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Developments-in-codes-VT-contracts-and-tall-building-news-across-the-continent

Developments in codes, VT contracts and tall building news across the continent

By rc-Admin | February 1, 2020

Slovakia’s First Skyscraper on Drawing Boards A 168-m-tall tower with 46 above-ground stories is planned by J&T Real Estate on the Danube River in Bratislava, Slovakia, The Slovak Spectator reported. Part of an expansion of the Eurovea mixed-use development, it would be the nation’s first skyscraper. Eurovea 2 would have a total of six structures…

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Spanish towers see new life, while developers look to build tall in Greece and Italy.

By rc-Admin | January 1, 2020

Stalled Residential Towers on Spanish Coast Resurrected Intempo, a pair of 47-story, 187-m-tall towers containing 256 homes, has restarted construction in Benidorm on the Spanish Mediterranean coast, thanks to new ownership, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat was among news outlets to report in November 2019. UNIQ Residential is developing the property and…

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Manchester and London are targeted for new high rises and tall redevelopments.

By rc-Admin | January 1, 2020

Tower Trio With 1,500 Homes Envisioned in Manchester Developer Renaker envisions a trio of towers up to 50 stories tall that could deliver more than 1,500 homes to the Greater Manchester area, North West Place reported in October 2019. In the city of Salford in the Greengate area around Collier Street, the scheme would roll…

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Acquisition and tall plans for London and Greater Manchester announced.

By rc-Admin | December 1, 2019

Vantage to Acquire TVC From Dewhurst UK Vantage Elevator Solutions, a designer, manufacturer and distributor of elevator components and systems and a portfolio company of Golden Gate Capital of San Francisco, announced in September an agreement to acquire Flint-headquartered Thames Valley Controls (TVC) from Dewhurst UK plc. Established in 1971, TVC supplies elevator control and…

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Elevator and tall building news from all over the continent

By rc-Admin | November 1, 2019

Cibes Lift Group Acquires Sweden’s Hiss i Skåne Elevator manufacturer Cibes Lift Group, which is headquartered in Gävle, Sweden, and has roughly 560 employees worldwide, recently acquired Hiss i Skåne, a lift modernization, installation and maintenance specialist based in Malmö, Sweden, that has close to 30 employees. With approximately 2,200 lifts under service today, Hiss…

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A busy summer stands to have continent-wide ramifications.

By rc-Admin | October 1, 2019

Sale of thyssenkrupp Elevator Being Considered by CEO In August, Reuters was among news outlets to report that thyssenkrupp CEO Guido Kerkhoff was considering selling the conglomerate’s profitable elevator division Kerkhoff was considering selling the conglomerate’s profitable elevator division — valued at up to EUR14 billion (US$15.68 billion) — to help stanch profit loss. The…

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Ireland’s tallest planned; updates on tall buildings for Birmingham and London.

By rc-Admin | September 1, 2019

Planned Hotel Would Be Ireland’s Tallest Building Custom House Quay, a 34-story hotel planned as part of the redevelopment of the Cork City Custom House, would be the tallest building in Ireland, The Journal reported in July. NYC- based Tower Holdings Group — which has Irish owners — announced the plan for the site at…

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Ascen.tec Succeeds in Greece, Partners with EW

By rc-Admin | August 1, 2019

The 1st International Ascen.tec exhibition for elevator technologies was deemed a success by organizers Technoekdotiki/T-Press. Taking place on May 10-12 at the Mediterranean Exhibition Center in Paiania, Greece, it had “massive” attendance “from all over the country.” Alongside the exhibition, a forum covered many elevator-sector topics. The organizers added that this was the first time…

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thyssenkrupp lands metro contract; big changes on the horizon for Paris skyline.

By rc-Admin | July 1, 2019

Escalator Modernization Order for thyssenkrupp thyssenkrupp won a contract to modernize 53 escalators on Line 2 of the Lille Metro in northern France, the “successful result of a longstanding customer relationship and a meticulously prepared offer,” according to thyssenkrupp Head of Media Relations Dr. Jasmin Fischer. Public transport operator Transpole awarded the up-to-six-year contract to…

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Tall-building completion and other important skyline-changing updates

By rc-Admin | July 1, 2019

Twentytwo Office Tower Tops Out PLP Architecture’s Twentytwo, the latest high rise in the city, became the district’s tallest building when it recently topped out, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat reported on May 16. Located at 22 Bishopsgate, the 62-story office tower being codeveloped by French investment manager AXA IM-Real Assets and…

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