Technical Safety BC has issued an information bulletin to all passenger ropeway contractors operating passenger ropeways or passenger conveyors in British Columbia, Canada.
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The MND Group's subsidiary, SUFAG, has signed new contracts totalling €9.3 million with ski resorts in France, Japan and China.
Mt Buller resort in Victoria, Australia, is to install a AUS$6 million, 6-seater high-speed chairlift in time for the 2019 season.
Resorts in Les 3 Vallées ski region in France are making a number of upgrades in advance of the forthcoming 2018 – 2019 season.
Ski Areas of New York and New York State Energy Research and Development Authority are collaborating on a programme that will assist the state’s ski industry with purchasing energy-efficient snow guns.
A new 10-person ski gondola and snowmaking system are due to be ready in time for the start of the forthcoming winter season.
Following the purchase of Summit Ski Area in Government Camp, Oregon, US, by R.L.K. and Company, there is potential for a gondola or chairlift being built to connect Summit Ski Area with Timberline Lodge, which is also operated by R.L.K. and Company.
A Snowfactory SF100 unit produced by TechnoAlpin has been installed on the Titlis glacier in Switzerland, at a height of 3020 m above sea level.
Doppelmayr has developed an innovative bike carrier assembly specially for the transportation of mountain bikes on chairlifts. The carrier kit – known as the ‘Bike Clip’ – has been installed at Flumserberg ski resort in Switzerland.
Afriski is one of only two ski resorts in southern Africa and unreliable snowfall means snowguns are often used to ensure it stays open.
Two new cable cars, iron pipes manufactured by Tiroler Rohre GmbH, and a water reservoir are being installed.