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thyssenkrupp Tapped for “Unprecedented” Sydney Metro Project

By Elevator World | November 1, 2018

thyssenkrupp has been selected for what a New South Wales government official is calling an unprecedented accessibility project that involves designing, suppling, installing and maintaining 70 elevators and 130 escalators for the Sydney Metro in the Chatswood station and beyond, Mirage News reported. The AUD87-million (US$61.9-million) project is “the biggest one-off investment in improving accessibility…

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Canadian Tower Plans

By Elevator World | November 1, 2018

Microsoft and National Bank are among those involved in upcoming Toronto and Montreal towers. Microsoft to Set Up Shop in Toronto Skyscraper Microsoft will occupy 132,000 sq. ft. over four floors in CIBC Square south tower, a 49-story building due to be complete in downtown Toronto in 2020, The Huffington Post reported. The move is…

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Progress made on supertall buildings in Noida, Colombo.

By Elevator World | November 1, 2018

One of India’s Tallest Towers Looks Toward Completion At 300 m tall and 80 stories, Spira will become one of the tallest towers in India, and developer Supertech Ltd. expects it to be complete in two years, the Hindustan Times reported. Part of the Supernova development in Noida, Spira will contain 600 studio apartments and…

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Contract landed for Indonesia developments; Frankfurt’s Omniturm is wrapping up.

By Elevator World | November 1, 2018

Schindler to Provide 207 Units in Indonesia Building on its relationship with PT Trans Property and PT Trans Retail Indonesia, PT Berca Schindler Lifts has been selected to provide 207 elevators, escalators and moving walks to the Transpark mixed-use developments in Indonesia under four separate contracts. Consisting of four projects — Transpark Cibubur, Transpark Bekasi,…

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Metro line contract let; potential for new installations in Shanghai.

By Elevator World | November 1, 2018

KONE Wins 239-Escalator Order for Wuxi Metro Line 3 KONE is the latest OEM to win significant work providing the 28.5-km-long Wuxi Metro Line 3 with vertical-transportation equipment. Following a previous order to supply Wuxi Metro Line 2, this order consists of 99 TransitMasterTM and 140 heavy-duty escalators. Designed to meet the special requirements of…

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Locations open, campaign launches, and architect creates an Arabic design.

By Elevator World | October 1, 2018

Oman-Headquartered VT Manufacturer Opening New Branches National Quality Art Co. for Elevators and Escalators, which in 2013 established the first elevator/escalator factory in Oman, is growing, with its third branch opening in Muscat in July and one to come soon in Dhofar, Oman, the Times of Oman reported. Numerous businessmen and government representatives attended the…

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Developments in Australia, Asia, South America warrant notice.

By Elevator World | October 1, 2018

Big Plans in Australian Cities Developer Beulah International selected Green Spine, a “twisting garden” by UNStudio and Cox Architecture, as the winner of an international design competition that will include Australia’s tallest building at 356 m, or approximately 107 stories, various news outlets, including CNN, reported. The two-tower, mixed-use development is set to break ground…

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OEMs and suppliers win work, grow and form partnerships.

By Elevator World | October 1, 2018

Hyundai in China, South Korea and Malaysia, and JV in Vietnam 65 Units in Harbin, China, Metro Extension In one of several announcements in the summer Hyundai Elevator Newsletter, the company said it won a contract for 65 elevators and escalators to be installed in the Harbin Metro Line 1 extension in Harbin, China. The…

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Orders and tall plans for some of the continent’s biggest cities

By Elevator World | September 1, 2018

Escalators to Be Installed on Istanbul’s Steep Slopes The Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, in an effort to improve the lives of senior citizens and those with disabilities, has initiated a project to install escalators on the city’s steep slopes, the Hürriyet Daily News reported in June. A tender that was to be conducted on July 23…

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High-rise news from Quebec City, Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver

By Elevator World | September 1, 2018

New Uses, Design Planned for Quebec City’s Le Phare The Dallaire Group, developer of the Le Phare “live, work and play” development in Quebec City (ELEVATOR WORLD, January 2017), has announced plans to include 400 senior residences within the four-tower complex, La Soleil reported in June. The announcement came in a meeting during which several…

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