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thyssenkrupp Sells Elevator Division

2/27/2020
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com THYSSENKRUPP SELLS ELEVATOR DIVISION thyssenkrupp agreed to sell its elevator division to a consortium of Advent, Cinven and RAG AG (Germany’s largest coal-mining corporation, also based in Essen) on February 27, Reuters reported. The final price was EUR17.2 billion (US$18.7 billion). After KONE withdrew its bid citing "terms and conditions that are in the best...

Duration:00:06:12

Chicago Planners OK Pair Of Mixed-Use Developments

2/26/2020
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com CHICAGO PLANNERS OK PAIR OF MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENTS Chicago officials have approved plans for a pair of developments that would bring 920 residences, office space and hotel rooms to the New Fulton Market area, Block Club Chicago reports. The plans include a 49-story tower at 725 West Randolph Street, developed by Related Midwest, and a 33-story building at 1150...

Duration:00:04:46

Otis India Lands 112-Elevator Order For Bengaluru Metro

2/25/2020
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com OTIS INDIA LANDS 112-ELEVATOR ORDER FOR BENGALURU METRO Otis India has been awarded a 112-Gen2® elevator contract for the second phase of the Bengaluru Metro (also known as the Namma Metro) project of Bangalore Metro Rail Corp. Ltd. (BMRCL). The units will be manufactured at Otis' Bengaluru facility. The Namma Metro is expected to be India's third-longest metro...

Duration:00:06:22

Registration For NAEC Spring Educational Conference

2/24/2020
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com REGISTRATION FOR NAEC SPRING EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE Registration is open for the National Association of Elevator Contractors (NAEC) Spring Educational Conference, planned this year at the Wild Dunes Resort in Isle of Palms near Charleston, South Carolina, on April 19-22. Rates go up on March 18. NAEC expects more than 250 attendees at this year’s event, which...

Duration:00:06:11

Otis India Factory Earns IGBC Gold Rating

2/21/2020
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com OTIS INDIA FACTORY EARNS IGBC GOLD RATING Otis announced its factory in Bengaluru, India, received a Gold Rating from the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC). The program encourages green concepts and techniques in the industrial sector and requires factories to meet certain requirements relating to design, occupational wellness, indoor quality and conservation...

Duration:00:05:16

Mixed-Use Tower In NYC’s Domino Park Nearly Complete

2/20/2020
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com MIXED-USE TOWER IN NYC’S DOMINO PARK NEARLY COMPLETE One South First, a 435-ft-tall, 45-story mixed-use development on the waterfront in the Williamsburg, NYC, Domino Park development, is nearly completed, with exterior work finishing, leasing underway, and the exterior hoist coming down, New York YIMBY reports. Designed by COOKFOX and developed by Two Trees, the...

Duration:00:05:52

Mall Of America Station Opens With New Escalators

2/19/2020
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com MALL OF AMERICA STATION OPENS WITH NEW ESCALATORS Minneapolis/St. Paul's Metro Transit opened the Mall of America station in Bloomington, Minnesota, on February 14, following more than a year of renovation. The US$25-million project for the station, on the east side of the megamall, now serves passengers for the Blue Line light rail; Red Line rapid bus; and nine...

Duration:00:04:46

KONE Outfitting N.C. Casino Resort With Elevators

2/18/2020
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com KONE OUTFITTING N.C. CASINO RESORT WITH ELEVATORS KONE plans to start outfitting Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort in Cherokee, North Carolina, with 16 elevators in August. The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians selected Whiting Turner Contracting Co. as general contractor for the development, which includes more than 700 hotel rooms in a 19-story tower, 83,000 ft2 of...

Duration:00:05:19

KONE Withdraws Bid To Purchase thyssenkrupp Elevator

2/17/2020
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com KONE WITHDRAWS BID TO PURCHASE THYSSENKRUPP ELEVATOR KONE announced on February 17 it has decided to withdraw from discussions to purchase thyssenkrupp Elevator. The company said that, while it believes a combination of its business with thyssenkrupp Elevator would have been "strategically compelling," any acquisition it pursues "would need to come with terms and...

Duration:00:07:28

Oracle Acquires Maryland-Based Landmark Elevator

2/14/2020
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com ORACLE ACQUIRES MARYLAND-BASED LANDMARK ELEVATOR Tampa-based Oracle Elevator has acquired Landmark Elevator, the company recently announced. Landmark, a provider of service, modernization and new installation in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and Pennsylvania, is a family-owned business founded in 2001. Oracle said the acquisition will be the foundation for its...

