Entered into force procedure of anti-corruption expertise of legal acts RTN

Entered into force procedure of anti-corruption expertise of legal acts RTN

Head of the Federal Service for Ecological, Technological and Nuclear Supervision Nikolay Kutin approved the procedure for conducting anti-corruption expertise of normative legal acts and draft normative acts issued by the Office. The corresponding order was registered with the Ministry of Justice April 13 (registration number 16882).

According to the document the anti-corruption expertise includes:

— examination of draft regulations by the legal service;

— examination of normative legal acts in the monitoring of their application.

Examination of the documents to be affecting the rights, freedoms and duties of man and citizen, establishing the legal status of organizations that are interdepartmental. The examination results will be reflected in the opinions prepared by the legal department. It reflects all the provisions to facilitate the creation of conditions for corruption detected during the anti-corruption expertise with indication of the structural units of the draft Act and the relevant corruption-factors. The findings will be advisory in nature and subject to mandatory review by the relevant structural subdivision developer draft regulatory act. On the basis of its structural divisions will have to prepare proposals to address identified in the act of corruption-factors and forward them to the head of the service or the person performing his duties.

Causes of the accident hospital in Saratov

Mid-Volga management rostekhnadzor completed the investigation into the causes of the accident, which occurred on March 16 in «Municipal Clinical Hospital № 9″, Saratov.

As a result of falling into the elevator shaft from blunt trauma to the body died lifter. The reason for the accident — operation of staff at the hospital elevator, decommissioned, violation of labor and production discipline, personal contributory negligence, unsatisfactory production control. In addition, the Commission found that the deputy chief medical officer for administrative part, responsible for organizing the operation of elevators, has not provided adequately monitor the performance of job duties and safety requirements lifters.

Materials technical investigation of the accident will be submitted to the investigating authorities.

There are over 160 in Yekaterinburg

Ural Department rostekhnadzor Planned field audit of «Criminal Nizhneisetskaya» (operates on the management of apartment buildings in the neighborhood «Chimmash» in Yekaterinburg and villages SULIMOVSKIY mining and peat bogs).

The audit was conducted in order to monitor compliance with the safety in the operation of elevators. During the audits examined 102 elevators, identified more than 160 violations of the rules of their operation.

20 lifts are not equipped with a device interrupts the safety of unauthorized opening of the doors of the mine; allowed operation of elevators, has not passed expert examination in connection with the expiration of their service life; not fully implemented the recommendations of expert organizations, conducted the technical examination of elevators.

Drawn up protocols on administrative violations against legal entity of «Criminal Nizhneisetskaya» and three officials totaling 26 thousand rubles.

Moscow department of Rostechnadzor proposes to create special courses for training companies that operate cableways

Moscow Department rostekhnadzor sent First Deputy Mayor LI Shvetsova letter asking to consider the establishment of a special course for training companies that operate cableways. The course is offered to organize on the basis of accredited training centers.

According to the management, in Moscow already operates several cable cars, and this year it is planned commissioning of new technical devices which are to be registered in Rostekhnadzor. In connection with the requirements of federal laws and regulations and safety devices operate cableways, a prerequisite for use of the cable cars is the development of arrangements for training, certification and testing professionals and staff carrying out their operation and maintenance.

The head of the North Caucasian control RTN appointed Alexander Trembitsky

Order of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology of the Russian Federation and the Federal Service for Ecological, Technological and Atomic Supervision with the March 26, 2010 the head of the North Caucasian control RTN appointed Alexander Trembitsky.

Alexander V. Trembitsky was born in 1965 in the Krasnodar region. In 1987 he graduated from the Kuban Agricultural Institute. He worked as head of the department of control and maintenance procedures for financial recovery and bankruptcy of the Department of Finance, Budget and Control of Krasnodar region, the first deputy head of the Department of Transport and Communications of the Krasnodar Territory.

At the moment, the replacement of defective equipment at 5 lifts.

Privolzhskoye management RTN control of the situation and monitor the timely replacement of equipment at the remaining 14 hoists.

On the topical issues of SART

Board meeting and general meeting of SRO NP «Russian lift association» took place on May 19 at the main office of the Russian lift association.

The Board meeting was attended by members of the Management Board and their representatives: Director General of JSC «Scherbinsky Lift Plant» MA Waxman; presidium member of NP «Support» Y. Radin; President Omori «National League of enterprises elevator and communal infrastructure» FA Lyachin; Chairman of the Technical Committee for Standardization TK209 «Lifts, escalators, passenger conveyors and lifting platforms for disabled people» LI Wolf Trop; General Director of «Otis Elevator» VN Avakian; deputy general manager MGUP «Moslift» AA Zolkina — MV Mostow; deputy general director of JSC «Karacharovsky Mechanical Plant» V. Samokhina — DV Zhivotova; deputy general manager of factory «MEL» VM Mamasueva — VV Kutyrina; Head of the Executive Authority of SRO NP «SART» SA Chernyshov, AZ Asatryan. At the meeting he was invited Deputy Executive Director of the National Association of self-regulatory organizations, real estate managers SL Vahitov.

The Board meeting was devoted to topical issues of development of the Russian lift association and approval of the agenda of the general meeting, scheduled for the same day.

One of the highlights was the consideration of the mandatory self-regulation of all types of work and activities of the elevator industry to introduce changes in this regard in the specific legislation.

