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Sunny Skies Again

Sunny Skies Again

By Joel Frohlinger | January 5, 2022

Honoring Jim Sullivan, the 46th annual “Pop/Joe” golf fundraiser is a smashing success.

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Elisha Otis’ “Improved Elevator”

Elisha Otis’ “Improved Elevator”

By Dr. Lee Gray | January 5, 2022

Examining the “facts” from the New York Crystal Palace Exhibition

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IUEC Local 1 To Recruit 50 Elevator-Escalator Apprentices

IUEC Local 1 To Recruit 50 Elevator-Escalator Apprentices

By Elevator World | December 7, 2021

The New York State Department of Labor recently announced the Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee of the International Union of Elevator Constructors (IUEC) Local 1 of New York and New Jersey will recruit 50 elevator-escalator construction and modernization apprentices in December, silive.com reported in November. Applications may be filled out and submitted at the National Elevator Industry…

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US$25.8-Million Subway Station Upgrade Completes In Brooklyn

US$25.8-Million Subway Station Upgrade Completes In Brooklyn

By Elevator World | November 23, 2021

The NYC Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) completed a US$25.8-million renovation of the Eastern Parkway-Brooklyn Museum subway station in Brooklyn, New York, Real Estate Weekly reports. Providing access to the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Botanical Garden and Prospect Park, the station now has a new elevator tower at the museum plaza and three hydraulic elevators. MTA told ELEVATOR WORLD…

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Long Island, New York-Based Island Elevator Names New GM

Long Island, New York-Based Island Elevator Names New GM

By Elevator World | November 16, 2021

Island Elevator, a company that describes itself as “one of the largest and most experienced elevator companies on Long Island,” New York, has named Robert Pic general manager (GM). Pic has more than 30 years’ industry experience, starting as an elevator apprentice and working his way up to leader of service teams at some of…

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New York-Based USSG Acquires New Jersey-Based Transcope

New York-Based USSG Acquires New Jersey-Based Transcope

By Elevator World | October 15, 2021

US Services Group, LLC (USSG), an industrial services company based in Deer Park, New York, announced on October 7 the acquisition of Randolph, New Jersey-based Transcope Services, LLC, a carrier specializing in transportation, warehousing, rigging and logistics, primarily for manufacturers and installers of elevators, escalators and moving walks. Founded in 1964, Transcope partners with domestic…

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Hoover’s Role Expands to President of Bronx-Based Eltech

Hoover’s Role Expands to President of Bronx-Based Eltech

By Elevator World | October 12, 2021

C. Mark Boulhouwer, president of American Elevator Group (AEG), announced on October 11 the appointment of Michael Hoover as president of Bronx, New York-based Eltech Elevator, in addition to his current role as president of American Elevator & Machine Corp. (AEM). Hoover’s new role becomes effective on January 1, 2022. Patrick Kiely, Eltech’s incumbent president…

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Rendering Shows 7-Tower Project Rising in Bronx, New York

Rendering Shows 7-Tower Project Rising in Bronx, New York

By Elevator World | October 7, 2021

Fresh renderings of Bankside, a huge waterfront project under construction in Bronx, New York, were recently shown by 6sqft, Urbanize New York reported in September. The nearly US$1-billion development, which faces the Harlem River in the Mott Haven neighborhood, is expected to eventually comprise seven towers with 1,350 apartments — 30% of which would be affordable —…

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Permits Filed For 34-Story Tower In Downtown Brooklyn

Permits Filed For 34-Story Tower In Downtown Brooklyn

By Elevator World | October 4, 2021

Permits have been filed for a 34-story mixed-use tower at 15 Hanover Place in Downtown Brooklyn, New York, New York YIMBY reported on September 24. The proposed 348-ft-tall development will total 244,085 ft2, with 232,059 ft2 for residential space and the remaining square footage set aside for commercial space. The building will offer 314 units averaging 739 ft2,…

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DeMatteis Named EVP at New York-Based Sierra Consulting Group

DeMatteis Named EVP at New York-Based Sierra Consulting Group

By Elevator World | September 29, 2021

Paul DeMatteis has been named executive vice president (EVP) of Manhasset, New York-based vertical-transportation (VT) consultancy Sierra Consulting Group, company President Joseph Caracappa announced on September 27. DeMatteis has more than 20 years’ experience in VT project management, modernization and maintenance specification, and has been with Sierra since it began in 2004. Responsible for day-to-day…

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