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Taiwan’s Golden Friends E&E Firm Upbeat For Coming Year

Taiwan’s Golden Friends E&E Firm Upbeat For Coming Year

By Elevator World | January 18, 2022

Taipei, Taiwan-based elevator and escalator (E&E) supplier Golden Friends Corp. has released a positive view about business for the first quarter of 2022, supported by new demand and maintenance and replacement needs amid a property boom and a vibrant economy, Taipei Times reported in January. Golden Friends gave the upbeat assessment after posting a 21.27% increase in…

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8 Rescued From Stuck Elevator In Downtown Atlanta

8 Rescued From Stuck Elevator In Downtown Atlanta

By Elevator World | January 5, 2022

Firefighters rescued eight people from an elevator stuck in a blind shaft on the 27th floor of the Westin Peachtree Hotel in downtown Atlanta on January 2, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is among outlets to report. The incident happened at around 5:45 p.m., and the last person was extricated at approximately 9:30 p.m. No one was injured. After getting…

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NYC MTA Completes Subway Elevator Upgrade Ahead Of Time

By Elevator World | January 4, 2022

The NYC Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) announced on December 26 it completed an elevator replacement project at the Flatbush Avenue-Brooklyn College subway station in Flatbush, Brooklyn, ahead of time, Shorefront News is among outlets to report. Work began in early July 2021 as part of a larger effort to replace 11 hydraulic elevators at seven stations in Brooklyn,…

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Boy Dies In Elevator Under Repair In India

Boy Dies In Elevator Under Repair In India

By Elevator World | December 23, 2021

A boy died in an elevator accident in Maharashtra, India, after he entered an elevator that was undergoing repairs, Times Now reported on December 22. The boy entered the lift in the seven-story building where he lived with his family when it suddenly moved upwards. The boy was removed from the elevator and taken to the…

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Courthouse Elevator Repair Continues, Inspection Date Unclear

Courthouse Elevator Repair Continues, Inspection Date Unclear

By Elevator World | December 23, 2021

The Brooke County Commission again met in a records room in the basement of the county courthouse in Wellsburg, West Virginia, while crews continue work to replace the building’s elevator, The Weirton Daily Times reported on December 22. Previously, the project saw delays due to shipping problems. The replacement work began in November. County Commissioner Stacey Wise…

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NYARM Webinar On Elevator Compliance, Financing Options

NYARM Webinar On Elevator Compliance, Financing Options

By Elevator World | December 16, 2021

The New York Association of Realty Managers (NYARM) will present a professional-development webinar on Friday, December 17, from noon-1:30 p.m. for elevator contractors and building managers/owners. The program is designed to teach which projects need prioritization and provide guidance on the most viable paths for project financing. There is no cost to attend or participate…

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Boy Dies After Falling Off Elevator In Zirakpur, India

Boy Dies After Falling Off Elevator In Zirakpur, India

By Elevator World | December 3, 2021

An 18-year-old boy died after falling out of an open elevator at a warehouse in Zirakpur, India, The Tribune reported in November. The boy was working at the hardware shop while school was closed and had gone to unload goods when he fell. The boy’s father got a call from the shop owner that his son had…

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Iowa Apartment’s Non-Working Elevator Must Be Replaced

By Elevator World | December 1, 2021

Residents in the Luma Height Apartments in Sioux City, Iowa — some of them senior citizens — are having difficulty getting up and down in the building because its elevator has been broken down for more than five weeks and will take some time before it can be repaired, SIOUXLAND NEWS reported on November 23. The building…

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Elevator Work Continues In Brooke County Courthouse

Elevator Work Continues In Brooke County Courthouse

By Elevator World | November 30, 2021

Crews are working to replace the elevator of the county courthouse in Wellsburg, West Virginia.

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Amtrak To Invest $16 Million Into Johnstown Station

By Elevator World | November 30, 2021

Amtrak plans to invest US$16 million into improving its Johnstown Station in Pennsylvania as part of the Johnstown-to-Arts Corridor Project, Progressive Railroading reported on November 23. Improvements include replacing the current platform, headhouse, elevator and stairway with a new 8-in. above-top-of-rail island platform and a new headhouse with heat and air conditioning, as well as a new…

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