S. Chernyshov reported that in the last event, held in the elevator industry, it was decided on the need to ensure that all the work, from the production to the operation of elevators, became mandatory and self-regulating. This will give an opportunity to provide some control on the market of lifting equipment, which is a positive thing, because at this stage, after the introduction of the Technical Regulations, the industry is in a situation where it is not subject to any control by the state or by the self-regulatory organizations. The executive body of SRO NP «Russian lift association» offers to consider amendments to the Federal Law № 116-FZ, as it is the basic law regulating the industry.

VN Avakian offered to try to «prescribe lifts» under the law alone:

— We do not have to fight for that building was hazardous production facilities due to the elevator, and we have to fight for it to the elevator continued to be the object of requiring special attention.

SL Vahitov noted that the elevators — is the most complex mechanism in an apartment building and it stands out alone as a product, rather than as part of hazardous production facilities. This important issue has caused much discussion, which resulted in a mandatory self-regulation of all types of work the elevator industry welcomed all present. It was decided to establish a working group to develop their proposals and amendments to the Federal Law № 116-FZ «On industrial safety of hazardous production facilities.»

Another question arose on the implementation of the decision of 02.10.2009, № 782 «On Approval of Technical Regulations safety of elevators.»

LI Trop Wolf gave a presentation on technical regulations, describing the development of the elevator industry, the regulatory framework, «Technical Regulations», the area of ​​its application, on the list of national standards and codes. He raised the question of the technical regulations «On the safety of lifts» EurAsEC. The participants decided to apply to the Ministry of Environment in order to enter the working group that develops regulations.

Next, participants discussed the issue of the participation of members of the Russian lift association in TC 209, entry into it, and on the membership fee.

Then participants of the meeting watched races, the proposal to include a member of the Management Board President of NP «SRO» Molo «and ADS» Liftservis «VA Silence, executive director of the Association «HOCO UN» DN Nazarov and Deputy Executive Director of the Association «HOCO UN» SL Vakhitova.

SL Vahitov spoke about the national associations of self-regulatory organizations, real estate managers («MAVO UN»). The work of the Association began the middle of last year, and on 5 September, the program has received the status of the party of the «United Russia» under the direction of Victor Pleskachevsky. The primary purpose of this project — to bring order to the system of housing and communal services. At this point in the «HOCO UN» includes 27 self-regulatory organizations in 27 regions of the Russian Federation.

S. Chernyshov informed held on 17 May Council meeting and general meeting of the UN HOCO where a separate line was taken out the theme of interaction with property managers elevator self-regulatory organizations represented at the event, CEO of SRO NP «Russian lift association» Sergey Chernyshov, president of NP «SRO» Molo «and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the ADF» SO «Liftservis» Victor silence, General Director of «SRO» Molo «and ADS» SO «Liftservis» Ivan Dyakov. Speaking at the meeting, SA Chernyshov spoke about the activities of the Russian lift association. His words about the need to support domestic producers caused unequivocal approval from VS Pleskachevsky and present. Council members unanimously decided to adopt the basic text of the agreement on mutual cooperation as a basis, which is an important step for the further cooperation between property managers and lifting community.

Then the participants of the meeting of the Board of the Russian lift association discussed the establishment of a certification center at the SRO NP «SART». In accordance with the Law № 315-FZ, a self-regulatory organization has the right to certify the goods / services produced by its members.

In conclusion of the meeting the Board members was presented to the budget of the Russian lift association in 2010, addressed the issue of the inclusion of new members in the partnership and the exclusion of members who violate the Charter was approved by the agenda of the General Assembly.

It was held at the end of the Board meeting regular general meeting of the Russian lift association was devoted to the activities of the SRO NP «SART» in 2009 and the adoption of a number of decisions. The meeting was attended by 27 members of the SRO NP «SART». Absent leaders elevator companies have delegated the right of decision-making on the basis of a power of attorney to persons present at the meeting.

The meeting was opened by the SA Chernyshov. Before proceeding to a discussion of those issues in the agenda, liftoviki learned about the condition and status of the elevator industry on self-regulation, the results of the meeting of the Management Board of the National Union of self-regulatory organizations elevator.

According to the results of the general meeting decided to include the members of the Board of SRO NP «Russian lift association» President of NP «SRO» Molo «and ADS» Liftservis «VA Peace and leaders of the executive body of the National Association of self-regulatory organizations, real estate managers: D. N. Nazarova and SL Vakhitova.

A majority of votes in the «RLS» accepted new members — organizations related to the production of elevators and elevator components:

Ltd. joint venture «Sherbinskaya Lifts Vladivostok» (Vladivostok)

JV LLC «URAL-Liftmash» (Catherine Bourg)

LLC «SitiLift» (Dzerzhinsky, Moscow region)

LLC «Concrete Monolith» (Rakhmanov, Pushkin district, Moscow region)

OOO «ELKO Group» (Moscow). Representatives of the new members were presented with a certificate of entry into the Russian lift association.

In connection with the violation of the Charter of the decision on exclusion of «mechanics» of the members of SRO NP «SART». JSC «TSPKB Elevator» expelled from the Partnership in connection with the submission of their application for the exclusion of members of the organization.

