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Industry shopping and contract join Manchester and Birmingham development news

Industry shopping and contract join Manchester and Birmingham development news

By Elevator World | March 1, 2021

Schmersal Introduces “Webshop” The Schmersal Group has unveiled a new “webshop” for customers in the U.K. and Ireland. It links Schmersal’s online catalog to an automated ordering and shipping system, “creating a convenient and secure purchasing tool available to customers around the clock,” according to the Malvern, U.K.-based company. Approximately 6,000 safety and automation products,…

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Drive supplier bought; towers planned for Broadgate and Leeds.

By Elevator World | November 1, 2020

CP Automation Acquires Magnetek Elevator U.K. CP Automation, headquartered in Scunthorpe, has acquired Magnetek Elevator UK from Columbus McKinnon Corp., CP announced in September. CP specializes in supply, repair and field services for industrial electronic AC drives, resistors, DC drives, programmable logic controllers and inverters, while Magnetek supplies AC and DC drives for geared and…

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Paris and Manchester are among busy cities for the industry.

By Elevator World | October 1, 2020

70-Plus KONE Elevators for Grand Paris Express Metro KONE has been selected by Société du Grand Paris (SGP) to provide more than 70 elevators to Line 15 of the Grand Paris Express metro. The 33-km line will pass through 22 municipalities and serve more than 1 million residents as it makes 300,000 trips per day.…

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Multiple Towers Planned in Manchester, U.K.

By Elevator World | September 1, 2020

A construction plan to bring more than 1,300 new homes to the Salford Quays area of Manchester, U.K., would include a 41-story tower, the Manchester Evening News reported in June. The Salford council has already granted outline permission for a development of up to six buildings in the area, near the Broadway Metrolink stop, but…

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Apartment Tower Planned in Greater Manchester, U.K.

By Elevator World | July 1, 2020

A development company is proposing a 29-story apartment building in the Anchorage area of Salford Quays, Salford, Manchester, U.K., the Manchester Evening News reported in April. The developer, Cole Waterhouse, has submitted designs for Anchorage Gateway, a project it called a “landmark” tower of luxury apartments. The Salford council’s planning panel approved an outline application…

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Big projects on the horizon for London and a new award for lift engineering

By Elevator World | June 1, 2020

Rail System Seeks Bids for Nearly 300 VT Units HS2, the U.K.’s high-speed rail network, has launched a search for contractors to design, deliver and maintain almost 300 vertical-transportation (VT) units for four major new stations, the system announced in April. The contracts, valued at up to GBP465 million (US$574.5 million), call for about 168…

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A consultancy plans for the future, and towers are in the works in London.

By Elevator World | May 1, 2020

D2E Restructuring Lays Groundwork for Firm’s Future U.K. lift consultancy D2E overhauled its corporate leadership structure to lay the groundwork for an increasingly digital future. The changes became effective on March 2. Founder Bill Evans is now CEO, focusing on team learning, international business and key accounts. Evans has been in the lift industry for…

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Important projects greenlit in Manchester, London.

By Elevator World | April 1, 2020

It’s a Go for Controversial Manchester Tower Plan A controversial, 40-story mixed-use tower developed by former soccer players Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs (ELEVATOR WORLD, April 2017), along with other investors, is expected to start construction this year and be finished in 2023 in Manchester, Manchester Evening News reported in January. Neville and Giggs partnered…

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Plans for high rises in London and Toronto

By Elevator World | March 1, 2020

Tower to Address London’s Affordable- Housing Shortage Centro, a 40-story, 129-m-tall tower and a shorter tower, aims to address the affordable-housing shortage in London, a city just north of Lake Erie and the U.S. border, Global News reported in January. The federal government announced CAD130 million (US$99.6 million) for the 420-unit project at 495 Talbot…

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An important completion, work underway and hotly debated plans for more tall construction

By Elevator World | March 1, 2020

Final Tower of Principal Place Completed Construction of the 50-story Principal Tower, the final piece of the Principal Place project that borders the City of London, has completed, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) reported in January, citing Foster + Partners. Principal Place, a comprehensively planned mixed-use project on the border of…

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