World Elevator & Escalator Expo 2018 exhibition got a successful end in National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) on May 11th. This exhibition, the 13th elevator exhibition with the larger scale than ever, is sponsored by China Elevator Association and organized by Langfang Conference & Exhibition Co., LTD. It has become a global elevator industry event in the world with the support of domestic and foreign exhibitors, visitors, industry colleagues and all friends concerned.
According to the official data statistics, this exhibition which cover an exhibition area of 135, 000 square meters and has over 1, 300 enterprises, has reached a new peak again. During the four-day exhibition, there is a total of 121,000 professional visitors from all over the world. Furthermore, companies at home and abroad enterprises designed distinctive booths, showed new products and technologies, organized various activities, creating a gluttonous feast of elevator industry.
A masterplan for Michigan Avenue in the Salford Quays area of Greater Manchester, U.K., foresees as many as 1,500 new homes across a series of towers that could rise as high as 45 stories, Architects' Journal reports.
A new report from Ontario Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk blasts the Canadian province’s Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) for poor oversight of elevators across the province, various news outlets, including the Toronto Star, report. Lysyk’s report alleges TSSA lacks consistent inspection standards and that a small number of companies dominate the market, leading to further inspection and, in turn, safety issues.
Schindler's Robotics Installation System for Elevators (R.I.S.E), part of a robotics research collaboration with the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), is among CTBUH's 2019 Award of Excellence winners.