Press office of NP «Russian lift association»

Protocol number 2 of the Board of the National Union of lift self-regulatory organizations

April 19, 2010

Members of the Board of the National Union of lift self-regulatory organizations (hereinafter — the Council of the Union)

1. MA Waxman — President of the self-regulatory organization NP «Russian lift association» (hereinafter — SART);

2. Y. Radin — a board member of the RLS;

3. Y. Orlovsky — director of the self-regulatory organization «Rusekpertlift» (hereinafter — «Rusekspertlift»);

4. PA Polyudov — Honorary Member of the Supervisory Board of «Rus-ekspertlift»;

5. IG Dyakov — CEO of SRO ADS «Liftservis» (hereinafter — «Liftservis»);

6. ES Shubin — Chairman of the Board «Liftservis»;

7. VA Tishin — President of SRO NP «Interregional Association of elevator companies» (hereinafter — Molo);

8. VN Avakian — Consultant Molo;

9. VS Boilermakers — General Director of JSC «NTC» Pro-thinking security «- an independent member of the Board of the Union;

10. EI Shlemenko — Chairman of the Commission «Support of Russia» for Construction and Housing — an independent member of the Board of the Union;

11. AS Evdokimov — Deputy Director of the Department of State policy and regulation in the field of technology, and Nuclear Safety of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.

Members present Union: MA Waxman; Y. Radin; Y. Orlovsky; PA Polyudov; IG Clerks; ES Shubin; VA Tishin; VS Kotelnikov.

There are no voting rights: EA Nikolaev, AA Korneev, AL. Sazonov, SA Chernyshov and LI Wolf-Tropez.

Of the 11 members of the Union at a meeting attended by eight members of the Union. The quorum is present, as in the meeting of the Union involved more than half of the members of the Union.

Agenda

1. On the registration of the National Union of lift self-regulatory organizations (hereinafter — NSL SRO).

2. On participation in the «XV National Congress liftovikov Russia» (hereinafter — Congress) held Omori «National League of enterprises elevator and utility infrastructure» in May 2010.

3. Regulations of the Board of NSL SRO.

4. On the newly created self-regulatory organizations in the market of the lift services.

5. On the appointment of the Vice-President of the Board of NSL SRO.

6. Energy Efficiency elevators.

7. On the protection of domestic producers of elevators.

Moscow

Voting results: «FOR» — 8 «against» — none «abstained» — none. We decided unanimously to bring the information to the members of the SRO.

On the third question listened: Offer PA Polyudova — draft Regulation on the Board of the Union and the Regulations of the Board of the Union on the basis of previously approved Regulations and Rules of the Coordinating Council of the elevator industry self-regulatory organizations of the Russian Federation «Soyuzlift.»

Voting results: «FOR» — 8 «against» — none «abstained» — none.

We decided unanimously to entrust the development of these docu-ments of executive management NSL SRO; review the documents at the next meeting of the Council of the Union.

On the fourth question listened to:

• Information VA Silence on new SRO among small elevator organizations and the need to establish rules governing relations with them SROs included in NSL

SRO;

• Offer SA Chernyshov the signing of the Agreement on cooperation NSL SRO and SRO association management companies.

Voting results: «FOR» — 8 «against» — none «abstained» — none.

We decided unanimously NSL SRO executive management to prepare proposals for the development of a model agreement on cooperation with the newly established SRO elevator, together with SA Chernyshov to prepare a draft agreement on cooperation NSL SRO and SRO association management companies.

On the fifth question listened to: offer MA Waxman enter the Council of the Union of elective office, «vice-president of the Board of the National Union of lift self-regulatory organizations» and the candidate for this position of the SART — Y. Ra-Din.

Voting results: «FOR» — 8 «against» — none «abstained» — none. Decided unanimously elected as vice-president of the Union of Y. Radin.

On the sixth question listened to: information LI Wolf Trail on the need for regulations on energy efficiency in the elevators in the form of a national standard.

Voting results: «FOR» — 8 «against» — none «abstained» — none.

We decided unanimously to create at TC 209 a joint working group of representatives from the elevator SRO inviting experts of third-party research institutions and firms OTIS, with expertise in this area.

On the first question we listened to: information VA The silence of the registration NSL. In connection with the name change NSL SRO registration period increased. Documents submitted to the tax office. Prospective registration period will be two weeks.

Resolved: to note.

On the second question listened to:

• proposal VA Silence — to send to the Congress leaders of self-elevator organizations (SROs). SRO members decide on the participation of their own;

• Offer VS Nyquist — to support a Congress and to participate;

• Offer SA Chernyshov — to send to the organizing committee of the Congress of representatives of the Kon-SRO.

On the seventh item on the agenda were listening:

• information SA Chernyshov hold Mogilev factory of lift mechanical engineering («MZLM») (Belarus) poly-ticks creation in Russia of joint assembly plants on a complete set of elevators and components, completely made to «MZLM» and sale of elevators under the name Russian;

• Offer MA Waxman said the need to address the issue at the next meeting of the Council of the Union. Voting results: «FOR» — 8 «against» — none «abstained» — none. We decided unanimously SRO NP «SART» prepare materials on this issue for the next meeting of the Council of the Union.

May 20-21, 2010 in Moscow the anniversary XV National Congress liftovikov Russia

At the Congress, questions were raised association liftovikov in the industry, participants discussed possible ways of development of the institution of self-regulation, approved the creation of the National Union of self-regulatory organizations, listened to the reports, revealing the theme of certification and safety system «Roszhilkommunsertifikatsiya» regulate the relationship with management companies and more .

A delegate of the National Congress was free to express their views on the issues discussed. The end result of discussion of the problems of living of the elevator industry was the adoption of a draft appeal XV National Congress Organizing Committee to liftovikam Russia.

