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Resident Dies In Elevator Shaft Fall In India

Resident Dies In Elevator Shaft Fall In India

By Elevator World | January 24, 2022

An older man died in January after being hurt in the shaft of an elevator at an apartment building in the Indian city of Bhubaneswar, Pragativadi reports. According to news about the incident, the man was heading to a market and was taking the lift to reach the ground floor. However, due to suspected mechanical glitch, the…

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Indian VT Consultancy PAPL Opens Second Office In Chennai

Indian VT Consultancy PAPL Opens Second Office In Chennai

By Elevator World | January 13, 2022

Krishna Kumar Ravi, president and CEO of Indian vertical-transportation (VT) consultancy PAPL Corp., recently announced that PAPL opened its second office in Chennai, which houses its design and inspection teams. “Thanks to all PAPLites, customers and well-wishers who have supported us all these years,” Ravi said, expressing particular gratitude to Sri Kausalya Constructions Ltd. Managing…

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Gossain Speaks With ET On Cost Increases And More

Gossain Speaks With ET On Cost Increases And More

By Elevator World | January 12, 2022

In a report by The Economic Times (ET), Amit Gossain, managing director, KONE Elevators India, said that “the increase in commodity prices is one of the biggest challenges today that the industry is facing, as it has pushed up the cost of manufacturing between 5-25%.” These increases are being passed to the builder and the end-users who…

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Central Railway Plans 2022 Improvements In India

By Elevator World | January 4, 2022

With 2021 including the addition of 86 elevators and 125 escalators at Central Railway stations in and around Mumbai, India, the organization plans several initiatives to strengthen infrastructure and execute various measures for passengers in 2022, The Free Press Journal reports. The improvements focus on infrastructure work in general, a fight against COVID-19 and improved passenger amenities. In particular,…

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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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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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Bhopal Set To Open India’s First World-Class Station

Bhopal Set To Open India’s First World-Class Station

By Elevator World | November 12, 2021

Habibganj railway station in Bhopal, which has been re-developed as the country’s first world-class station, complete with facilities equivalent to a modern airport, is to be dedicated on November 15 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, The New Indian Express reports. The station has been equipped with modern facilities after being developed by the Indian Railways Station…

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7-Year-Old Girl Dies In Elevator Shaft Fall In Mumbai

7-Year-Old Girl Dies In Elevator Shaft Fall In Mumbai

By Elevator World | November 9, 2021

“Shock due to multiple injuries” was the cause of death for a 7-year-old girl who fell down an elevator shaft in the Sion neighborhood of Mumbai, India, on November 5, Mid-Day reports. The child was playing hide-and-seek with her friends on the fourth floor of a building when she ran to the front door of an elevator.…

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Boy Hurt After Falling Through Escalator Gap In India

By Elevator World | November 5, 2021

A child visiting a multistory textile showroom in Madurai, India, with his mother and aunt was hurt November 2 when he fell from the fifth floor after slipping through a gap next to the escalator, The Hindu reports. While the women were looking at some of the store’s products, the boy put his hand on the escalator…

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Toshiba Johnson Elevators (India) To Supply 168 Elevators

Toshiba Johnson Elevators (India) To Supply 168 Elevators

By Elevator World | October 27, 2021

Toshiba Johnson Elevators (India) won orders to supply 168 elevators at three flagship projects of RMZ Corp., Telangana Today reports. Toshiba Johnson will install, maintain and operate 63 elevators at Nexity in Hyderabad, 35 elevators at RMZ Spire in Hyderabad and 70 elevators at RMZ Ecoworld 30 in Bengaluru. The company will supply its compact machine-room…

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