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Child Falls from Escalator Handrail in China Shopping Mall

Child Falls from Escalator Handrail in China Shopping Mall

By Elevator World | September 9, 2021

A boy estimated to be 5 or 6 years old fell from an escalator handrail in Nanjing City, China, on September 3, The Nanjinger is among news outlets to report. The child, who was said to be unchaperoned at the time, grabbed and climbed onto the handrail of a downward-moving escalator and hung on for approximately 8…

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Sterilizing Technology Undergoes Test on U.K. Escalator

Sterilizing Technology Undergoes Test on U.K. Escalator

By Elevator World | June 23, 2021

The Airstair escalator handrail sanitizing device developed by Oxonox has been installed as a test inside an escalator at Manchester Piccadilly in the U.K., The Construction Index reported in June. The device works by extracting oxygen and nitrogen from the air to produce plasma particles, which are then applied onto the handrails. The plasma is said to…

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Mainland high-rise news includes contracts let

Mainland high-rise news includes contracts let

By Elevator World | April 1, 2021

Tall residential buildings planned, and timber being used in high rises. High-Rise Residences Multiply in Moscow Low interest rates, government-backed cheap mortgages and lockdown exemptions for construction companies are fueling a high-rise residential construction boom in Moscow, The Moscow Times reported in February. Citing data from Capital Group, the source observed more residential units in…

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