We invite everyone at the V Forum elevator Community (May 2011), which includes XVI National Congress liftovikov Russia and V International Exhibition «Lift Expo Russia 2011».

Leadership changes at Omori «National League»

The leadership taken by two vice-presidents.

First Vice-President Omori «National League» was appointed Vladimir Ilyich Volkov, Honored Builder of Russia, the former head of the trust «Mosliftmontazh.»

Vladimir Ilyich assigned to cover the following issues:

1) general management of the union in the absence of the President;

2) ensuring compliance with voluntary and mandatory certification within the «Roszhilkommunsertifikatsiya», including the patronage of the work of the Head of the certification body;

3) implementation of a subsystem of occupational safety in the elevator industry;

4) implementation of technical regulations «On the safety of lifts»;

5) provision of information, including site Omori «National League»;

6) Consultation in the field of elevators.

Vice President Omori «National League» appointed Vladislav V. Samokhin — General Director of JSC «Karacharovsky Mechanical Plant». Vladislav V. is responsible for the following activities Omori «National League»:

1) creation of regional associations Omori «National League»;

2) the development of regulations and measures (including the Agreement triodities) with preferential treatment for members of Omori «National League»;

3) attract new members Omori «National League»;

4) consideration of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises;

5) monitoring and marketing of services, works and goods under the provisions of law number 152-FZ and 156-FZ and Charter Omori «National League».

«SUPPORT» considers it appropriate to create a unified national accreditation body

April 13 meeting of the Committee held «Support of Russia» for technical regulation and certification under the chairmanship of Vice-President of the organization Vladislav Korochkina. The members of the «Support of Russia» and the NGO «Support» discussed the directions of reforming the system of technical regulation and the establishment of a modern national system of accreditation of certification bodies and testing research laboratories.

During the discussion, participants of the meeting expressed the view that the national body for accreditation of certification bodies and testing / research laboratories should not depend on them accredited organizations. In this case, its structure should be required to provide the decisive participation of representatives of business associations, and the preparation of legal acts appropriate to use international standards.

It is important to avoid «crossing» the scope of a voluntary conformity assessment mandatory, according to representatives of small and medium business community.

In addition, it is necessary to create equal conditions of competition for the post-Soviet testing and research laboratories with the newly created agencies and laboratories.

Given the important role of standardization in security activities and, most importantly, the competitiveness of small enterprises, it is necessary to prepare a special federal law on accreditation. This legal act is intended to set common principles for the accreditation of certification bodies and testing laboratories and research in all sectors and spheres of activity, describe the procedure for the adoption of regulations and accreditation procedures. In addition, the document should determine in which cases the procedure shall be acts of the Government of the Russian Federation, in which — by the national authority. It is also necessary to establish the responsibility of a national accreditation body, including through the insurance system.

«Support of Russia» considers it appropriate to create a unified national accreditation body in the form of a federal executive body subordinate to the Ministry responsible for the development of the Russian economy. This decision is reflected in the minutes of the meeting of the Committee for Technical Regulation and Certification, posted on the website of «support».

At the end of the discussion, the Committee decided to hold in May 2010 an extended meeting of the Committee «SUPPORT» Russia «for technical regulation and certification, which will be attended by representatives of the Government Office of the Russian Federation and Russian business associations.

Information-analytical department of «Support of Russia»

All regions of the Russian Federation have until August 1 to submit the program for energy efficiency

All regions of Russia before August 1, must submit a program of energy efficiency.

This was stated by Minister of Economic Development Elvira Nabiullina, welcoming the participants of the International Forum «Energy-saving city» in Tyumen, reports ITAR-

TASS.

— Moreover, these programs — said the minister — must be economically justified, have for their realization financial base.

It recalled that energy efficiency is selected one of the priorities of state policy.

— The energy intensity of our production — said Nabiullina, -gorazdo higher than in other countries, which makes Russian goods uncompetitive.

Sherbinskaya lifts: energy efficiency at the level of European standards

April 28 CEO Scherbinsky Elevator Plant MA Waksman received the certificates of conformity TUV SUD. The basis for the issuance of certificates served as a test of serial production of passenger lifts «1SchLZgt; (PP-0411SCH — 400 kg load capacity, speed of 1 m / s, Serial Elevator, used as part of the 185-FZ and wellmaks nn-0606W- load capacity of 630 kg, the speed of 1 m / s) for compliance with VDI4707 energy efficiency which is widely used throughout the world. The results of the measurements scherbinskimliftam assigned to category «B» and «C», and it is a very high figure for production of elevators designed for residential apartment buildings. The significance of this event can not be overestimated, since it is the first in the Russian experience of the lift division, confirming that Sherbinskaya elevators meet the requirements of accepted European standards of energy efficiency.

TUV SUD (TUV SUD) — an international group of companies, is headquartered in Munich, and U 15, OOO of its employees working in the Americas, Europe, Asia, Russia. The company was founded 144 years ago in Munich.

In 2009, the turnover of TUV SUD exceeded € 1,4 billion. Given the crisis — this is a very good results, which show that service quality inspection work, goods, equipment, do not lose their relevance and demand for them is growing.

