Southeast Asia

Updates on work from Singapore, Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur

By Elevator World | July 1, 2020

Hitachi Wins 300-Elevator Order for Singapore’s HDB Hitachi Elevator Asia Pte. Ltd. has won a long-term contract to supply, deliver and install 300 elevators for the Housing & Development Board (HDB) of the Republic of Singapore, the largest-ever order for Hitachi in the country. Observing that more than 80% of Singapore’s population lives in HDB…

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Activity in Nanjing and Shanghai, and efforts to lessen the possibility of coronavirus transmission

By Elevator World | June 1, 2020

KONE to Supply 36 Elevators for Nanjing Supertall KONE has won an order to provide 36 elevators featuring its UltraRope® carbon-fiber ropes for a supertall development in Nanjing, the company announced in April. The 416.6-m-tall tower, being developed by Nanjing Financial City Construction and Development Co., Ltd., will be the tallest of five high-rise buildings…

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Vietnam and the Philippines see investments in tall buildings

By Elevator World | January 1, 2020

Vietnam and the Philippines see investments in tall buildings, while Mitsubishi Electric gears up for more work in Manila, Cebu and Iloilo. 44-Story Apartment Tower and More Planned in Hanoi The Matrix One, which includes a 44-story apartment tower, a fve-story mixed-use building, schools and greenspace in Hanoi, Vietnam, was announced in November 2019 by…

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Promise abounds in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam.

By Elevator World | December 1, 2019

Hitachi Growing in, Bullish on Cambodia Hitachi Elevator Cambodia Co. (ELEVATOR WORLD, May 2017) — a joint venture of Japan’s Hitachi, Thailand’s Siam- Hitachi Elevator Co. and Cambodia’s CMED Group Co. — is growing in and bullish on the Cambodian vertical-transportation market as the construction sector booms, the Bangkok Post reported in October. Hitachi Elevator…

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Important developments in Singapore, South Korea, Vietnam and Thailand

By Elevator World | October 1, 2019

KONE Wins Order for Singapore’s Central Boulevard Towers KONE has won an order to deliver 47 elevators and escalators to Central Boulevard Towers, a mixed-use development in Singapore, the company announced in August. Central Boulevard Towers will provide Grade-A office and retail space to Singapore’s Central Business District and is being developed by Wealthy Link…

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Work abounds across the region.

By Elevator World | September 1, 2019

Hitachi Elevator Receives Biggest Thailand Order for Airport Hitachi Elevator (Thailand) Co., Ltd. received its biggest order to date in Thailand to supply 53 elevators, 83 escalators and 38 moving walks to an expansion of Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Samut Prakan Province. Hitachi Thailand previously supplied more than 100 units to the airport, which resulted…

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Projects, personnel moves and steps toward safer riding

By Elevator World | June 1, 2017

KONE Providing Solutions for Jakarta’s Indonesia1 KONE has been selected to provide 76 elevators and escalators to Indonesia1, a pair of 58-story, 278-m-tall mixed-used towers taking shape in Jakarta, Indonesia. Developed by China Sonangol Media Investment and scheduled for completion in 2019, the development will contain offices, serviced apartments and commercial space within 2.2 million…

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Vietnam leads large orders, followed by Indonesia and the Philippines.

By Elevator World | August 1, 2016

KONE Wins 62-Elevator Order in Hanoi KONE has won an order to supply 62 elevators to Goldmark City in Hanoi, Vietnam. Being developed by Viet Han Trading, Goldmark City includes nine 40-story buildings containing 5,000 apartments. The order consists of 57 S MiniSpaceTM elevators operated by EcoDiscTM hoisting technology and five S MonoSpace® machine-room-less elevators,…

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