High winds are believed to have caused the collision on Sunday morning, which did not injure anyone.
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The new Doppelmayr chairlift, which was first announced in March this year, will be able to transport 3600 skiers per hour.
The company is investing approximately US$175 – US$180 million across its network of 18 resorts.
In a video posted yesterday Copper Mountain in Colorado, US, said that work on its two new lifts is nearing completion.
The company cited large investments from clients in the winter tourism sector as a key reason for the increase.
The Scottish ski resort wants to install a Snowfactory, manufactured by TechnoAlpin, following a successful trial the previous season.
The Italy-based company has constructed a number of gondola lifts and chairlifts in South Tyrol and the Dolomites this year.
The 10-person gondola was due to begin operating this Thursday but delays mean the project completion date is now 14 December.
The Snowfactory, manufactured by TechnoAlpin, was permanently acquired by Scotland’s oldest ski area in May following a successful trial.