In Russia, General Director of TUV SUD Russland (TUV SUD Russland GmbH) is Jochen Scholz. Presenting certificates MA Waxman, he said:

— The new Directive was developed in Germany recently, but has already been recognized in the European countries. Very pleased that the tests Sherbinskaya two elevators have shown that even without special training they meet the indicators, which tend to Europe. It can be seen as real steps in addressing pressing for Russia on energy conservation and energy efficiency. MA Waxman said:

— Lifts tested on the real object and the scan confirmed they fully meet international standards for energy efficiency and correspond to the categories «B» and «C».

— This is a very good level, — said Jochen Scholz — even in Europe and Germany «A» category today almost no one gets.

Recalling the history of the issue, he said that the fall of 2009, representatives of TUV SUD and the German manufacturer of lifting equipment WITTUR addressed the members of the Russian lift association with the presentation of the new, developed in Germany, the standard and the first associated with its use of the results. Then the idea to test how fit this Directive Russia lifts. December 30 experts TUV SUD arrived at Scherbinsky Elevator Plant.

— When we saw — says Jochen Scholz — without special training lifts fulfill the requirements of the Directive — and at a very high level — the first of two test elevators answers «B» category, and the second — «C» category, we were all pleasantly surprised. This current level is great! Get the «A» category under the current conditions is almost impossible. German directive on energy efficiency designed to meet the reserve for the future, for the future, that was where to move. German experts believe that the category «A» — that’s what today is still almost impossible to achieve. This perspective.

Of course, much depends on the situation — in various buildings usually differ and conditions, much depends on the installation. But the most important thing is that the elevators are designed properly and meet international and European standards of energy efficiency.

According to present at the ceremony of awarding certificates to commercial director Scherbinsky Elevator Plant AV Tsygankov, «Sherbinskaya lifts, with a certificate of TUV SUD — is very important for our market. Today and the Government of the Russian Federation, and Rostekhnadzor and Rostec-regulation, and other ministries and departments attach great importance to energy-saving technologies in all sectors of the economy. «

— It is very important that today we have a domestic energy-efficient elevators — the general director of the Russian Association of lift SA Chernyshov — because they demand regional and municipal programs in energy conservation and energy efficiency. In accordance with Federal Law № 185-FZ, the money now allocated directly to municipalities and utilities of the RF subjects, and one of the conditions for this — in August this year, all municipalities and subjects of the Federation are obliged to develop such programs.

SA Chernyshov said that the powers of the various departments within the federal law on energy efficiency determines the resolution of the Government of the Russian Federation № 67 from 20.02.2010 year. Including Rostekhnadzor this document are given important powers as the control and supervision of mandatory energy audit within the prescribed period. Another important function of RTN — monitoring compliance with state and municipal authorities the requirement to adopt programs in energy conservation and energy efficiency.

Given the fact that in Russia operated 480 000 elevators, the decision — to include a representative of the Russian lift association in the working group on energy efficiency of the Central Directorate of Rostekhnadzor in charge of energy efficiency.

According to Jochen Scholz, since the first joint experience of cooperation in the field of energy conservation was a success, there is a great potential for its use in the creation of appropriate technical base, including the Technical Regulations.

— And those people who were at the beginnings of the first Russian experience might in the future to transfer the experience, the knowledge to be used in the analysis of municipal and regional programs for the elevators. Experts believe that on average, you can save 40-50% of energy consumption in each elevator when used at specific sites.

Chairman of the Technical Committee TC 209 «Lifts, escalators, passenger conveyors and lifting platforms for disabled people» LI Wolf Trop reminded that from 1 January 2012, in accordance with Government Resolution number 1222 elevators are designed to transport people should have in the technical documentation of the characteristics of energy saving. Therefore, to be developed by the Russian regulatory document that defines how to install these features, parameters, and methods for their measurement.

— That document will be the national standard that we will develop on the basis of energy efficiency standards VDI4707, other international and domestic standards. Currently there are no Russian standard, the only document confirming the conclusion of an independent party that lifts or that have the characteristics of energy producer, is a certificate of TUV SUD.

According to SA Chernyshov, from the point of view of the state, resulting Scherbinsk lift plant energy performance certificate, among other things, proves the ability of Russian companies to develop Lift and produce competitive products. This means that domestic support does not pass in vain: the allocated funds are reinvested in innovative technologies, development of modern product.

The discussion identified further steps of cooperation Scherbinsky Elevator Plant and TUV SUD Russland: defining the list of products of JSC «SCHLZ» which soon will undergo the process of certification and training their own experts.

Jochen Scholz said that TUV SUD Russland, primarily in technical inspection, technical inspections of equipment for the main European and world standards. In Germany, as a rule, regulated areas overseen by the relevant organizations. In Russian — is Rostekhnadzor, which TUV SUD Russland cooperate.

— In Russia, — says Jochen Scholz — our organization has another direction, which is considered as the main — is a voluntary certification of quality management systems according to international standards. These are standard

Commercial Director SchLZAV.Tsygankov «Sherbinskaya lifts, with a certificate of TUV SUD — is very important for the Russian market product» darts as ISO 9001, ISO 14001 (environment), ISO 18001 (security and safety) and check the status of drugieuslugi the company’s management and its work as a whole. They show that the company is trying to organize their production, providing its services at a level that meets the European and world standards.

The advantage of this approach is obvious. Clients of the company having such certificates, know that it is trying to produce a quality product more than once in a year when production of the auditors visited, and 365 days a year, the company guarantees high quality of its products. One small example: to become a supplier to major car manufacturers such as «Volkswagen» and «Ford», it is necessary to have such certificates as ISO 16949, ISO 14001 and 18001. And this is one of the challenges faced by today’s auto giants because Russia has very few suppliers who really guarantee the quality of the time, for at least 5-10 years.

