Category: Industry News

  1. Roughly $7,000 in damage was done to the elevator at one of the Hoboken Housing Authority buildings between Tuesday night 10:30 and Wednesday morning 11:30, according to a police report. When police arrived at 221 Jackson on Wednesday morning, a contractor in charge of the elevators showed police the damage done in the elevator room…

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  2. Dow Science Complex: Smoke From Elevator Motor

    There was smoke, but fortunately for the thousands working or moving in across campus Thursday, there was no fire. Faculty and graduate students were evacuated from the Dow Science Complex around 3:00 p.m. when the fire alarm was set off by smoke from an elevator motor, but there was no fire, said CMU Police Captain…

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  3. Ongoing malfunctions in Washington Heights Elevator:

    An elevator in Chelsea plunges four floors yesterday Wednesday, May 18th and injures 22 people. Paul Giampiccolo, 47, from New Jersey who was on the elevator but wasn’t hurt. “We held onto the walls and each other, we braced ourselves,” adding, “We knew there was a bottom, but we didn’t know how far it was.”…

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  4. What happens when you jump out of a elevator stuck between floors?

    A newspaper delivery man is still alive after suffering a 25-foot fall down an elevator shaft early Thursday when he jumped out of a stuck elevator in a Broadway apartment building, DNAinfo reports. The man, who is believed to be in his early 40s, was first able to pry the doors of the elevator open…

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  5. 28 Passengers rescued from a stalled elevator:

    The YouTube video shows 28 passengers were packed into the elevator at the 181st Street station in Washington Heights for the Number 1 train Friday night. The elevator’s shaft runs 103 feet from the platform to the street and the passengers were left stranded about halfway through. The video shows firefighters trying to calm some…

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  6. DID YOU HEAR THE NEWS: MUZAK SOLD

    The Wrather Corp. purchased Muzak in 1957, followed by Teleprompter in 1972, then Westinghouse in the early ‘80s. It has been recently confirmed that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Mood Media Corporation (TSX:MM/ LSE AIM:MM), a leading in-store media specialist, for an enterprise value of up to approximately US$345…

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  7. Elevator suddenly stops and injures 61 students:

    A mountain elevator at the Wuxi Zoo in east China’s Jiangsu Province stopped abruptly during its operation on Friday, injuring 61 students, rendering five of them hospitalized for further observation, Yangtze Evening Post reports. Currently, five relatively heavy injured students are in the 101 hospital of Wuxi, while others who have skin injuries have already…

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  8. 10 Most interesting elevators in the world:

    Out of all the elevator in the world there are many which are actually enjoyable to ride. Here are SEES top 10 elevators in the world! 10. Elevador Lacerda This striking construction in salvador transports the public from one level of the town to the next, at the same time providing a perfect view of…

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