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Elevators On Microsoft Campus Now Have thyssenkrupp MAX

8/21/2018
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thyssenkrupp’s predictive-maintenance technology MAX has been installed in 69 elevators at Microsoft’s 8-million-sq.-ft. corporate headquarters campus in Redmond, Washington, thyssenkrupp announced. The technology was implemented to meet what thyssenkrupp describes as the escalating transportation demands on the 337-elevator system, which moves more than 50,000 people daily and is overseen by three full-time technicians. thyssenkrupp stated: “Powered by Microsoft’s Azure machine-learning...

Duration:00:06:48

First Greenpoint Landing Building Opens In Brooklyn

8/20/2018
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ROSEMOR ADDS DISTRIBUTORS Rosemor International Ltd., a U.K.-based escalator cleaning-machine supplier, announced in August that it gained new dealers in the U.S., Netherlands, Luxembourg, France, Belgium and China. It has also set up an arrangement with a local U.S. nationwide service and maintenance provider for aftersales support. In the U.S. and Canada, USA-CLEAN, Inc. is the exclusive distributor for Rosemor's machines. Established in 1986, Decatur, Illinois-based USA-CLEAN has grown...

Duration:00:06:54

“Twisting Garden” Includes Australia’s Future Tallest

8/17/2018
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This week’s news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com “TWISTING GARDEN” INCLUDES AUSTRALIA’S FUTURE TALLEST Developer Beulah International selected Green Spine, a "twisting garden" by UNStudio and Cox Architecture, as the winner of an international design competition that will include Australia's tallest building at 356 m, or approximately 107 stories, various news outlets, including CNN, report. The two-tower, mixed-use development is set to break ground in 2020...

Duration:00:06:21

Historic Preservationists Have Issues With London Plan To Build Skyscrapers

8/16/2018
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Historic Preservationists Have Issues With London Plan To Build Skyscrapers by Elevator World

Duration:00:06:16

111 Murray Opens In NYC's Tribeca Neighborhood

8/15/2018
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Welcome to the Elevator World Podcast, sponsored by elevatorbooks.com. The 58-story, 1,401-ft.-tall One Vanderbilt, a skyline-defining office building designed by Kohn Pederson Fox and developed by SL Green Realty Corp. in New York City’s (NYC) Midtown, has passed the halfway point and is on track for topping out in August 2019, New York YIMBY reports. Installation of the high-performance, glazed white terracotta façade manufactured by Boston Valley is underway, and construction of the...

Duration:00:06:54

$50-Million Facelift For Manhattan’s Equitable Building

8/14/2018
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Welcome to the Elevator World Podcast, sponsored by elevatorbooks.com. Construction of two new elevators account for the lion’s share of a CAD32-million (US$24.4-million) upgrades that got underway on August 13 at the Berri-UQAM Société de transport de Montreal (STM) station, the busiest and largest in the metro system, the Montréal Gazette reports. The price tag is an estimated 25% higher than expected, due to the work being performed at night when the station is closed, a high number of...

Duration:00:06:16

Boston’s Third–Tallest Tower Tops Out on Back Bay

8/13/2018
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Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. This week’s news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: http://www.elevatorbooks.com BOSTON’S THIRD-TALLEST TOWER TOPS OUT ON BACK BAY The 61-story, 742-ft.-tall Hotel and Private Residences on Dalton Street, also known as One Dalton, has topped out on Boston's Back Bay, Curbed Boston reports. Containing 215 hotel rooms and 160 condominiums, the development is the tallest new tower to open in Boston since 200 Clarendon in 1976. The source noted...

Duration:00:05:13

NBA Star Shaquille O’Neal Partnering On 33-Story Tower In Newark

8/10/2018
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Today’s podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com. ARABIC DESIGN BY GENSLER FOR MIXED-USE KUWAIT PROJECT Burj Alshaya, a 42- and 22-tower office/hotel development in Kuwait City, is complete, featuring a design by Gensler with a traditional Arabic mashrabiya screen with a diamond pattern that weds form and function, dezeen reports. The three-dimensional aluminum latticework façade guards against solar radiation and heat and "creates a new focal point for the city's elite social scene,"...

Duration:00:05:52

Dramatic Rescue From Flooded Elevator In Toronto

8/9/2018
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Today’s podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com. GAL TO OPEN WESTERN REGIONAL SERVICE CENTER IN L.A. COUNTY Bronx, New York-headquartered GAL Manufacturing Corp. plans to hold a grand opening for its western regional service center in Santa Fe Springs, California, on September 6. Located at 9704 Jordan Circle in one of the gateway cities to southeast Los Angeles County, the location features a large display area for products from Hollister-Whitney, Elevator Controls, Courion, Bore-Max...