In Germany, TÜV SÜD is also involved in the technical inspection of motor vehicles. I know that this is a very topical issue for Russia, and in this regard we are ready to show our principles of work and quality of our services, we guarantee in Germany.

Another direction — education, training and retraining of personnel, organization of relevant training.

There are other services that we offer in Germany and in other regions of the world.

A subsidiary of TUV SUD — TUV SUD Russland — work in Russia not long ago, in 2006. The potential is huge, Russian companies increasingly go global, and therefore must not only prove its quality management system, and their products, so that it successfully took in Europe. This also applies to metallurgy, and chemical industries, and the automotive industry, whose products we are ready to certify and Europe. Of course, this will require highly qualified specialists.

The same is true with respect to energy efficiency. In his speech on the country’s development program to 2030goda Russian President said that you are sorely lacking well-trained personnel, skilled professionals in this field. And we have developed two years ago, a program of training of specialists and for municipalities and industrial plants. Our specialists are working on the adaptation of these programs to the conditions and needs of the Russian market.

The meeting touched upon other issues of concern to both sides, but the most important thing — the beginning of cooperation, which in the future promises to be mutually beneficial and fruitful. Sherbinskaya lifts became the first robin, confirmed their high competitiveness of the European energy efficiency certificates.

Passenger vertical transport of residential and public buildings in the light of new requirements

It is known that the multi-storey building was developed after the invention of the middle of the XIX century American engineer Elioshem Otis safety device (catcher), which gave the opportunity to use the lift safely. And up to now, in most cases as a means of vertical transportation of people in high-rise buildings are passenger elevators. Requirements for passenger vertical transport is one of the most important aspects of the design and operation of both high-rise buildings, as well as passenger elevators themselves.

In accordance with the Federal Law № 184 of 27.12.02 «On technical regulation» in Russia developed and adopted:

— «Technical Regulations on fire safety requirements» (Federal Law number 124 from

22.07.08. Put into effect on 01.05.09);

— «Technical Regulations on the safety of lifts» (Russian Federation Government Resolution № 782 of the

02.10.09. Come into effect from 14.10.10);

— «Technical Regulations on the safety of buildings and structures» (Federal Law number 384 of 30.12.09. Is effective from 30.06.10).

These technical regulations (hereinafter TP) contain requirements for both the elevator and aspects of the installation and use of elevators in buildings. In accordance with the law in more detail the requirements to be deployed in the regulations (national standards, codes of practice), necessary for the execution of the TP. Let us analyze the situation on the topic.

The main functions of passenger elevators in buildings that are listed in the regulations are:

1) maintenance of a specified level of passenger comfort, resulting in different periods of operation of buildings;

2) if necessary, transport the patient to a stretcher «emergency»;

3) accessibility of buildings and facilities for the disabled and other groups with limited mobility, in accordance with Article 12 of the Technical Regulations on the safety of buildings and structures;

4) support, in specific cases, transporting fire units in accordance with the extinguishing tactics, according to the requirements of TP;

5) ensuring evacuation (salvation) of the people with reduced mobility (the disabled, the elderly and other people with limited mobility) to a safe area to avoid harm to their health and lives as a result of exposure to the hazards of fire, in accordance with Article 8 and the provisions of the current TP

SNIP 35-01 [5] and SNIP 31-06.

Options 1 and 3 do not apply to the field of security and, therefore, the article will not be considered. Development teams above technical regulations and related regulations scattered work, requirements and the situation in some cases, are not coordinated or just different. Creation of regulatory documents required for the application and enforcement of the above TP is in the following state:

— to the Technical Regulations on fire safety requirements the documents mainly been developed, approved, and act;

— regulations to the Technical Regulations on the safety of lifts is currently under development;

— Article 42 of the Technical Regulations on the safety of buildings states: «For the purposes of this Federal Law building regulations approved prior to the entry into force of this Federal Law, recognized codes of practice»; that is, they remain valid.

According to paragraph 2 of Chapter 7 TP [4] and from the position of SNP [6, 7, 8], the requirements for the equipment of buildings passenger lifts depend on the functional purpose of the building, its layout and the height of the upper populated floor with respect to the floor entrance to the building (usually the first floor). At the same time at least one of the elevators of the building must have dimensions allowing transporting a patient on a stretcher «ambulance.» The title provides security for sick people living in the building: 2 function — transportation, if necessary, a patient on a stretcher «first aid».

Most of the safety requirements of buildings defined fire safety. To ensure fire safety, according to the current SNIP 21-01 [7], the height of the buildings is determined by the difference between the marks to the surface of the passage of fire trucks and the lower boundary of an upper window (excluding the upper technical floor). This definition is related to the height at which the firefighters have the opportunity to climb with the help of auto-stairs. Mass-produced auto-ladder in the fully extended position allows to reach a height of 30 m, and on the basis of said fire protection requirements are different for buildings of up to 28 more

28 m.

Current standards [6, 8] apply to residential buildings of up to 75 public buildings — up to 55 m (SNIP 21-01 [7] indicated 50 m — a contradiction). For buildings of greater height, in accordance with paragraph 2 of Chapter 18 of the Technical Regulations on fire safety requirements [2], «must be developed specific technical specifications reflecting the specific provision of fire safety and co-holding set of necessary engineering, technical and organizational measures to ensure fire safety «. Special technical conditions which must be based on the requirements adopted by TP are binding instruments on which conducted the design of each individual building.

