News Roundup: Breaking Ground

3 thoughts on “News Roundup: Breaking Ground

  1. ne_skier July 4, 2021 / 11:57 am

    Any word on what the manufacturer will be for Avalanche’s new chairs/towers? The logical answer would be Partek given that they previously upgraded the drive and lifting frames, plus they’ve worked with Southington before on the Northstar, Stardust and Thunderbolt lifts but who knows

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  2. pbropetech July 4, 2021 / 6:54 pm

    Interesting that Seeber and Leitner (the person) are under investigation. Are prosecutors thinking their company policies weren’t as airtight as they claim? I doubt it- Leitner has a lot riding on their reputation and cutting corners doesn’t seem like them at all.

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  3. Brian July 8, 2021 / 6:51 pm

    Seems like there may have been some excess stresses imparted on the cable car system since the test in 2016. Especially when you see this: “deliberately deactivating the emergency braking system to stop it after it –>repeatedly<– kicked in following a series of technical problems"

    What was the nature of those "technical problems"? Was a root cause found and fixed?

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