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Renaissance Man

Renaissance Man

By Lucy Faerber | April 1, 2021

Remembering the “one-in-a-million” Bill Casey of New York

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Valves: The Vital Last Link

By Kaija Wilkinson | April 1, 2021

Anja Blain, CEO of Blain Hydraulics, headquartered in Heilbronn, Germany, shares insight about the company’s philosophy, strategy and future with your author.

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Vertical Transportation: A Primer

Vertical Transportation: A Primer

By Lee Freeland | March 1, 2021

New CTBUH e-book focuses on putting and keeping our industry in the minds of supertall designers. Vertical Transportation: A Primer is a 118-page publication by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) Vertical Transportation Committee. Robin Cheeseright is principal author of the e-book, which focuses on the interconnection of elevators and tall buildings…

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ISO 8100-32:2020, Planning and Selection of Passenger Lifts

ISO 8100-32:2020, Planning and Selection of Passenger Lifts

By Luciano Faletto | March 1, 2021

EFESME discusses the new standard and what its implications are for lift SMEs and future SME-friendly standards.

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Stepping Up as a Leader

Stepping Up as a Leader

By Shelly Totino | March 1, 2021

Durham College’s EDM and trades education expands.  One of 24 publicly funded colleges in the Canadian province of Ontario, Durham College in Oshawa was the first to offer an elevating devices mechanic (EDM) apprenticeship program beginning in 2002, stepping up as a leader in trades education in the mid-1990s. Encompassing 720 h of training and…

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ISO 8100-32:2020 Guidance

ISO 8100-32:2020 Guidance

By Elevator World | March 1, 2021

An introduction to and aid for users of the new European standard

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Optimization of Elevator Dispatching by Using Genetic Algorithm in Python

Optimization of Elevator Dispatching by Using Genetic Algorithm in Python

By Mohammadreza Eskafi | March 1, 2021

Your author says programming language can reduce waiting and service times for passengers.

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Consulting-for-the-Future

Consulting for the Future

By Olga Quintanilla | February 1, 2021

Engineer Luis Sánchez Lebrero says Spanish firm Resuelve Transporte Vertical has built a reputation on completing difficult projects. by Olga Quintanilla Resuelve Transporte Vertical, a Spanish consulting firm with more than 27 years of experience in the Spanish and international markets, credits its success to a commitment to excellence, service, honesty and independence. The company…

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An-Uphill-Climb

An Uphill Climb

By Shem Oirere | February 1, 2021

Myriad hurdles to achieving “Made in Africa” lifts by Shem Oirere, EW Correspondent Africa’s vertical-transportation (VT) industry continues to rely on imported components to meet market demand, with some local lift companies identifying hurdles on the road to developing the manufacturing capacity of domestic small- and medium-sized VT enterprises. Demand for components is expected to…

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John H. Jallings 1847-1935

John H. Jallings (1847-1935)

By Dr. Lee Gray | February 1, 2021

The first attempt to tell a more complete story of the life and career of the VT industry’s early chronicler John H. Jallings is a well-known figure in American vertical-transportation (VT) history. He authored the first comprehensive study of elevator technology: Elevators: A Practical Treatise on the Development and Design of Hand, Belt, Steam, Hydraulic…

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