Unfortunately, TR [2] contains the requirement that repeat or contradict each other. Thus, TR [2] requires:

Article 85, paragraph 5: «Ventilation systems protivodmnoy protect buildings and structures should ensure the supply of air and the creation of excess pressure in rooms adjacent to the location of fire, stairwells, hallways and in the elevator vestibule gateways.» This requirement violates Article 88, paragraph 17 of the same TP, which indicates that the excess pressure in the elevator site in buildings height of 28 m or less is not created, and that the excess pressure can be generated not in elevator lobbies and in mines. Usually, in practice, elevator lobbies do not create excessive pressure, since it is very expensive, it is created in the elevator shaft, which is allowed according to the Technical Regulations on the requirements for fire safety. Besides that:

— excess pressure is generated only when there is a fire in the building, as in TR [2] is written;

— how to create a positive pressure in rooms adjacent to the location of fire? Is the design of the building is already known where the fire happened? Such a requirement is simply not feasible.

— in other sections TR indicated when stairwells required to create an overpressure, and when not required.

Article 88, paragraph 16: «Doorways in enclosed elevator shafts to leave them in hallways and other rooms except staircases, shall be protected by fire doors with fire-resistance rating of not less than EI30 or screens of noncombustible materials with fire resistance of at least EI 45, automatically closing door openings of elevator shafts in case of fire or lift shafts in buildings, construction and structures must be separated from the corridors, staircases and other premises lobbies or halls with fire partitions of type 1 and ceilings type 3 «. Note that the outputs of the elevators can be directly in the corridor are not justified. Outputs corridors are not allowed in any of the types of buildings; Outputs can only be in the elevator hall, the staircase in the vestibule and locks, as indicated by current building codes [6, 7, 8]. The requirement for fire doors elevator shafts be at least EI 30 agreed to table 24, where the fire allowed EI 30. Set «Display of non-combustible materials with fire resistance of at least EI 45» has not proven itself in practice, construction and does not apply. In addition, the requirement of this paragraph is repeated in part

Article 88, paragraph 17: «In buildings, structures and buildings height of 28 meters or more elevator shafts, do not have at the exit of these tambour gateways pressurized air must be equipped with overpressure air in the elevator shaft in a fire.» It was necessary to indicate after «tambour gateway»: «or the elevator hall with air overpressure in case of fire», as stipulated in the other requirements of this TP. Furthermore, in Article 140, paragraph 2, the same requirement is repeated in a different wording.

Article 88, paragraph 18: «In buildings, structures and buildings, equipped with automatic fire alarm or extinguishing the elevators must have a lock, and regardless of load and direction of movement of the car will automatically return to a fire on the main landing field while ensuring the opening and retention of cabin doors and mine in the open position. » This mode is the «fire hazard» contained technical errors — there is no «lock» just can not be. Unfortunately, the requirement for the implementation of this regime is set out in the other editions in Article 140, paragraph 1 and technical regulation on safety of elevators [3].

Article 90, paragraph 15: «In every fire compartment of buildings and structures of class F1.1 height of 10 m, buildings and structures of class F1. 3 height of over 50 meters, buildings and structures of various classes of functional fire hazard height of over 28 meters, underground car parks, with more than two floors, elevators must be provided for the transport of fire departments. » By SNIP [7], a class F1.1 -Buildings for child care, including pre-school, specialized nursing homes, hospitals, dormitories and boarding schools, children’s institutions; F1.3 — apartment buildings. The law, which is the Technical Regulation on the requirements for fire safety, must endeavor to ensure the same level of safety for people, wherever they are in the residential, public and industrial buildings. It is impossible to explain why the apartment building elevator for firefighters installed at a height of 50 m. And in other types of buildings (public or commercial) — more than 28 m. Hardware requirements elevators for firefighters buildings described in IEC 53296 [9] . Requirements to the elevator will be set forth in IEC 52382 [10], which is currently being revised to harmonize with the requirements of TR [3].

Among the most important functions of vertical transport:

— permit movement of persons with disabilities, including persons with disabilities with disorders of the musculoskeletal system;

— ensuring evacuation (salvation) of the people with reduced mobility (the disabled, the elderly and other people with limited mobility) to a safe area to avoid harm to their life and health due to exposure to fire hazards.

The solution to this very important task involved all over the world, including the International Organization for Standardization — ISO and European — CEN. In the UK for many years operating position of the British Standard 5588, allows the use of elevators as a means of evacuation of people with disabilities. We know the negative attitude of the fire service to use elevators during a fire. TR [2] (Article 89, paragraph 14) states: «Evacuation routes must not include elevators, escalators». However, the existing SNIP 35-01 [5], the British Standard 5588, include requirements that allow the use of lifts for evacuation (salvation) of people with limited mobility:

3.45 «If the project is impossible to ensure the evacuation of people with reduced mobility for the required time, for their salvation in the escape routes should be provided fireproof zone from which they can be evacuated for a longer time or be in it until the arrival of rescue sub-divisions.»

3.50 «lt; … gt; In the elevator shaft, with exits in fireproof zone should be established air backup lt; .gt; »

3.38 «The number of elevators installed in accordance with Annex B. The lifts should be used, equipped with control systems and fire protection systems complying with the airbag 250.» (NPB 250-97 «Elevators for transporting fire units in buildings. General technical requirements.» — Author’s note).