Duration:00:05:46

New Renderings, Photos Of Striking New NYC Development

8/8/2018
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VIEW OF ELEVATORS AND MORE FROM SPACE NEEDLE’S “LOUPE” Visitors to the 605-ft.-tall Space Needle in Seattle can now look down on the iconic structure’s elevators and elevator counterweights from a new vantage point: The Loupe — named for the magnifying device used by jewelers — described as the “world’s first and only revolving glass floor” at the 500-ft. level, various news outlets, including KGW8, report. Part of a US$100-million overhaul of the attraction built for the 1962 Seattle...

Duration:00:05:35

EPA Examining Energy Star Labels for Escalator and Moving Walks

8/7/2018
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EPA EXAMINING ENERGY STAR LABELS The National Elevator Industry, Inc. (NEII®) recently reported that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has spent the past several months looking at the energy-savings potential for escalators and moving walks to determine if an ENERGY STAR certification would lead to significant energy reductions; enhanced product performance; measurable, cost-effective savings; and market differentiation that would influence product selection. The agency is...

Duration:00:06:44

Thyssenkrupp Maintaining Stockholm Metro

8/6/2018
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THYSSENKRUPP MAINTAINING STOCKHOLM METRO thyssenkrupp set up a new branch to oversee maintenance of the approximately 220 escalators and 220 elevators in 80 stations on the 110-km-long Stockholms tunnelbana, the Swedish capital's metro system famous for its elaborate art installations. The contract launched in summer and will continue for eight years. Signed with Stockholm's public-transportation company Storstockhoms Lokaltrafik, the contract is one of the biggest of its kind in Sweden....

Duration:00:05:58

Tower That Impedes Mountain View Greenlit In Vancouver

8/3/2018
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Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. This week’s news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: http://www.elevatorbooks.com eMCP LAUNCHES WEBSITE WITH DEMO eMCP LLC: Electronic Maintenance Control Program for Vertical Transportation Equipment, has launched a website. It includes an iOS App demo of the program, a blog and details about the program and company run by elevator-industry veterans John Koshak, Daniel Swett and Ken Smith. The company provides an electronic maintenance...

Duration:00:06:44

Strike Over Long Elevator Lines Closes Eiffel Tower

8/2/2018
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STRIKE OVER LONG ELEVATOR LINES CLOSES EIFFEL TOWER The Eiffel Tower, the famous Paris landmark and tourist attraction, was shut down on August 1 when workers went on strike to protest ticket changes that have caused "monstrous" lines at visitor elevators, Times Now reports. The situation erupted after SETE, the company that operates the tower, changed rules to require 50% of all ticket sales be made in advance and for appointed times, up from 20%. As part of the change, specific elevators...

Duration:00:05:58

Elevator World’s Yilmaz Named Interlift Representative

8/1/2018
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Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. This week’s news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: http://www.elevatorbooks.com To view and download today's news manuscript, visit: http://elevatorworld.com/pdf/podcast/080218.pdf Subscribe to the Podcast: iTunes│Google Play | SoundCloud│Stitcher│TuneIn

Duration:00:08:04

EW Wins Top Award in International Publication Competition

7/31/2018
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EW WINS TOP AWARD IN INTERNATIONAL TABPI COMPETITION ELEVATOR WORLD took the top, Gold award in Trade Association Business Publications International's (TABPI) 2018 Tabbie Awards in the Regular Column category for a pair of On Camera submissions. Gold-winning entries were "3 World Trade Center Update" by Hanno van der Bijl and "Pilgrims' Passage" by Kaija Wilkinson. Described by TABPI judges as "visually compelling, and full of technical information for the readers," the columns covered...

Duration:00:06:36

Kone Providing 50 Units To Madrid Mixed - Use Project

7/30/2018
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Kone Providing 50 Units To Madrid Mixed - Use Project by Elevator World

Duration:00:07:34

Toulouse’s Next Tallest – A Sculptural, Vegetated Tower

7/27/2018
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Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. This week’s news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: http://www.elevatorbooks.com To view and download today's news manuscript, visit: http://elevatorworld.com/pdf/podcast/073018.pdf Image courtesy libeskind.com: https://libeskind.com/work/occitanie-tower/ Subscribe to the Podcast: iTunes│Google Play | SoundCloud│Stitcher│TuneIn

Duration:00:07:48

thyssenkrupp Announces New Headquarters and Test Tower In Atlanta

7/26/2018
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thyssenkrupp Announces New Headquarters and Test Tower In Atlanta by Elevator World

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University Researchers Create Vertical-Growth Algorithm

7/25/2018
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Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. This week’s news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: http://www.elevatorbooks.com GAL NAMES CURZON VICE PRESIDENT OF MARKETING & SALES John Curzon of Southampton, U.K., has been named vice president of Marketing & Sales for the Bronx, New York-based GAL Manufacturing Corp. group of companies, it recently announced. Curzon, who has more than 25 years of experience in the vertical-transportation industry, has provided what GAL called...

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