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  • Post time: May-14-2020

    Prior to a movement control order aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19, construction on PNB’s Merdeka 118 in Kuala Lumpur — expected as Southeast Asia’s future tallest tower — had reached the 111th of 118 floors in March, The Malaysian Reserve reports. The project was on hold for...Read more »

  • Post time: May-11-2020

    City officials in Santa Ana, California, approved the latest, 37-story iteration of a project from developer Michael Harrah that has been in the works for 20 years, the Orange County Register reports. With one councilwoman objecting, the move came as Harrah added up to 415 residences to a plan th...Read more »

  • Post time: May-08-2020

    Swiss financial services company Credit Suisse, a long-term commentator on and researcher of the industry, released several reports on the elevator and escalator market in March. All headlined Global Elevators & Escalators, their individual titles are “Looking at What Is Key for 2020 and Beyo...Read more »

  • Post time: May-07-2020

    The post-COVID-19 world may involve changes to architecture and may see an impact on how the Internet of Things (IoT) is utilized in elevators. Philadelphia-based architect James Timberlake told KYW Newsradio that one thing learned from the pandemic is how easy it is for many people to work from...Read more »

  • Post time: Apr-30-2020

    Hope Street Capital, the developer of 550 Clinton Avenue, a 29-story residential tower in Brooklyn, NYC’s Clinton Hill neighborhood, has secured a US$180-million construction loan, which means the tower should soon start rising, New York YIMBY reports. The building, designed by Morris Adjmi...Read more »

  • Post time: Apr-29-2020

    The University of Northampton (UoN), in association with LECS (UK Ltd.), recently announced the introduction of the Alex MacDonald Award for Lift Engineering. The award, plus GBP200 (US$247) in prize money, will be presented every year to the UoN MSc Lift Engineering student whose master’s ...Read more »

  • Post time: Apr-28-2020

    NYC BANKS MAKE COVID-19 ELEVATOR PLANS As the COVID-19 pandemic is starting to ease in NYC, some of the world’s largest banks are busily designing logistics to eventually bring staff back to their mostly empty towers, Bloomberg reports. Citigroup presents a good example; while working things out ...Read more »

  • Post time: Apr-27-2020

    Construction on new landmarks, including a supertall tower, is in full swing in Shanghai’s downtown Xuhui District, Shine reports. The district government released its 2020 major construction plans, listing 61 projects representing a total investment of CNY16.5 billion (US$2.34 billion). Am...Read more »

  • Post time: Apr-24-2020

    ELEVATOR WORLD (EW) has been the vertical-transportation industry’s source for news and information for 67 years, and we aim to continue to be during the coronavirus pandemic affecting readers, advertisers, employees, contributors and associates around the world. With magazines in the U.S., India...Read more »

  • Post time: Apr-01-2020

    Notice of the postponement of WEE EXPO 2020 Read more »

  • Post time: Dec-02-2019

    Residents of the private off-campus dormitory The Castilian say they are experiencing elevator problems that disrupt their daily routines. The Daily Texan reported in October 2018 that Castillian residents encountered out-of-order signs or broken elevators. Current residents at the Castilian said...Read more »

  • Post time: Mar-04-2019

    With the progress of the society, as a special kind of equipment for people’s daily life, the elevator has come into people’s life more and more. The elevator brings people light and a lot of blood and tears. We regret for those who have suffered disaster because of improper operation...Read more »

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