CRW Corp. will kick off the MCM & CIC Crane Operator Rodeo regional qualifying events in North Oxford, Mass. The organizations have planned a variety of activities, special guests, and vendors during the event while crane operators from the area compete for the top score during...

2013-05-11 23:02:38

MCM Events, the conferences and events division of Maximum Capacity Media, publisher of Crane & Rigging Hot Line magazine, has announced that Skip Ohman, technical advisor at The Crosby Group, will deliver a paper to this year´s Crane and Rigging Conference (CRC) Canada, Oct. 22-23 at the Edmonton Marriott at River Cree Resort, Edmonton, Alberta. (PRWEB) May 11, 2013 MCM Events, the conferences and events division of Maximum Capacity Media, publisher of Crane and Rigging Hot Line...

2013-05-06 23:16:32

Van Doorn Tower Crane Consultants (http://www.vandoorntcc.com) has assisted in a hydropower plant project in Honduras that will help provide power to roughly 2 million homes in the country. Known as the “hydropower plant La Vegona,” the structure is designed to promote clean energy and help the country meet its growing power needs. Honduras (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 A new hydropower plant in Honduras will help provide power to roughly 2 million homes in the country. Known as the...

2013-05-03 23:18:51

Following ongoing efforts to remove a partially collapsed tower crane from a building in Midtown Manhattan, Bay Fastening Systems issues a statement congratulating all of the individuals involved in the process. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 On May 3, Bay Fastening Systems, a pop rivet distributor, applauds the efforts of everyone involved in replacing a partially collapsed tower crane on top of a skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan that was damaged during Hurricane Sandy. Usually, damaged...

2013-05-02 23:04:35

Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP announces its retention in the tragic crane accident case, and explains what victims of crane accidents need to know. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 The New York construction accident law firm Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP has been retained by the family of Tristan Mananghaya, a 38 year old worker who was tragically killed on December 4, 2012 when a massive industrial air conditioner that was being hoisted by a crane fell and crushed him. The firm...


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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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