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KONE To Provide VT for Egypt’s Iconic Tower



Welcome to the Elevator World News Podcast. Today’s podcast news podcast is sponsored by elevatorbooks.com: www.elevatorbooks.com KONE TO PROVIDE VT FOR EGYPT’S ICONIC TOWER KONE has won an order to install 60 custom-made elevators and escalators for Iconic Tower, a new building under construction in Egypt’s New Administrative Capital (NAC). When complete, Iconic Tower will be the tallest building in Africa. NAC is under construction just outside Cairo and is being designed with smart technologies. Iconic Tower will be located within the city’s CBD, which will include 20 skyscrapers. The 80-story, 385-m-tall Iconic Tower will include office, hotel and residential amenities. It will also hold most of Egypt’s government offices. KONE’s delivery will include 36 MiniSpace™ and 13 MonoSpace® elevators, plus seven TranSys™ freight elevators and four TransitMaster™ 120 escalators. All of the vertical-transportation (VT) units will feature custom-designed finishes. The VT system will also use KONE’s Destination Con