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New partnership offers a safer line of emergency communication within platform lifts

The Platform Lift Company (PLC) has partnered with SafeLine, a Swedish company that manufactures open protocol safety accessories for lifts, to ensure that all emergency auto-diallers currently installed within platform lifts are upgraded to digital ahead of the analogue switch ...

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Next generation ‘FlexStep’ platform lift is launched

The Platform Lift Company announces to UK specifiers and architects the arrival of the newly enhanced FlexStep complete with an automatic onboard barrier feature. FlexStep is a 2-in-1 platform lift providing both stairs and a stairlift to customers needing a ...

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Lifts in high-rise buildings

From January 23, 2023 all firefighter and evacuation lifts in high-rise residential buildings are now subject to an additional new monthly check. Lee Dean Director of lift consulting engineers, LECS UK looks at the implications and the new responsibilities for ...

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Is your lift ready for the analogue to digital switchover?

By Dan White, Service Director, Stannah Lift Services The digital switchover of telephone lines in the United Kingdom is happening now. By 2025, Openreach will have phased out all copper analogue telephone lines in favour of optical fibre networks. Many ...

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Is your lift ready for the analogue to digital switchover?

The digital switchover of telephone lines in the UK is happening now. By 2025, Openreach will have phased out all copper analogue telephone lines in favour of optical fibre networks. What the digital switchover means for you If you are ...

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Lift Standards

As part of the changes to fire safety regulations there have been updates to the regulations regarding lifts. Ahead of LIFTEX 2022 in October, Nick Mellor, MD of LEIA and LIFTEX 2022 explains the existing guidance in British Standards. The ...

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Lifts industry in Europe at an inflection point, according to new white paper

2N white paper highlights three main trends that will shape the industry: the recovery of the construction sector from the pandemic, the fixed lines, 2G and 3G phase-out and changes to accessibility standards Report includes a guide to helps lift ...

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