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Wanzek death highlights wind crane dangers

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Wind farm construction has hit an up-tick across the Midwest but with growth of capacity installation comes increased risk for crane operators working at remote sites that often combine rough terrain and high winds with limited and challenging access features, says Graham Brent, spokesman for the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators.

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Two Pink Sheet plays that could shake ND’s oil industry

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California-based Origin Oil, (OTCMKTS:OOIL) once focused on producing fuels and chemicals from algae oils, has been in the process of refocusing its work on clean up processes for contaminated fracking water. Hydraulic fracturing’s greedy water usage  has prompted some industry insiders to fear increased government regulation. Origin Oil says it has solved this problem.

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