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EarlierContractor – Register The post Contractor – Register appeared first on Elevator World, Inc.. [...]Tue, Jul 10, 2018Source: Elevator WorldEscalator Truss DesignEscalator trusses are manufactured for the installation of subsystems, such as the motor, gearbox and control panel. Every nonstandard truss deflection may affect other devices and decrease the life of parts and safety. Nonstandard deflection can affect the tracking system and cause unsmooth and inconvenient operation. In this article, deflection [...]Mon, Jul 09, 2018Source: Elevator WorldStylish, Seamless MovementThe expansive entry hall of the new Robert B. Rowling Hall (RBRH) at the University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) is part of a new, 497,500-sq.-ft. facility “purposefully crafted as a space that invites learning, debate, dialogue and the freedom to experiment.”[1] It houses the Texas McCombs MBA and [...]Mon, Jul 09, 2018Source: Elevator WorldJune 2018 Special Section: Cabs & Cab AestheticsClear Vision for the Future In this Industry Dialogue, SnapCab President Corinna Mossberg talks about how the company, is evolving with Corning® Gorilla® Glass. by Kaija Wilkinson After a 25-year career with Otis, Corinna Mossberg (CM) was named president of SnapCab, headquartered in Warrington, Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia, earlier this year, to support SnapCab CEO [...]Fri, Jun 08, 2018Source: Elevator WorldWhere No Man (or Elevator Cab) Has Gone BeforeFigure 1: Matt Jefferies, original design for turbo-lift car interior; screenshot from Star Trek: The Original Series, 2015 DVD© Paramount Pictures Corp. and CBS Studios. On September 8, 1966, the U.S. TV-viewing public tuned in to NBC to watch a new science-fiction series: Star Trek. It is safe to assume that [...]Thu, Jun 07, 2018Source: Elevator WorldMeeting Needs, Preserving HeritageThe Chapter House of St. Paul’s Cathedral sits in the heart of historic London adjacent to the cathedral itself and was the final work of eminent architect Sir Christopher Wren. The structure was completed in 1712 and is a Grade II-listed historic building. With its three stories plus basement level, [...]Thu, Jun 07, 2018Source: Elevator WorldAccessibility for The JeffersonThe Jefferson is a new office and retail building in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. Leeser Architecture contacted Handi-Lift to design and install a limited-use/limited-application (LU/LA) elevator in the building. The elevator will provide accessibility in the lobby from the street level to the mezzanine. It only needs [...]Wed, May 30, 2018Source: Elevator WorldAlimak Hoists at Work on Norwegian Suspension Bridge DeckThe Hålogaland Bridge in Narvik, Norway; photo by TorbjørnS Two dual Alimak construction hoists are onsite for the construction of the Hålogaland Bridge in Norway. When complete, the bridge, at 1,533 m, will be the second-longest in Norway and one of the world's 20 longest suspension bridges. The Hålogaland Bridge will cross [...]Fri, May 18, 2018Source: Elevator WorldU.A.E. Seeing Lots of ActivityAbu Dhabi and Dubai are bustling, with projects announced, ongoing and handed over. One of the handed-over projects is the high-profile Saraya, a residential-and-commercial waterfront development on a prime location facing the...

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