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France’s Sodimas Elevators Promotes Qatar Partnership

France’s Sodimas Elevators Promotes Qatar Partnership

By Elevator World | November 17, 2021
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French elevator manufacturer Sodimas, through partner Sodimas Qatar, established in 2012 in Doha, tells The Peninsula that attending the Build Your House Qatar Exhibition in September helped solidify its presence in what the source described as “one of the most vibrant economies of the Middle East region.” Sodimas Qatar Executive Manager Naeem Ayash observes it is the…

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National Event Promotes Elevator And Escalator Safety

National Event Promotes Elevator And Escalator Safety

By Elevator World | November 17, 2021
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This week, November 14-19, is National Elevator and Escalator Safety Week, an annual event in the U.S. and Canada started by the Elevator Escalator Safety Foundation (EESF) to promote public awareness about safe, proper use of our industry’s equipment. Educational programs such as EESF’s SafeTRiders aim to instill the principles of elevator and escalator safety from an early age…

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Historic Winnipeg Elevator Modernization By TKE Canada

Historic Winnipeg Elevator Modernization By TKE Canada

By Elevator World | November 17, 2021
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TK Elevator (TKE) Canada announces it is nearly complete with the largest elevator modernization in the history of Winnipeg, Canada, as it upgrades 12 units at 201 Portage, the city’s tallest office building at 420 ft. Built in 1990, the 33-story tower includes 510,000 ft of office, retail and meeting space. TKE Canada is modernizing…

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CEA Invites Club Members To The 2021 Christmas Party

CEA Invites Club Members To The 2021 Christmas Party

By Elevator World | November 16, 2021
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The Chicago Elevator Association (CEA) invites members and their guests to the 2021 Christmas Party, set for 6:30 p.m. December 1. The party, which will include live music, food, drinks and prizes, will take place at The Clubhouse, 298 Oakbrook Center, Oak Brook, Illinois. Members will be allowed to bring one additional person from each…

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IUEC Recognizes Veterans For Service, Sacrifice

IUEC Recognizes Veterans For Service, Sacrifice

By Elevator World | November 16, 2021
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International Union of Elevator Constructors (IUEC) General President Frank J. Christensen, on behalf of the organization, recognized veterans, both past and present, for the efforts and sacrifices they have made, and still make, to help the nation maintain the rights and freedoms enjoyed by all U.S. citizens, Construction Dive reported. Speaking on Veterans Day, November 11, Christensen…

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Wurtec Opens Dallas-Area Location, Names Branch Manager

Wurtec Opens Dallas-Area Location, Names Branch Manager

By Elevator World | November 16, 2021
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Wurtec opened a Dallas-area location in Irving, Texas, in November and named industry veteran Eric Siren branch manager. In addition to his new role, Siren is also the Wurtec branch manager in Las Vegas. Before joining Wurtec, headquartered in Toledo, Ohio, and now with seven locations throughout the U.S., Siren worked at Otis in roles…

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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
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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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South Korea Sets Standards For Delivery Robot Elevator Use

South Korea Sets Standards For Delivery Robot Elevator Use

By Elevator World | November 15, 2021
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The Korea Agency for Technology and Standards announced at an international forum on robot technology and standards held at the Millennium Hilton Seoul Hotel that it will enact two types of Korean Industrial Standards (KS) with respect to indoor robot deliveries and their safe use of elevators, The Korea Bizwire reports. For robots to use elevators or…

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Three Passengers Rescued From Stalled Elevator In D.C.

Three Passengers Rescued From Stalled Elevator In D.C.

By Elevator World | November 15, 2021
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Three adult passengers were rescued by District of Columbia Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department (DC Fire and EMS) personnel from an elevator that had stalled in a blind shaft in northeast Washington, D.C., on November 11, ABC 7 reports. Two of the passengers were extracted using a ladder, and one with a “sophisticated rope-hauling system.” In…

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New Jersey Station Upgrade To Meet ADA Requirements

New Jersey Station Upgrade To Meet ADA Requirements

By Elevator World | November 15, 2021
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Renovations to the historic Perth Amboy, New Jersey, train station are set to begin, after a US$45.5-million construction contract was awarded to Hall Construction Co. of Monmouth County, my central jersey reported on November 11. The project, awarded by the NJ Transit board of directors, will make the station fully accessible. The work calls for the construction…

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