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CECA Postpones Halifax Event; Looks To Montreal In 2022

1/26/2021
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com CECA POSTPONES HALIFAX EVENT; LOOKS TO MONTREAL IN 2022 The Canadian Elevator Contractors Association (CECA) has postponed its 2021 Halifax convention to June 2023. The CECA Board of Directors said the decision, announced in January, was based on Nova Scotia COVID-19 regulations regarding in-person meetings and a mandated two-week quarantine for anyone entering...

Duration:00:05:34

Rebuilt, Multibillion-Dollar NYC Bus Terminal Planned

1/25/2021
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com REBUILT, MULTIBILLION-DOLLAR NYC BUS TERMINAL PLANNED The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey aims to rebuild its 70-year-old bus terminal at 625 Eighth Avenue in Midtown Manhattan, a project that will cost billions and unfold through 2030, ABC 7 was among outlets to report in January. Supported by both New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Phil...

Duration:00:06:08

KONE Executive Board Changes, New MD In Western Europe

1/22/2021
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com KONE EXECUTIVE BOARD CHANGES, NEW MD IN WESTERN EUROPE KONE recently announced changes on its executive board and a new managing director (MD) of Belgium and Luxembourg. Johannes Frände was appointed executive vice president (EVP), general counsel and a member of the executive board. Based in Espoo, Finland, Frände reports directly to KONE President and CEO Henrik...

Duration:00:06:45

Blain Hydraulics Opens Shanghai Location

1/21/2021
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com BLAIN HYDRAULICS OPENS SHANGHAI LOCATION Blain Hydraulics GmbH has opened a location in Shanghai in an effort to expand its footprint in China, the company announced. The move came within five years of the German supplier expanding in India, Turkey, Brazil and the U.S. Marking 50 years in business in 2021, Blain aims "to expand further and tap the hydraulic...

Duration:00:05:04

thyssenkrupp Maintaining University Of Seville VT System

1/20/2021
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com THYSSENKRUPP MAINTAINING UNIVERSITY OF SEVILLE VT SYSTEM thyssenkrupp Elevator is providing maintenance, including predictive maintenance, for the vertical-transportation (VT) system at the University of Seville in southern Spain, the OEM announced on January 19. The contract covers 161 passenger elevators, 22 small freight elevators, eight platform lifts and 22...

Duration:00:04:48

Fermator Plant Collapses From Snow; Production Shifts

1/19/2021
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com FERMATOR PLANT COLLAPSES FROM SNOW; PRODUCTION SHIFTS Fermator's 14,000-m2 Doors Movement Technology plant in Falset, Spain, collapsed as a result of heavy snowfall earlier this month, prompting production to shift to the Tecnolama S.A. plant in Reus, Spain, Fermator Group Sales Manager Eduard Amigó said. Fortunately, he added, there were no injuries among the...

Duration:00:05:43

thyssenkrupp Elevator (India)’s Mehan Awarded

1/18/2021
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com THYSSENKRUPP ELEVATOR (INDIA)’S MEHAN AWARDED Manish Mehan, CEO and managing director, thyssenkrupp Elevator (India), was presented with the Master Entrepreneur Award in the "Engineering Industry" category at the Asia Pacific Enterprise Awards 2020. Given "for his remarkable contribution to the growth of thyssenkrupp Elevator in India, while also fulfilling his...

Duration:00:05:52

Governor, Landlords Aim To Get Workers Back Into Offices

1/14/2021
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com GOVERNOR, LANDLORDS AIM TO GET WORKERS BACK INTO OFFICES New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and building landlords are promoting a plan to get workers back into commercial offices, The Real Deal reported in January. Cuomo, during his second installment of the 2021 State of the State address, said rapid COVID-19 testing would be used in state-designated orange zones to...

Duration:00:05:10

Cibes Lift Group Expands Swedish Footprint With Acquisition

1/13/2021
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com CIBES LIFT GROUP EXPANDS SWEDISH FOOTPRINT WITH ACQUISITION Cibes Lift Group, a Swedish manufacturer specializing in low-speed lifts, expanded its domestic footprint with the acquisition of Upplands Hiss AB, Cibes announced on January 12. Based in Uppsala in central Sweden, Upplands Hiss has approximately 10 employees who service roughly 300 lifts. It will become...

Duration:00:07:09

Prysmian Group Completes Acquisition Of EHC Global

1/12/2021
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com PRYSMIAN GROUP COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF EHC GLOBAL Prysmian Group, headquartered in Milan, Italy, announced the acquisition of EHC Global, a "complementary add-on to Prysmian's Draka Elevator business," on January 8. Headquartered in Oshawa, Canada, with manufacturing and distribution facilities in North America, South America, Europe and China, EHC Global...

