Friday, 22 July 2016

Elevators are death traps and Transylvania goes organic

The four big multinational players who control the market - Otis, Schindler, Kone and ThyssenKrupp - are farming out more and more of their elevator sites to contractors who are struggling under mounting work-loads to maintain safe maintenance levels. Toronto 911 responded to nearly three thousand emergency rescue calls last year. Montreal about 1,500 calls, Vancouver 428 calls, Ottawa over 300.

Read the story on CTV News

"Couple built fairy tale castle in Transylvania"

Congrats to Razvan and Gabriela Vasile who built their house - with the help of a professional architect - out of clay, straw and sand - built from 100% organic materials.

Read the story on BBC News

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