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Lester Controls Moves To Larger Location

Lester Controls Moves To Larger Location

By Elevator World | January 27, 2022

As a result of consistent and increasing manufacturing demands for lift and escalator controllers, Lester Controls announced in January that it has recently acquired a 15,092 ft2 commercial building to accommodate its head office and principal manufacturing center located in Croydon, Surrey, U.K. Lester Controls moved to the new location in December 2021, allowing the company…

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Second Call For Papers For 13th Lift & Escalator Symposium

Second Call For Papers For 13th Lift & Escalator Symposium

By Elevator World | January 27, 2022

The Lift & Escalator Symposium Trust announced the 13th Symposium on Lift & Escalator Technologies and has issued a second call for papers. Abstracts from industry professionals, academics and post-graduate students may be submitted through 31 March 2022. Featuring presentations by leading experts of peer-reviewed papers, as well as networking with colleagues, the event is planned online and…

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KONE Wins Order For Brussels Mixed-Use Development

KONE Wins Order For Brussels Mixed-Use Development

By Elevator World | January 27, 2022

KONE has won an order to supply a suite of People Flow® solutions, including 11 KONE MiniSpace™ elevators and 28 KONE MonoSpace® 700 DX Class elevators, for the Zin in Noord mixed-use development in Brussels, Belgium, the company announced. KONE DX Class elevators will make new user experiences possible through a combination of design, technology,…

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278 Otis Units For Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport

278 Otis Units For Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport

By Elevator World | January 27, 2022

Otis Taiwan has landed a contract to provide 278 elevators, escalators and moving walks to support the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE), including the new Terminal 3 (T3) main building and concourse, Otis announced on January 25. Otis’ ReGenTM drive technology and enhanced control system supports T3’s smart, green design. Arup, in a joint venture with…

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Dual-Tower Project In Istanbul Reaches Completion

Dual-Tower Project In Istanbul Reaches Completion

By Elevator World | January 26, 2022

Designer and project provider HPP Architects has completed Maslak Square, a two-tower office project in Istanbul, Turkey, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat reported in January. The project, designed and constructed for the client Kapital Real Estate Development, comprises crystalline towers standing 23 stories (319 ft) and 13 stories (184 ft) in Istanbul’s CBD. The…

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Elevator Compliance & Carbon Reduction Projects Webinar

Elevator Compliance & Carbon Reduction Projects Webinar

By Elevator World | January 26, 2022

The New York Association of Realty Managers (NYARM) plans to host a professional development webinar on January 28 on elevator compliance and carbon-reduction elevator projects. Aimed at elevator contractors and building owners and managers, the session is scheduled from noon to 1:30 p.m. EST. The program will provide updates on pressing elevator compliance issues and present…

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Cibes Lift Group Names New MD In The U.K.

Cibes Lift Group Names New MD In The U.K.

By Elevator World | January 26, 2022

Reyaan Shepherd has been appointed Managing Director (MD) of all Cibes Lift Group companies in the U.K., the company announced in January. Shepherd comes from a position as divisional director at one of the U.K.’s top retailers of bathroom equipment and has a wealth of experience in sales, marketing and business development. He started in…

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170 TKE Units, Including Twin Elevators, For Doha Oasis

170 TKE Units, Including Twin Elevators, For Doha Oasis

By Elevator World | January 26, 2022

TK Elevator (TKE) supplied more than 170 vertical-transportation (VT) units for Doha Oasis, a 470,000-m2 residential, commercial, shopping and entertainment complex in the heart of Doha, Qatar, the OEM announced on January 25. VT equipment includes two TWIN elevator systems, the only VT systems with two cabins operating independently in the same shaft. This, TKE observes,…

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Escalator Technician Dies In Fall At Department Store

Escalator Technician Dies In Fall At Department Store

By Elevator World | January 25, 2022

A man working on an escalator inside a department store in Richmond, Virginia, died after falling through the vertical transportation unit, ABC 8 News reports. The Richmond Fire Department said it received the emergency call from the store just before 10 a.m. on January 19, when the store was not yet open to customers. The cause of…

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Repairs Still Sought For Cheboygan Footbridge Elevators

Repairs Still Sought For Cheboygan Footbridge Elevators

By Elevator World | January 25, 2022

Officials with the City of Cheboygan, Michigan, are still looking for elevator repairs to the city’s pedestrian footbridge, Cheboygan Daily Tribune reports. The city reported in June 2021 that its Downtown Development Authority (DDA) was preparing to begin work on the bridge’s two elevators but, as of January, the city was looking at available options. The city had…

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