Thursday, July 9, 2020

China drafts law on the elevator safety

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China's legislature on Wednesday reviewed a draft law on the safety of special equipment including elevators, boilers, cranes and large recreation facilities. The draft was...

Kone’s ultrarope means taller skyscrapers

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If you get vertigo riding in the glass elevators at your local fancy hotel, you might want to stop reading now. Hotels and skyscrapers...

Otis wins largest single contract

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Otis wins largest single contract in Indian elevator industry's history. The elevator and escalator company will provide 670 units to the Hyderabad Metro Rail...

27 Schindler 400AE in Bexar County, TX

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Schindler Elevator Corporation has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract with University Health Systems to supply and install 27 energy-efficient, machine room-less Schindler 400AE...

Key safety step missed!

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St Pete Beach, FL, USA - It could be months before investigators know exactly why an elevator at the TradeWinds Island Resorts fell on...

The World’s Most Unusual Elevators

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Here is few unusual elevators from around the world. If you know about any other unusual  elevator, please let us know so we can...

KONE replaceing 128 escalators in Washington D.C.

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KONE Inc. is announcing a $154 million deal to build escalators for Washington, D.C.’s mass transit system at its Coal Valley plant. That’s the largest...

World’s fastest elevator at 60 km/h

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As skyscrapers get taller, elevators are getting faster. The new ones travel as fast as a car on a city street at over 60 km/h. In...

Schindler 3300 solar elevator

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With another pace setting innovation, Schindler, one of the world’s leading providers of elevators and escalators, has introduced an elevator powered by solar energy....

The tallest outdoor elevator in the world!

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If you suffer from a fear of heights, perhaps this one's not for you. The Bailong Elevator, also known as the Hundred Dragons Elevator, carries...

World’s first stair lift for your overweight pooch?!

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With the exception of the Mediterranean minnow that is Malta, Britain is the fattest nation in Europe* – and worryingly our canine companions are...

Underground Storage with Elevator for Your Bicycles

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Riding your bike is not only good for the environment, but it’s good for your health. However, the biggest drag about biking is the...

Kone acquires Ascent Elevator

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KONE has acquired the San Francisco-based business of Ascent Elevator Services, Inc., an independent elevator company with a significant share of the service market...

Theresa Christy – The Ups and Downs

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You press a button and wait for your elevator. How long before you get impatient and agitated? Theresa Christy says 20 seconds. As a mathematician...

ThyssenKrupp Elevator Canada replacing faulty sheave jammers

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A company that built more than 2,000 elevators with faulty brake devices has agreed to pay $12 million to firms that had to repair...

Elevator and Escalator Safety Awareness Week

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Sunday marks the start of the 19th annual Elevator and Escalator Safety Awareness Week, held from November 11 – 17. With the holiday season almost...

ThyssenKrupp World Trade Center and Time Square elevators infringing Schindler’s patents

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Elevators at the World Trade Center and Times Square made by ThyssenKrupp AG contain technology that a Schindler Holding AG unit said infringes one...

Roosevelt University’s New “Vertical Campus”

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One result of our ever-growing urban population is that colleges are challenging the definition of “the college campus” experience. Without an abundant horizontal space...

Sigma Elevator aims to increase production

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Sigma Elevator Co aims to increase the annual production capacity of its factory in Dalian from 10,000 units in 2011 to 30,000 units by...

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Schindler CleanCall

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Touchless Call and service buttons Less physical contact with shared interfaces means less potential to transmit dangerous bacteria and...

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