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thyssenkrupp Digitizes Stairlift Sales Process

10/19/2018
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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 THYSSENKRUPP DIGITIZES STAIRLIFT SALES PROCESS thyssenkrupp Elevator has begun using its HoloLinc, a fully digitalized sales process for the stairlift industry. Developed in partnership with Zühlke and Microsoft, it is equipped to 120 sales representatives to, the company says, "significantly speed up the process, from measurement to delivery," helping speed...

Duration:00:06:17

131-Story Central Park Tower In NYC Set To Break Records

10/18/2018
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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 131-STORY CENTRAL PARK TOWER IN NYC SET TO BREAK RECORDS Designed by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill and developed by Extell, Central Park Tower at 217 West 57th Street in New York City’s (NYC) Midtown is set to break records, including the tallest residential skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere, New York YIMBY reports. Work has surpassed the 100th floor. The...

Duration:00:05:06

Schindler Debuts Autonomous, Self-Climbing Robot

10/17/2018
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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 SCHINDLER DEBUTS AUTONOMOUS, SELF-CLIMBING ROBOT As part of a research collaboration with the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), Schindler announced its Robotics Installation System for Elevators (R.I.S.E.) on October 17. To be displayed at the CTBUH 2018 Conference in Dubai on October 21-25, the autonomous, self-climbing robot intended to...

Duration:00:06:23

NYC Developer Says Elevators As Terrorism Risk is Absurd

10/16/2018
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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 NYC DEVELOPER: ELEVATORS AS TERRORISM RISK “ABSURD” Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant subway elevators that are part of the 1,127-ft.-tall 85 Broad Street residential supertall project in downtown New York City (NYC) by Madison Equities drew criticism from some who claimed they presented a terrorism risk, a claim Madison Equities CEO Robert Gladstone...

Duration:00:06:13

NYC Subway Escalator Mishap Fatal For Bronx Man

10/15/2018
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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 NYC SUBWAY ESCALATOR MISHAP FATAL FOR BRONX MAN A 48-year-old man from Bronx, New York, strangled to death on his own shirt after falling on an escalator at the Intervale Avenue station of the New York City (NYC) Subway in Longwood, Bronx, NBC New York reports. The incident happened early on October 14 after the man had been purportedly drinking. He was found...

Duration:00:05:31

KONE Makes Forbes' World’s Best Employers List

10/12/2018
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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 KONE MAKES FORBES’ WORLD’S BEST EMPLOYERS LIST KONE has been ranked 105th on Forbes’ 2018 Global 2000: World’s Best Employers list, marking the second year in a row the OEM has achieved the honor. Including publicly traded companies from more than 60 countries, the list is based on an analysis of more than 430,000 recommendations by employees and other...

Duration:00:06:02

Protestors Decry Proposed “Trump Tower Of Norway”

10/11/2018
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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 PROTESTORS DECRY PROPOSED “TRUMP TOWER OF NORWAY” Historic preservationists and residents of the Fornebu area of Bærum, Norway, are furious about Norwegian industrialist Kjell Ing Rokke’s plan to build a 60-story skyscraper in Forenbu developed by FP Eiendom, newsinenglish.no reports. While protestors are calling the tower “Norway’s version of Trump Tower,”...

Duration:00:05:35

KONE Wins Order For “Super Hospital” In Northern Denmark

10/10/2018
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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 KONE WINS ORDER FOR “SUPER HOSPITAL” IN NORTHERN DENMARK KONE has won an order to provide vertical-transportation equipment to the 170,000-m2 New Aalborg University Hospital (NAUH) in northern Denmark. The order includes 41 MonoSpace® 700 machine-room-less and 18 heavy-duty TranSysTM passenger, freight and service elevators. Expected to open in 2020 near...

Duration:00:06:59

Orbitz Becomes First Hitachi Distributor In Australia

10/9/2018
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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 ORBITZ BECOMES FIRST HITACHI DISTRIBUTOR IN AUSTRALIA Orbitz Elevators, a fast-growing company on Australia's Gold Coast, signed a deal with Hitachi to become the Japanese OEM's first Australian distributor. Orbitz founder and Managing Director Jonathan Dwayre says Hitachi had been looking to get into the Australian market for years, and determined after...

Duration:00:05:27

1WTC Neighbor Two-Thirds of Way to 912-ft-Tall Pinnacle

10/8/2018
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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 1WTC NEIGHBOR TWO-THIRDS OF WAY TO 912-FT.-TALL PINNACLE 125 Greenwich Street, directly across from One World Trade Center (1WTC) in Downtown, New York City, is two-thirds of the way to its 912-ft.-tall, 88-story pinnacle, New York YIMBY reports, with topping out anticipated by March 2019. Developed by Bizzi & Partners and Vector Group and designed by Rafael...

