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Work begins on test tower for future elevators

Towards the end of last year, ThyssenKrupp announced the first stage of their new test tower project in Germany. This will culminate in nine test towers being present on the site, which will become an...

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Developing Lifts for the Future’s Buildings

With space in global cities becoming ever tighter, buildings are getting higher to ensure that the demand for residential and office space is met. As we build taller structures, we stretch the limits ...

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In Case of Fire, Take the Lift!

Most people accessing high-rise buildings know not to use the lifts in the event of a fire alarm. However, recent studies and research in New York have been looking at the possibility of occupant-evac...

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High Streets Turning Down Business through Lack of Accessibility

High street retailers are losing out on significant sales growth by ignoring the “purple pound”. This is the administrative jargon for the spending power of disabled people. At the time of...

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Machine Learning Maintenance & the Internet of Things

Major lift organisations see the lift industry as an ongoing maintenance one. This point of view is important in order to ensure you can run your lift as efficiently as possible. Customers will always...

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Conference Venues Warned They Aren’t Catering for Disabled Delegates

Following a report from the government that Britain’s high streets are not catering for those with disabilities, conference venues around the UK have come under fire for their inability to cater...

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Could diamond nanothreads see the dream of a space elevator become reality?

Elevators are an everyday part of life. They simply lift people and goods up to the higher storeys of buildings. Super-fast elevators are being designed for the latest skyscrapers and could be up to h...

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Energy efficient lifts could be the key to greatly reducing building operating costs

Over the past few decades elevator technology, like vehicle technology, has undergone a revolutionary transformation. Modern elevators consume less energy, are able to respond to customers far more qu...

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