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Post: June 10, 2009: ERS-2009-06-10 #162 Show Notes

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Ever have a week where you had a million things to do and knew that there just weren’t enough hours in the day? This always happens when I’m covering for people at work. When my coworkers are on vacation I truly realize just how valuable they are. Well this week I was trying to bring you an interview but technical difficulties brought that to a halt, so a regular new packed show today. Next week is the Elevator U Conference in Quincy, IL and it's going to be great! I’m looking forward to seeing many of you at that event. Because it will be very busy next week in Quincy there most likely won’t be a show. If something should change from that plan you’ll be the first to know. As always, thanks for tuning in today!

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Sponsors/Listener Links: ElevatorShack.com Elevator U 2009 Educational Conference ElevatorBob.com “A Lesson On Fire” – From ‘The Office’ – Very Funny!

News Links: Have you ever been hit with a ridiculous fine?? Raleigh SWA staff working to get building elevator   RFP: design open federal regulations John J. Nolan passes away Elderly targeted by pickpockets in down county Proposal for the ThyssenKrupp Elevator Competition – Much Better Pictures Odd sensation induced by moving-phantom News organizations meet behind closed doors Elevator Rescue Schindler Chief Visits ’06 death site Man found stabbed in elevator The standard New York elevator Bid OK’d to install elevator at Etowah Middle School More people walking, biking riding the bus to Metro Stations EW – Snapshot of the week Cooper Union is ‘Great Art’ with bad elevators Space Elevator climbing and beaming competition schedule Elevators make monkeys of us   Explosion in elevator kills man in downtown Kyiv Car-Powered Russian construction elevator Elevator video clears Sunrise man of battery The History of the American Elevator Industry – 1850-2001 – Free Online Book Underground explosion cuts power, traps people Landlord says elevator shutdown was unavoidable New elevator opens access for many church members Teen dies after fall down Iowa elevator shaft City Hall rally for Elevator Safety Bill Man attacks elderly woman in elevator Will the first space elevator be inflatable?

Post: May 20th, 2009: ERS-2009-05-20 #159 Show Notes

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Lots to cover here on the show today everyone! We’ll chat about the week’s worth of elevator news that I found online. We’ll also talk about the Inaugural Toronto Boat Cruise to benefit the Elevator Escalator Safety Foundation of Canada that’s fast approaching, June 4th, get your tickets today everyone! And I’ll cover my thoughts on the NAEC Sponsored Webinar, which covered the NEII ® Code finder Database that was held last Thursday.  This show is filled to the brim with extra elevator fun! Our Prize pack giveaway is next week and we’re giving away a toolbox, filled with goodies.

For those of you listening here in the United States, Monday is Memorial Day. More than just a three day weekend, this is our opportunity to remember those who have died while fighting for our freedom.  Take a moment to remember a family member for their service to our country. Share a story about them so that they will be remembered by our younger generations. And thank a Veteran for serving!

Calendar Of Events: NAESA Calendar NAEC Calendar NAVTP Calendar EIG SC Calendar CEA Calendar EAF Calendar ECNY Calendar CECA Calendar EESF Calendar Elevator U Calendar MESA Calendar NCEIG Calendar

Sponsors/Listener Links: ElevatorShack.com Inaugural EESFC Toronto Boat Cruise! Sign Up Today! ElevatorPreservation.com

News Links: Captivate Network goes up, down and now across the web DC Metro Union forces unwanted exercise program onto customers Elevator at housing complex needs to be replaced Searching for old elevator part Grandmother, boy hurt in church elevator Dr. Gridlock tackles your traffic and transit issues Deep hypothetical fly/elevator question….makes you go hmm.. More on last week’s boy stuck in elevator story Questions surrounding elevator death Elevator etiquette… Smart Escalators…Coming Soon Seguin lawmaker collapses at Capitol Sioux City Elevator Operators Keep History Alive Going Up? BOMA’s Response, Way To Go! Historic Buildings or Parking Spaces… MacDonald wants action on elevator issue Elevator World Then and Now LPC, elevators hinder disabled students Should high school press boxes have elevators? Elevator enthusiast, speaks my language Two elderly patients seriously injured in 20ft hospital fall Woman cuffed for not holding escalator rail Another malfunction today at Hoboken’s automated garage Who should condo owner complain too about poor elevator condition? Contracts awarded for major infrastructure upgrades at LAX