KONE Partners on Finland’s Expo 2020 Dubai Pavilion

By Elevator World | April 1, 2020

Finland’s Expo 2020 Dubai pavilion, Snow Cape, will be served by KONE elevators and sliding doors, according to a press release about the 1,867-m2 exhibit topping out in February. The design by JKMM Architects blends the cultures of Finland and the U.A.E. with interiors inspired by Finland’s icy landscapes and a floor-to-ceiling main entrance bringing…

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From Tokyo to Dubai

By M.J. Mohamed Iqbal | March 1, 2020

Toshiba executive visits with TELME representatives from throughout the Middle East during The Business Interaction Meet in Dubai. by M.J. Mohamed Iqbal, EW Correspondent Shinichiro Akiba, corporate senior vice president of Toshiba Corp., visited Toshiba Elevator Middle East (TELME) in Dubai as part of his business outreach program on December 16-17, 2019. The two-day program…

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Aspiring Member for Dubai’s “Skyscraper Club”

By Elevator World | September 1, 2018

Dubai Investments plans to build a new icon in the emirate: a 70-story residential tower on Sheikh Zayed Road, next to Al Habtoor City and Aykon City (ELEVATOR WORLD, May 2016), arabianbusiness.com reported. Dubai Investments CEO Khalid bin Kalban said construction will start before the end of the year. Twenty percent of the US$272-million cost…

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Large mall contract let; milestone reached at Dubai Marina.

By Elevator World | July 1, 2018

KONE to Equip Dubai Hills Mall With 156 Units KONE has been selected to outfit Dubai Hills Mall with 88 escalators, two inclined moving walks and 66 elevators. Being developed by Emaar Development PJSC and Meraas, the mall includes more than 650 retail outlets, a 6,000-m2 supermarket, an 18-screen cinema and outdoor concert areas. Pierre…

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Mixed-Use Tower on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah Nears Completion

By Elevator World | April 1, 2018

Developer Nakheel announced in February that concrete work on its Palm Tower on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah was more than 80% complete, with 42 of 50 floors delivered. The remainder are expected to be delivered by the third quarter of 2018. Located in the heart of the famous artificial archipelago Palm Jumeirah, Palm Tower will have…

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Another tower detailed, escalator safety addressed.

By Elevator World | November 1, 2017

Company Wins Construction Contract for Tower A construction contract has been awarded for a high-rise residential building in Dubai’s Business Bay central business district, Global Construction Review (GCR) reports. Gulf Technical Construction Co. (GTCC), a subsidiary of Drake & Scull International PJSC, was chosen to provide construction services for the 34-story West Bay tower, a…

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KONE, Damac Properties continue high-rise work in resurgent city.

By Elevator World | January 1, 2017

KONE to Outfit Mixed-Use Dubai Development KONE has won an order to supply 32 elevators and four escalators to One Central in Dubai, a multiple-building mixed-use complex being developed by Dubai World Trade Centre on 104 ha in the central business district (CBD). Al Futtaim Carillion is the main contractor, and Hopkins is the architect.…

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