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China to Get the World's Fastest Elevators: 95 Floors in 43 Seconds - Businessweek

It’s a country of superlatives: home to the world’s longest wall, largest population, and fastest-growing major economy. Soon, China will have the fastest elevators.

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China Alert

World's fastest elevator to be built in China, will hit speeds of up to 72km/h

Japan’s Hitachi Corporation has announced that it is manufacturing elevators that will reach speeds of 72km/h (45 mph) for a giant high-rise being built in Guangzhou, China.


Day 23: 182.2

Well, today I feel a little better. I ate a lot better yesterday and I went from 185 to 182.2. My guess is that I obviously didn’t lose 2-3 lbs in a day but the days before that measurement, I was eating a lot of sodium so that’s probably why it seemed so dramatic. 387 more words

Beautiful Etched Passenger Elevator Cabin

Nowadays, elevators are widespreadly used. Concise design used for commercial buildings, luxury design used for villa, hotel, etc. Most luxury design elevators are produced for hotels. 141 more words


Day 22

Well, I’m ashamed to admit I fell of the wagon a bit, so to speak. I don’t have my weight measurements from the rest of the week, but I know that this morning I was right back where I started. 75 more words

China: World’s fastest elevator to be installed in Guangzhou


The fastest lift in the world is to be installed in a skyscraper currently under construction in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, it seems.

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Lesson One: How lifts work in London.

We arrived in London in a fairly uneventful fashion and spent a little bit of time learning that things on the map are not quite as close together in real life. 624 more words

Americans In London