Duration:00:06:50

Elevator Safety Bill Signed In Pennsylvania

10/5/2018
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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 ELEVATOR SAFETY BILL SIGNED IN PENNSYLVANIA Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed Senate Bill 934, also known as Kristopher's Law in memory of corrections officer Kristopher Moules, during a ceremony on October 3 in Harrisburg, the Times Leader reports. The law will create an elevator safety board to review elevator construction, maintenance and inspection...

Duration:00:06:45

Site Being Readied For Vancouver's Tallest Office Building

10/3/2018
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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 SITE BEING READIED FOR VANCOUVER'S TALLEST OFFICE BUILDING Demolition has begun on a 10-story building and parking garage that are making way for what will soon be downtown Vancouver, Canada's tallest office tower, The Province reports. Developer Oxford Properties is planning The Stack, a 36-story, 161-m-tall high rise for the site at 1133 Melville Street....

Duration:00:06:01

286 Escalators, 131 Elevators For Mumbai Railway Stations

10/2/2018
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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 286 ESCALATORS, 131 ELEVATORS FOR MUMBAI RAILWAY STATIONS Rail stations in suburban Mumbai in India’s Western Railway (WR) and Central Railway (CR) networks will get 286 new escalators and 131 new elevators by the end of 2019, The Times of India reports. WR has 32 escalators either operating or being built, and work is underway on 16 more. On CR, 58 escalators...

Duration:00:05:50

Indian Rail Officials Looking At VT Equipment Monitoring

9/21/2018
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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 INDIAN RAIL OFFICIALS LOOKING AT VT EQUIPMENT MONITORING India’s Delhi Metro Rail Corp. (DMRC) says it plans to implement centralized online vertical-transportation (VT) equipment monitoring in an effort to reduce downtime of the network's more than 1,500 units, The Indian Express reports. DMRC said it was accepting bids for centralized monitoring of...

Duration:00:07:52

61-Story Mixed-Use Tower Envisioned on Kenyan Coast

9/20/2018
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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 61-STORY MIXED-USE TOWER ENVISIONED ON KENYAN COAST If those behind the project can make it happen, the 61-story, 370-m-tall Palm Exotjca tower will be built in the tiny beachfront town of Watamu on Kenya's Indian Ocean coast, The Exchange reports. The structure would house 180 serviced apartments with balconies boasting views of the ocean and tropical...

Duration:00:03:56

Willis Tower Renovation Centerpiece Gets Name, Tenants

9/19/2018
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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 WILLIS TOWER RENOVATION CENTERPIECE GETS NAME, TENANTS The five-story, 300,000-sq.-ft. addition to Chicago’s Willis Tower, the centerpiece of a US$668-million renovation by Blackstone Group, now has a name and tenants, Crain's Chicago Business reports. Catalog, an homage to the 110-story building's past as Sears’ headquarters, will be anchored by a...

Duration:00:05:37

Larry Silverstein Talks About Current Projects

9/18/2018
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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 SILVERSTEIN TALKS ABOUT CURRENT PROJECTS In an interview with New York YIMBY, Larry Silverstein discussed Silverstein Properties’ upcoming projects in New York City, including the World Trade Center’s (WTC) last remaining office supertall, to be built at 200 Greenwich Street. He said that 2 WTC, as it is called, should be complete by 2025 and may still resemble...

Duration:00:05:32

Hudson Yards’ Second-Tallest Building Nears Completion

9/17/2018
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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 HUDSON YARDS’ SECOND-TALLEST BUILDING NEARS COMPLETION The 92-story, 1,009-ft.-tall 35 Hudson Yards, the second-tallest building in the Hudson Yards development in New York City, is headed toward a 2019 completion, with new renderings that reveal stunning residential interiors by Tony Ingrao, New York YIMBY reports. Skidmore Owings & Merrill (SOM) designed the...

Duration:00:06:23

thyssenkrupp Tapped for Major Sydney Metro Project

9/13/2018
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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 THYSSENKRUPP TAPPED FOR MAJOR SYDNEY METRO PROJECT thyssenkrupp has been selected for what a New South Wales government official is calling an unprecedented accessibility project that involves designing, suppling, installing and maintaining 70 elevators and 130 escalators for the Sydney Metro, Mirage News reports. The AUD87-million (US$61.9-million) project is...

Duration:00:06:47

Supertall “Terracotta Masterpiece” Almost Complete in NYC

9/12/2018
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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 SUPERTALL “TERRACOTTA MASTERPIECE” ALMOST COMPLETE IN NYC 111 West 57th Street, described by New York YIMBY as a “new terracotta masterpiece” in a part of Midtown New York City (NYC) that has come to be known as Billionaire’s Row, is nearly 70% complete, pushing past the 984-ft. supertall threshold toward an ultimate height of 1,428 ft. SHoP Architects designed...

Duration:00:04:33