Duration:00:05:42

Supertall Plan Involves Madison Square Garden Relocation

1/11/2021
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com SUPERTALL PLAN INVOLVES MADISON SQUARE GARDEN RELOCATION The New York City Council agreed during a meeting earlier this month to move forward with Garden City, a massive plan to relocate Madison Square Garden between two new supertalls of unspecified height in Midtown Manhattan, New York YIMBY reports. Including two shorter buildings, the plan was initially...

Duration:00:07:27

Williams Promoted To President Of IDS Liftnet

1/8/2021
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com WILLIAMS PROMOTED TO PRESIDENT OF IDS LIFTNET Ricky Williams has been promoted to president of Integrated Display Systems LLC (IDS LiftNet). The company, founded by Winslow Soule and based in Chicago, develops internet of things passenger conveyance management and monitoring systems. Williams remains based in NYC. Prior to assuming the president role, Williams...

Duration:00:05:04

Permit Proposes 70-Story Tower On NYC's Fifth Avenue

1/7/2021
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com PERMIT PROPOSES 70-STORY TOWER ON NYC'S FIFTH AVENUE A permit has been filed to build a 70-story mixed-use tower in NYC's Midtown Manhattan neighborhood, on a site previously speculated for a taller design, New York YIMBY reported on January 7. Rabina Properties, listed as the owner behind the permit, seeks to build an 896-ft-tall skyscraper at 520 Fifth Avenue...

Duration:00:05:36

Grand Central Subway Entrances Unveiled

1/6/2021
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com GRAND CENTRAL SUBWAY ENTRANCES UNVEILED Schindler tells ELEVATOR WORLD it provided five 9700 escalators and three elevators for the new entrances to the NYC Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (MTA) Grand Central-42nd Street subway station at One Vanderbilt, a 67-story office supertall developed by SL Green and designed by Kohn Pederson Fox in Midtown...

Duration:00:06:45

Changing Of The Guard, Honors For Ziehl-Abegg

1/5/2021
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com CHANGING OF THE GUARD, HONORS FOR ZIEHL-ABEGG German manufacturer Ziehl-Abegg announced that Uwe Ziehl, grandson of company founder Emil Ziehl, has passed the leadership reins to his children, Dennis Ziehl and Sindia Ziehl, who now serve as supervisory board chair and member, respectively. The pair attended more than 80 board meetings over the past several years...

Duration:00:06:28

Central Park Tower Construction Set To Wrap Up

12/31/2020
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com CENTRAL PARK TOWER CONSTRUCTION SET TO WRAP UP NYC’s Central Park Tower, the tallest building by roof height in the Western Hemisphere and tallest residential skyscraper in the world, is nearly complete and should be open sometime in 2021, New York YIMBY reported on December 31, 2020. With an elevator system designed and built by Otis, the landmark, at 217 West...

Duration:00:06:59

Revised Chicago Streeterville Plan To Move Forward

12/30/2020
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com REVISED CHICAGO STREETERVILLE PLAN TO MOVE FORWARD Big revisions to a plan from Related Midwest for a pair of towers on the former Chicago Spire site means the Skidmore, Owings & Merrill-designed development on more than two acres at 400 North Lake Shore Drive in the Streeterville neighborhood will move forward, Chicago YIMBY reports. Chicago Alderman Brendan...

Duration:00:09:19

Hitachi Elevator (China) Celebrates 25Th Anniversary

12/30/2020
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com HITACHI ELEVATOR (CHINA) CELEBRATES 25TH ANNIVERSARY A number of trade associations and government representatives gathered in Guangzhou on December 25 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Hitachi Elevator (China), Yahoo Finance reported. Guests noted that Hitachi Elevator's growth has brought economic benefits, promoted China's technological development in areas...

Duration:00:10:52

KONE Wins 50-Elevator Order For Shenzhen

12/22/2020
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com KONE WINS 50-ELEVATOR ORDER FOR SHENZHEN KONE has won an order to deliver 50 elevators to GDH City, a new, two-tower mixed-use development in Shenzhen, China, the company announced on December 22. Sometimes referred to as the “Silicon Valley of China”, Shenzhen is a global technology hub and home to more 200-m-plus skyscrapers than any other city in the world. The...

Duration:00:05:59

Hitachi (China) Delivers First Of 361 Elevators For Project

12/21/2020
Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com HITACHI (CHINA) DELIVERS FIRST OF 361 ELEVATORS FOR PROJECT Hitachi Elevator (China) took part in a ceremony on December 17 to mark delivery of the first of 361 elevators it will provide for Group B2, a large residential development in the Rongdong District of Xiong'an New Area, the company announced. Group B2 is a resettlement housing project consisting of 92...

Duration:00:06:49