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Otis Plans 2022 Investor Day To Be Hosted Virtually

Otis Plans 2022 Investor Day To Be Hosted Virtually

By Elevator World | January 13, 2022

Otis Worldwide Corp. will deliver its 2022 Investor Day as a live webcast on February 15, the company announces. Otis President and CEO Judy Marks, along with members of the leadership team, will discuss the company’s strategic initiatives and multi-year financial outlook. The meeting will be open online at 9 a.m. EST and run until…

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New Elevators, Escalators And More For Indian Railway Stations

New Elevators, Escalators And More For Indian Railway Stations

By Elevator World | January 12, 2022

Indian Member of Parliament (MP) Mohan Kundariya on January 9 inaugurated three escalators and one elevator at Rajkot Railway Station in the western Indian state of Gujarat, making it the first in the Saurashtra region to have such amenities, The Indian EXPRESS reports. Two escalators serve platform 1, one is between platforms 2 and 3 and a…

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Troubled San Francisco Tower Continues To Tilt, Settle

Troubled San Francisco Tower Continues To Tilt, Settle

By Elevator World | January 12, 2022

San Francisco’s Millennium Tower, a 58-story residential high rise in the heart of downtown that has been the target of lawsuits over its sinking, tilting foundation, continues to tilt at the rate of 3 in per year, NBC Bay Area reports. During work to remedy the situation in 2021, 10 in. of tilt and 2 in of…

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Gossain Speaks With ET On Cost Increases And More

Gossain Speaks With ET On Cost Increases And More

By Elevator World | January 12, 2022

In a report by The Economic Times (ET), Amit Gossain, managing director, KONE Elevators India, said that “the increase in commodity prices is one of the biggest challenges today that the industry is facing, as it has pushed up the cost of manufacturing between 5-25%.” These increases are being passed to the builder and the end-users who…

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LEIA Gains Recognition For Lift Industry Apprenticeships

LEIA Gains Recognition For Lift Industry Apprenticeships

By Elevator World | January 12, 2022

The Lift & Escalator Industry Association (LEIA) has been recognized by Ofqual as a regulated end-point assessment organization (EPAO) for apprenticeships in the lift and escalator industry, the company announced. This means that LEIA is now approved by Ofqual to offer end-point assessments and will be able to progress the delivery of offering EPA for…

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Escalator Halted After Child’s Toes Are Hurt

Escalator Halted After Child’s Toes Are Hurt

By Elevator World | January 11, 2022

Government officials have ordered temporary shutdown of an escalator at a shopping center in Kota Bharu, Malaysia, after a young girl’s toes were stuck in one of the moving ride’s steps, The Edge Markets reports. The 3-year-old girl was riding a supermarket escalator on January 7 when her toes got caught in the steps. She was taken…

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Plan Calls For 21-Story Residential Tower In Ottawa

Plan Calls For 21-Story Residential Tower In Ottawa

By Elevator World | January 11, 2022

Developer Cadillac Fairview has submitted for approval a plan to build a 21-story residential building on top of the CF Rideau Centre shopping mall in downtown Ottawa, Canada, STOREYS reported in December. The project, set at 70 Nicholas Street, is being designed in partnership with Montreal-based NEUF Architects. It calls for adding 280 luxury rental units of…

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LRTA In Manila Working To Fix Defective VT Units

LRTA In Manila Working To Fix Defective VT Units

By Elevator World | January 11, 2022

The Light Rail Transit Authority (LRTA) in Manila, Philippines, is working to fix 12 defective vertical-transportation (VT) units after a photo of a disabled person climbing stairs as two authority personnel carried his wheelchair went viral, philstar GLOBAL is among outlets to report. Of 13 elevators and escalators serving LRT Line 2, only one is functional, and…

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Liberty Elevator Corp. Names New Division Sales Manager

Liberty Elevator Corp. Names New Division Sales Manager

By Elevator World | January 11, 2022

Liberty Elevator Corp., headquartered in Paterson, New Jersey, recently named Christopher Kissner Modernization and New Installation sales manager. Prior to his role at Liberty, Kissner worked for Fujitec America Inc. in Clifton, New Jersey, in roles including modernization sales-engineering and regional service operations manager. He previously managed sales and projects at Slade Elevator of Mountainside,…

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Permits Issued For Tower Addition In Philadelphia

Permits Issued For Tower Addition In Philadelphia

By Elevator World | January 10, 2022

Permits have been issued for a multi-family 19-story overbuild above the historic Freeman’s Auction House, located at 1810 Chestnut Street in Rittenhouse Square, Center City, Philadelphia YIMBY reports. Designed by Cecil Baker + Partners, the new tower will bring the total height to 25 stories. There will be 19 luxury condominiums within the new addition. The existing auction house…

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