Duration:00:07:10

1,000-FT Glass Elevator Ok'd For Chicago's Aon Center

2/13/2020
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com 1,000-FT GLASS ELEVATOR OK'D FOR CHICAGO'S AON CENTER Chicago's Department of Planning and Development has approved a plan by developer 601W and architects Solomon Cordwell Buenz to add the tallest exterior glass elevator in North America to Aon Center, Archinect reports. The US$185-million project, first announced in March 2019, would add a 1,000-ft-tall exterior...

Duration:00:04:54

Resort, Casino Tower To Include Sydney’s Tallest Hotel

2/12/2020
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com RESORT, CASINO TOWER TO INCLUDE SYDNEY’S TALLEST HOTEL Scheduled for completion in early 2021, casino operator Crown Resorts' 72-story resort and casino tower, Crown Residences at One Barangaroo, will include the tallest hotel in Sydney, The Urban Developer reports. The multibillion-dollar development from Australia's Lendlease will have 82 apartments and 349...

Duration:00:03:55

KONE Opens New Warehouse In India

2/11/2020
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com KONE OPENS NEW WAREHOUSE IN INDIA KONE Elevator India has opened a warehouse in Mumbai that will serve more than 2,500 customers and upcoming projects, ConstructionWeekOnline reports. The facility will stock more than 2,000 different parts for elevators, escalators and moving walks. “Our new warehouse reaffirms our commitment to our customers in India,” said KONE...

Duration:00:04:39

Work Begins On Tallest Residential Building In Denmark

2/10/2020
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com WORK BEGINS ON TALLEST RESIDENTIAL BUILDING IN DENMARK Ground engineering work has begun in Aarhus, Denmark, for Lighthouse 2.0, a 143-m-tall tower that, when complete, will be the country's tallest residential building, New Civil Engineer reports. The foundation work, being performed by Aarsleff Ground Engineering, will involve the installation of 28 drilled...

Duration:00:05:31

Skyscraper Plans Scaled Back In Detroit

2/7/2020
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com SKYSCRAPER PLANS SCALED BACK IN DETROIT In Detroit, plans for a 480-ft-tall skyscraper are on hold, and those for another, Bedrock LLC's mixed-use tower on the former site of the J.L Hudson department store, have been scaled back from 62 stories, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat reports, citing the Detroit Free Press and Curbed Detroit. Michigan...

Duration:00:07:17

2M Launches Academy With TÜV SÜD, Starts Factory In India

2/6/2020
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com 2M LAUNCHES ACADEMY WITH TÜV SÜD, STARTS FACTORY IN INDIA 2M Holdings, parent company of 2M Lifts and Escalators, has partnered with TÜV SÜD to establish 2M Institute for lift and escalator training in India, including the country’s first digital industry training academy, near its manufacturing facility in Kalady. 2M is also launching a factory in the Kanjikode...

Duration:00:05:36

Smartrise Controllers In Denver, Toronto And Bermuda

2/5/2020
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com SMARTRISE CONTROLLERS IN DENVER, TORONTO AND BERMUDA Projects in Denver, Toronto and Hamilton, the capital of the British Overseas Territory of Bermuda, are being outfitted with elevator systems that include Smartrise C4 controllers. The Denver project is a renovation of the roughly 10-story-tall, 141-unit Landmark East condominium tower served by 16-stop...

Duration:00:04:37

Brooklyn Station Inaugurates New Elevators

2/4/2020
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com BROOKLYN STATION INAUGURATES NEW ELEVATORS In a formal ceremony on January 31, the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) officially inaugurated the newly renovated Nostrand Avenue Station in Brooklyn, NYC, bringing the system closer to its goal of making all of its stations accessible, Newsday reported. The US$28-million makeover of the station included a number of...

Duration:00:06:42

thyssenkrupp Debuts Smart Data Warehouse In Madrid

2/3/2020
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com THYSSENKRUPP DEBUTS SMART DATA WAREHOUSE IN MADRID thyssenkrupp launched its new global spare-parts strategy with the inauguration today of the first smart data technological warehouse in the San Fernando de Henares municipality of Madrid. The 6,853-m2 facility is connected to the MAX predictive maintenance solution installed in 120,000 elevators worldwide....

Duration:00:07:09

Pflow Names Koppa Company President

1/31/2020
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com PFLOW NAMES KOPPA COMPANY PRESIDENT Milwaukee-based PFlow Industries, a designer and manufacturer of custom lifts and conveyor systems, has named Pat Koppa company president, CEO Ted Ruehl has announced. Koppa, who started in this role on October 31, 2019, was previously president of Power Test, Inc., a designer, manufacturer and implementer of dynamometers and...

Duration:00:06:46