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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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Updates from across the country

Updates from across the country

By Elevator World | March 1, 2021

CECA Postpones Halifax Convention; Looks to Montreal in 2022 The Canadian Elevator Contractors Association (CECA) has postponed its 2021 Halifax convention to June 2023. The CECA Board of Directors said the decision, announced in January, was based on: Nova Scotia COVID-19 regulations regarding in-person meetings and a mandated two-week quarantine for anyone entering the province…

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Subcontinent sees record, expo date set, award and certification

Subcontinent sees record, expo date set, award and certification

By Elevator World | March 1, 2021

TJEI Records 161-Elevator Order, Its Largest Toshiba Johnson Elevators (India) Pvt. Ltd. (TJEI) has secured its largest residential segment order for design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of 161 fully imported Toshiba elevators spread across eight residential projects in Pune. The units run at 1.75 m/s, serving contractor VTP Group’s projects including Blue Water, Pegasus,…

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Acquisition, transitions, events and more in the recovering continent

Acquisition, transitions, events and more in the recovering continent

By Elevator World | March 1, 2021

Acquisition, transitions, events and more in the recovering continent.

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Element Elevators’ Modernization Contract In Toronto

By Elevator World | February 22, 2021

Richmond Hill, Canada-based Element Elevators, Inc., recently won a contract from the City of Toronto to modernize a trio of traction elevators at the Toronto Reference Library, a reflection of what Element co-owner Bogdan Rus describes as “dramatic growth” at the company. Element will be retrofitting the red, panoramic elevators, which were featured in a…

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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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