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Orona Elevators For Spanish Construction Group Projects

By Elevator World | February 22, 2021

Hernani, Spain-based elevator manufacturer Orona has partnered with ÁVIT-A, the modular construction division of Madrid-based Grupo Avintia, to include its elevators in ÁVIT-A projects, Orona announced. Orona’s range of gearless machine-room-less elevators are “a personalized solution” that provide an up-to-eight-person capacity, handicapped accessibility and a 3,000-mm top-floor height. Using models including Orona 3G X-10 “represents…

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Changing Of The Guard, Honors For Ziehl-Abegg

By Elevator World | February 6, 2021

German manufacturer Ziehl-Abegg announced that Uwe Ziehl, grandson of company founder Emil Ziehl, has passed the leadership reins to his children, Dennis Ziehl and Sindia Ziehl, who now serve as supervisory board chair and member, respectively. The pair attended more than 80 board meetings over the past several years to prepare for their roles. Dennis…

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Two-Tower Project Planned on Brisbane’s West End

By Elevator World | February 1, 2021

A developer is planning a two-tower, 470-unit residential project and riverside public space on a 1.1-ha tract in Brisbane, Australia’s West End, The Urban Developer reported in December 2020. The project, to be undertaken by Manly Properties, would involve dual 26-story buildings. One, with 21,000 m2 of space, would have 200 apartments, while the other,…

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Another Tall Tower Rising in Tokyo’s Toranomon District

By Elevator World | February 1, 2021

Construction has started on a 38-story, 180-m-tall office tower on a former hospital site in the red-hot Toranomon Redevelopment District of Tokyo, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) reported in November 2020, citing Japan Property Central. Targeting a 2023 completion, the 180,000-m2 structure is a project of Nippon Steel Kowa Real Estate,…

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New Elevator Eases Access to Athens Acropolis

By Elevator World | February 1, 2021

A new, wheelchair-accessible elevator was put into service at the Athens Acropolis on December 3, 2020, according to the Greek Reporter. With its glass cab, the elevator will allow riders to see nearly unobstructed views of Athens. The bottom landing sits at the ancient promenade on the north slope of the Acropolis, and riders are…

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Towers, “Green District” Central to Seoul Valley Plan

By Elevator World | February 1, 2021

In November 2020, Copenhagen-based architecture firm Henning Larsen released the design for Seoul Valley, a 360,600-m2 mixed-use development planned for the center of Seoul. With an aim to create a “vibrant green district” in the city center, Seoul Valley will combine office, retail, lodging and residential components within a public podium. The development will have…

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News from Ontario, Toronto and CECA

By Elevator World | February 1, 2021

KJA Advising on VT to Serve Proposed Ontario Line KJA Consultants, Inc. Chief Operating Officer Rob Isabelle tells ELEVATOR WORLD the consultancy is helping plan the vertical-transportation (VT) system for the proposed 15.5-km-long Ontario Line, which will include more than 300 elevators and escalators. The CAD10.9-billion (US$8.4-billion) rapid-transit project of the Government of Ontario is…

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Hitachi and KONE bring hundreds of units to Xiong’an New Area, Beijing and Shenzhen.

By Elevator World | February 1, 2021

Hitachi (China) Delivers First of 361 Elevators for Project Hitachi Elevator (China) took part in a ceremony in December 2020 to mark delivery of the first of 361 elevators it will provide for Group B2, a large residential development in the Rongdong District of Xiong’an New Area, the company announced. Group B2 is a resettlement…

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Acquisition, hire, partnerships and more from around the world

By Elevator World | February 1, 2021

Cibes Lift Group Acquires U.K.’s Titan Elevators Gävle, Sweden-based Cibes Lift Group has acquired Titan Elevators of Sidcup, U.K., Global Legal Chronicle reported in December 2020. The move is to strengthen Cibes’ presence in the London area and mark an expansion of its U.K. business by adding modernization services and high-speed lifts to its offerings.…

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Iris Tower Ready for Brussels Civil Servants

By Elevator World | January 1, 2021

Most of the floors of the Iris Tower, a 32-story, 137-m-tall office tower in Brussels, were set to begin accommodating about 2,000 civil servants, RTBF.be reported in November 2020. Construction of the tower was launched in 2018 by property developer Ghelamco, when the project was called the Silver Tower. Brussels Minister Sven Gatz, in charge…

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