Tag Archives: New York City

Pump-kinship

PumpMan adds to its NYC brotherhood The PumpMan is at it again. PumpMan, the pump service and repair company, successfully completed its tenth acquisition with the addition of Astoria, New York-based ABC Electric Corp. This is PumpMan’s second New York City acquisition and complements its December 2017 purchase of Brooklyn-based PumpMan NYC (formerly Federal Pump […]

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NYC Blue

Transformer explosion in Queens turns the sky neon-blue A transformer explosion at a major utility in New York City made national headlines December 27, when the electrical surge at a Con Edison substation in the borough of Queens caused an electrical fire that turned the NYC night sky a vibrant, eerie shade of blue. Via […]

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Rail Fail

Unsecured rail causes NY subway to go off track File┬áthis under “the hazards of improper storage.” A New York subway train was derailed in upper Manhattan in late June when it struck and dragged a spare rail that had been stored between the two rails in use, reports the Associated Press. Such storage practices are […]

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