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2014-02-12 16:20:08

-- Company Brings Excellence in Training and Warfighter Support to Navy's Joint Forces Training & Support Branch -- HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Feb.

2014-02-11 23:01:55

Terex Material Handling announced an order for three 5-ton and two 10-ton Demag single-girder overhead cranes from Hayes & Stolz Industrial Manufacturing Company. Cleveland,

2014-02-11 16:22:27

CM Bandit Ratchet Lever Hoist and CM Man Guard Electric Chain Hoist now ship in 3 days or less AMHERST, N.Y., Feb.

2014-01-25 23:03:35

Oak Park, Illinois auto accident attorneys Gregory F. Coplan and Benjamin A.

2014-01-25 23:03:31

Candidates Can Acquire NCCCO Rigger Level I and Signalperson Certification Sewell, NJ, (PRWEB) January 25, 2014 The

2014-01-14 16:20:09

PLYMOUTH, Minn., Jan.

2014-01-09 20:22:15

Also sponsoring the Lift Safety Zone and new Crane & Rigging Education Track FAIRFAX, Va., Jan.

2013-12-24 23:19:56

New York construction accident lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm weighs in on a crane collapse, thankful no one was seriously injured or killed. New

2013-12-23 23:21:44

Insulated work platform permits bare-hand work and de-energized line construction while reducing lineman fatigue. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) December 23, 2013


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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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Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.