Category: SEES Team

  1. 16 Year old escapes death in an elevator:

    William May, a youth of sixteen, residing at Whistler, … leaned over too far, lost his balance and would have plunged down the shaft to certain death if he had not remained poised on the edge of the shaft for several seconds. … (and) jumped for the cables of the elevator, where he clung until…

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. What happens when 7 drunk brokers jump up and down on a elevator?

    Word is that seven financiers got drunk at a client dinner on Friday night and then got stuck in an elevator for hours. Two things stand out about this story: One, apparently they started jumping up and down in an elevator until it broke. And two, they had to “make do” with having no bathroom….

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  5. Art Deco Elevator in museum:

    A modular elevator from Modular Elevator Manufacturing, Inc. , provided the ideal vertical transportation solution for the Mullin Automotive Museum in Oxnard, California. The 46,821-square-foot Mullin Automotive Museum is both a private and public museum that features the world’s largest collection of Bugatti and French race cars of the 1930s. The building’s design was inspired…

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  6. Settles for 10K?

    A lawsuit filed by the mother of a man killed in an elevator accident at the University of Michigan in 2008 has been settled for $10,000, with the university not admitting liability. David J. Smith of Jackson was an employee of Schindler Elevator when he fell from the fifth floor to the basement in an…

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  7. OUR CHRISTMAS PICK: Barbie dollhouse with elevator!

    With so many Kids Toys available to buy we can be a little lost when it comes to deciding just what to get. Well, we should all remember that the classic Dolls and Toys, like those in the Barbie collection are still extremely popular, none more so than the amazing Barbie Townhouse. Let her move…

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