The French company’s successes included contracts for snowmaking systems in Japan, avalanche safety in the European Alps, cable transport and safety in the US, and cable transport in Scandinavia.
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At this year’s INTERALPIN, held last week in Innsbruck, Austria, Demaclenko displayed SNOWVISUAL 4.0, its control software for automated snowmaking systems.
The current lift – a 1979 Riblet fixed-grip double chairlift – is to be replaced with an upgraded fixed-grip quad chairlift.
The PistenBully 100 E generates no emissions and its battery has an energy capacity of 126 kWh with a rated voltage of 400V.
The expansion includes a new high-speed lift and additional snowmaking capabilities, although no indications have been given as to when work will begin.
The ski resort in Bosnia and Herzegovina has set its sights on becoming a summer attraction too with the addition of a 2.5 km-long mountain coaster.
The 10-seater gondola lift, to be manufactured by Doppelmayr, will carry passengers to a top station in the Giggijoch ski area in under six minutes.
The locally owned and operated resort in Wyoming, US, which opens from May to July each year, is hoping to raise US$65 000.
The inauguration of the new headquarters also saw the release of the TR10, a further addition to the company’s range of snow guns.
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The project began three years ago, and the components of the coaster are currently in transit in containers from Austria, where they were manufactured.
The Canadian resort intends to replace its beginners lift with a Magic Carpet lift and install another chairlift.
Roz Reynolds, US Project Manager, Wyssen Avalanche Control, explains why the success of the first Wyssen Avalanche Tower in the US is paving the way for new installations.
The Eagle's Rest lift is set to open in November this year.
The fixed-grip quad, set to be completed ahead of the 2019 - 2020 winter season, has been described as a "game-changer" for first-timers and children visiting The Summit at Snoqualmie.
Level 1.1 online training on the company's PRO ACADEMY includes detailed information about various snow groomers, as well as content on proper handling of the battery, controls and maintenance.
Treble Cone, the largest ski area in New Zealand's South Island, is opening an hour earlier in July and August – thanks to the purchase of two new Kassbohrer PistenBully 600 snow groomers.
The upgrades will take place at Liberty Mountain Resort, Whitetail Resort and Roundtop Mountain Resort.
Designed and engineered by Doppelmayr, the chairlift will reduce travel time from six minutes to two-and-a-half minutes but slows significantly for easy and gentle loading and unloading.
LEITNER ropeways, Prinoth and Demaclenko are part of the HTI Group, which recorded turnover of over €1 billion in 2018.
The High Noon Express chairlift in the Turoa ski area required complete replacement of a tower following damage sustained in August last year.
The Leichhardt Quad Chairlift is due to open at the Australian resort of Perisher at the start of the 2019 winter season.
The Timber Chair, manufactured by Leitner, is to have its motor drive and operational control systems replaced.
The expansion allows for a doubling of training space, a new surface lift and improved snowmaking infrastructure.