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Bill 109, What goes up, must go down

There was lot of buzz in the media associated with the introduction of Bill 109, an Act to amend the Building Code Act and protect consumers in respect to elevators and mechanics. The Bill was introduced by Mr...
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Customized Elevator Modernization: Unique Approach for Unique Scenario

CASE STUDY DETAILS: Site: Downtown building Building type: Class B, commercial office building Tenant’s profile: Major tenant occupies six out of 10 floors. Number of elevators: three Type: overhead traction elevators Motor: Direct current (DC) Drive: Motor-generator (MG) set Machine: Otis geared Speed: 350 feet per minute Door operator type: Otis 6970 Door equipment and locks: Otis Cab: Stainless steel front, laminate wooden panels all around and large mirror back wall above the handrail modernized two years earlier Fixtures: Dupar US 89, modernized with the cab two years earlier Floor arrival signal: Hall lanterns and gong...

Published in Published in Canadian Property Management Magazine Apr 2003

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Elevator Contractors React To Cost Pressures
Web-based Vigilance Supports Regulatory Compliance

Elevator maintenance programs should not be left solely to a contractor’s discretion. Regulators in Canada and elsewhere in North America stress that the onus rests with the owners of elevating devices to ensure that they are properly maintained...

Published in Published in Canadian Property Management Magazine August 2010

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Modernization Drivers and Contributors

Solucore Inc. provides vertical transportation engineering and expertise and is a strong proponent of elevator modernizations and is of the opinion that where possible and when appropriate, property managers and owners should consider upgrading their elevator equipment...

Published in Published in Canadian Property Management Magazine June 2009

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Hydraulic Cylinders

Introduction On Friday, January 27, 2006 five people riding an elevator were injured at 522 University Avenue, National Life building. We understand from news reports and bulletins that the hydraulic shuttle elevator fell five stories and crashed into the pit...

Published in Published in Canadian Property Management Magazine March 2006

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National Versus Independent Elevator Contractors

If you have not heard about the latest development in the local elevator community then you should know that ThyssenKrupp elevator is now the proud owner of York Elevator and Halton Elevator. While you may not be sure why ThyssenKrupp would be interested in such an acquisition, such an acquisition almost always makes business sense...

Published in Published in Canadian Property Management Magazine Dec 2002

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Basic Elevator Safety Tips That You Should Know
You might know it but the elevator is the safest form of transport. The number of elevator related injuries reported annually around the world is always low. That is a good thing as...
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