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The UK Lift / Elevator / Escalator Industry is unique in many ways and generates News that cannot easily be found on other media platforms. Elevation Magazine is the News Forum for this specialist industry.

News items are submitted by various sectors of the industry, including Lift Contractors, Lift Consultants, Architects, Property Managers, Building Owners, Equipment Suppliers and Government Bodies.


The CIBSE Lifts Group Annual Seminar


Date: Tuesday 13 November 2018
Venue: CIBSE HQ, 222 Balham High Road, SW12 9BS.
Fee: £50 (Apprentices and Students £25)

Speakers to include: Barry Vanderhoven, Len Halsey, David Cooper, Richard Peters and Gina Barney

Subjects to include: “How many breakdowns are acceptable?”, “Lift traffic analysis for a proposed inner-city development”, “Goods lifts. who needs them?”

The presentations will be based on those given at the recent Lift & Escalator Symposium.

To register please click HERE

EW PROJECT OF THE YEAR 2019 DEADLINE EXTENDED

The deadline for submissions for the ELEVATOR WORLD Project of the Year Awards 2019 has been extended to October 15th 2018.

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9th Symposium on Lift & Escalator Technologies

Dates: 19-20 September 2018
Venue: Highgate House, Grooms Lane, Creaton, Northampton, NN6 8NN
Last chance to register before rates increase. Register before 7 September 2018 at www.liftsymposium.org/register to avoid paying late booking fee of GBP 40.00

Project of the Year 2019 is Open!

More Details - Project of the Year 2019 is Open!

Don't wait! This is your time to be recognized!
Submit your vertical, horizontal or inclined transportation system of an innovative design, special application or approach that has solved a major problem or overcome a unique challenge to the ELEVATOR WORLD 21st Annual Project of the Year Awards.

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PUBLIC LECTURE: The Space Elevator Concept and Dynamics

PUBLIC LECTURE: The Space Elevator Concept and Dynamics
Date: 18th September 2018 5:30pm
Venue: Highgate House, Grooms Lane, Creaton, Northampton, NN6 8NN
Dr Bryan Laubscher of The International Space Elevator Consortium, the keynote speaker at the Symposium, will be presenting a public lecture on behalf of the University of Northampton on “The Space Elevator Concept and Dynamics”. To book a free place please REGISTER HERE

Elevator World, Inc. Acquires UK Magazine Elevation

MOBILE, AL, JUNE 18, 2018 - Elevator World, Inc., the premier publisher for the international building transportation industry, is proud to announce it has acquired the U.K.-based magazine Elevation. This new venture helps further Elevator World’s mission to publish and deliver relevant and trustworthy news to the vertical transportation community, while offering a global marketing platform for its advertisers.

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Newly formed APPG launches inquiry into workplace falls from height

The newly formed All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Working at Height, sponsored by PASMA and chaired by Glasgow Central MP, Alison Thewlis, has launched its first inquiry into the numbers of serious injuries and fatalities that occur because of a fall from height and falling objects.

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Launch of the SBS Lift Forum on Standardisation

On the 13th December 2017, the European Federation of Elevator Small and Medium-size Enterprises (EFESME) organised the launch of the SBS Lift Forum on standardisation. The event, moderated by Mr Adam Pinney from the European Builders Confederation, gathered experts, entrepreneurs and stakeholders within and outside the lift sector, interested in standardisation for SMEs.

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First Call for Papers

The Lift and Escalator Symposium Educational Trust are pleased to announce the Ninth Symposium on Lift and Escalator Technologies will be held on 19 and 20 September 2018.
This Symposium brings together experts in the field of vertical transportation offering an opportunity for speakers to present peer reviewed papers. Speakers will include industry experts, academics and post graduate students. For more information, and to submit an abstract, please visit www.liftsymposium.org.
Proceedings and photographs from past events are also available on the website.

Stands now available for LIFTEX 2019

LIFTEX 2019, the UK’s leading event for the lift, escalator and access industry, opens its doors today for non-members to book space at the event, which will run from 15 16 May 2019 at London’s ExCeL.

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