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Multiple Towers Planned in Manchester, U.K.

By rc-Admin | September 1, 2020

A construction plan to bring more than 1,300 new homes to the Salford Quays area of Manchester, U.K., would include a 41-story tower, the Manchester Evening News reported in June. The Salford council has already granted outline permission for a development of up to six buildings in the area, near the Broadway Metrolink stop, but…

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Apartment Tower Planned in Greater Manchester, U.K.

By rc-Admin | July 1, 2020

A development company is proposing a 29-story apartment building in the Anchorage area of Salford Quays, Salford, Manchester, U.K., the Manchester Evening News reported in April. The developer, Cole Waterhouse, has submitted designs for Anchorage Gateway, a project it called a “landmark” tower of luxury apartments. The Salford council’s planning panel approved an outline application…

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Schindler Wins 164-Unit Order for Frankfurt Airport

By rc-Admin | July 1, 2020

Schindler has been awarded a contract to deliver and install 164 elevators, escalators and moving walks at Frankfurt Airport’s new Terminal 3, the company announced in April. The terminal, when completed in 2023, will handle about 21 million passengers per year. Schindler will install 73 escalators and moving walks in the seven-level building, and its…

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Big projects on the horizon for London and a new award for lift engineering

By rc-Admin | June 1, 2020

Rail System Seeks Bids for Nearly 300 VT Units HS2, the U.K.’s high-speed rail network, has launched a search for contractors to design, deliver and maintain almost 300 vertical-transportation (VT) units for four major new stations, the system announced in April. The contracts, valued at up to GBP465 million (US$574.5 million), call for about 168…

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A consultancy plans for the future, and towers are in the works in London.

By rc-Admin | May 1, 2020

D2E Restructuring Lays Groundwork for Firm’s Future U.K. lift consultancy D2E overhauled its corporate leadership structure to lay the groundwork for an increasingly digital future. The changes became effective on March 2. Founder Bill Evans is now CEO, focusing on team learning, international business and key accounts. Evans has been in the lift industry for…

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Companies in Sweden, Switzerland grow teams.

By rc-Admin | May 1, 2020

Jødahl Named New President, CEO of Alimak Group The Alimak Group has selected Ole Kristian Jødahl to become the company’s president and CEO, the board announced in March. He will officially begin his duties with the Sweden-based manufacturer of industrial and construction lifts on June 1. VertiKal.net said Jødahl is coming to Alimak from Hultafors,…

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Important projects greenlit in Manchester, London.

By rc-Admin | April 1, 2020

It’s a Go for Controversial Manchester Tower Plan A controversial, 40-story mixed-use tower developed by former soccer players Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs (ELEVATOR WORLD, April 2017), along with other investors, is expected to start construction this year and be finished in 2023 in Manchester, Manchester Evening News reported in January. Neville and Giggs partnered…

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Berlin joins Southeastern Europe with tall-building announcements.

By rc-Admin | April 1, 2020

Estrel Hotel to Be Berlin’s Tallest Building Germany’s largest hotel, the 1,125-room Estrel Hotel at the Neukölln Shipping Channel in Berlin, plans to start construction this fall on a 2,000-room, 175-m-tall tower set to become the city’s tallest building, The Berlin Spectator reported in February. The new Estrel would stand above the city’s current tallest…

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Plans for high rises in London and Toronto

By rc-Admin | March 1, 2020

Tower to Address London’s Affordable- Housing Shortage Centro, a 40-story, 129-m-tall tower and a shorter tower, aims to address the affordable-housing shortage in London, a city just north of Lake Erie and the U.S. border, Global News reported in January. The federal government announced CAD130 million (US$99.6 million) for the 420-unit project at 495 Talbot…

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An important completion, work underway and hotly debated plans for more tall construction

By rc-Admin | March 1, 2020

Final Tower of Principal Place Completed Construction of the 50-story Principal Tower, the final piece of the Principal Place project that borders the City of London, has completed, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) reported in January, citing Foster + Partners. Principal Place, a comprehensively planned mixed-use project on the border of…

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