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2013-09-11 23:23:50

Philadelphia crane rental company achieves national recognition this summer with its addition to American Cranes & Transport Magazine’s top 100 list for 2013. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Thackray Crane Rental, Inc. announces today that they were named to the ACT 100 list for 2013-2014. ACT, a subsidiary of KHL Group, known as a leading authority on construction industry information, annually lists only the top 100 Crane rental companies in the United States and...

2013-09-06 23:22:39

Learn more about lifting magnets Harrisburg,Pennsylvania (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 It is time to announce today’s product of the day. A Plus Warehouse takes pride in its wide array of items. Not many companies offer such a wide collection as A Plus Warehouse does. The company tries to evenly distribute the product of the day among the different sections of the A Plus Warehouse website. The product of the day is normally an interesting product that the company feels deserves more...

2013-09-05 23:25:28

Rigging among Key Topics to be Featured at the Upcoming Crane & Rigging Conference (CRC) Canada Scheduled to Take Place Oct. 22-23, 2013 at the Edmonton Marriott at River Cree Resort, Edmonton, Alberta (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 The third Crane & Rigging Conference (CRC) Canada takes place Oct. 22-23, 2013 at the Edmonton Marriott at River Cree Resort, Edmonton, Alberta. Canadian Hoisting & Rigging Safety Council (CHRSC) will urge attendees to join forces and wake the country...

Studying The  Importance Of Learning How To Migrate
2013-08-29 15:07:19

University of Maryland Scientists have studied bird migration for centuries, but it remains one of nature's great mysteries. How do birds find their way over long distances between breeding and wintering sites? Is their migration route encoded in their genes, or is it learned? Working with records from a long-term effort to reintroduce critically endangered whooping cranes in the Eastern U.S., a University of Maryland-led research team found evidence that these long-lived birds learn...

2013-08-28 23:31:42

Filtersfast.com promotes Crane Humidifiers for their “Breathe Easy Features of the Day” promotion. These humidifiers are ideal for consumers concerned about their health and the well-being of their families. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Today, Filtersfast.com, the leading online retailer of air and water filtration, promotes the “Breathe Easy” Features of the Day Event, featuring humidifiers from Crane USA. Since 2005, Crane USA has taken the lead in putting the “fun”...


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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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