That is, people with limited mobility, including persons with disabilities in violation of the musculoskeletal system must be saved with the help of passenger elevators with the mode of transportation of fire units. This requirement is for the first time in Russian practice, allow for the possibility of using the elevators to save people, and it can be considered a great achievement. Particularly acute is the problem of the salvation of people with disabilities in apartment buildings, where the percentage of people with limited mobility, including persons with disabilities is higher than in buildings for other purposes, except for special homes for the disabled and elderly.

According to the SNIP 31-01 [8], in any residential building, which is equipped with passenger elevators, one of the elevators must be able to transport the patient to a stretcher. Such lift its parameters can meet the requirements of the elevator for transporting fire units, which will allow to save the limited mobility of residents apartment buildings. However, this problem in addition to the social aspects, and still has economic, that does not solve it quickly.

The above disadvantages, as well as a significant number of other, unrelated to the elevator problem forced the developers of the Technical Regulations on fire safety requirements [2] begin to prepare the draft federal law «On Amendments to the Federal Law № 127» Technical Regulations on Fire Safety Requirements «.» All of the above deficiencies TR [2] were sent to the company of «MOS OTIS» developers of the document and included in the draft law on changes. This project can be found on the official website of the All-Russian Research Institute for Fire Protection. Completion of work on the bill is scheduled for October 2010, then this bill gets to the Government, and then — to the State Duma, which must pass three readings! Consequently, before the change will take considerable time, and therefore it is necessary to pay attention to the information contained in this article.

In addition, it was proposed to amend the draft law on changes. Article 89 TP [2] suggested adding part 16 as follows:

«To evacuate all floors of buildings with limited mobility, as well as bed-ridden people who can not navigate stairs in buildings hospitals medical and social institutions (hospitals, maternity homes, hospices, etc.) are allowed on the floor provide safe device areas in which they may be until the arrival of rescue units. Fire zone should be located near emergency stairs. The fire zone should go elevator doors, allowing to transport these populations. Lifts must be equipped with automation systems and smoke protection in accordance with the requirements of the elevators for transporting fire units. » Requirements by fireproof zones should be brought in regulations to TR [2].

This proposal concentrated above requirements SNIP 35-01 [5] and a similar requirement SNIP 31-06 [6]:

6.26. «The buildings of hospitals medical and social institutions (hospitals, maternity homes, hospices, etc.) to bedridden people who can not navigate stairs should provide fire-safe zone from which they can be evacuated for a longer time or stay in it until the arrival of rescue units. Dimensions fireproof area determined Estimated number of bedridden patients in the horizontal transportation means (gurneys, beds).

Fireproof zone must be nezadymlyaemoy case of fire, it must be created excess pressure of 20 to 40 Pa

The fireproof zone should go door passenger elevators (passenger elevators) for buildings of medical institutions — hospital elevator that meet the requirements of NPB 250 «.

Elevators for firefighters. — M., 2005.

The role of the Russian public organization to protect the small and medium enterprises

Speech at the conference elevator workers organizations’ development of self-regulation in the elevator industry today «April 21, 2010

«Business Russia» — an organization that is not a business resource in our economy. We are now actively developing industrial activities.

Modernization course, to take the leadership of Russia is impossible without the simple and clear understanding of the tasks that must be solved. The country needs investment, technologies and businesses that will be able to master these technologies. Any problem related to the attraction of investments for improvement of the business climate.

If we are at the level of raw materials model of the economy, domestic or western investor will invest in the development of oil, place of birth, will buy the metal, etc. But to receive such an investor, who would be directly involved in processes such as those associated with the engineering industry is not very easy. To do this, including the need to fundamentally change the format of interaction between business and government. And the leadership of the country understands. Choosing a course of modernization, it actually is talking about changing the relationship. Continue the development of raw material models can be «fear», but to get to work initiative and creativity to develop new technologies to modernize our production — this «fear» does not happen. We must fundamentally change the business climate and improve the situation for investors, etc. Here, the right signal is already there.

During the meeting with the President of our country, «Business Russia» is very tough, right, and specifically raised the question concerning, for example, the humanization of our legislation as regards the criminal liability of the business object. These issues are set clearly and directly: if entrepreneurs are planted, there is nothing we did not succeed. At a time when the businessman has violated certificate can be sent as the President said, «in the dungeon», and then run an article on money illegally obtained funds for the development of what are we talking about? The reaction was already the next day after a meeting of representatives of «Business Russia» President -It stated that these issues must be fundamentally solve that these problems need to stop being afraid to declare, otherwise we will lose, if not the country, then at least if that part of the economy which are not linked to the commodity sector. «Business Russia» is just engaged in finding solutions to this problem.

With regard to sectoral approaches «Business Russia»: Now we understand with the situation that has developed in different industries. As a result of conclusion: without the development of self-regulation in the industry, we continue to not move anywhere. Moreover, self-regulation today is still at the stage when it is necessary to deal with claims, with the rules of market entry, etc. And the approach has other problems more serious.

Where is the support of the Russian elevator business? To say that everything is made entirely domestic entrepreneurs — this is wrong, because we still have in the global economy. Hence, it is necessary to lift the industry to determine the boundary where the Russian company, which we must support, and where and under what conditions we let foreigners who will invest here and bring us new technologies.

All these questions, among others, are designed to address self-regulatory organizations. In fact, we are talking about what you need to determine the development strategy of the elevator industry. The same problems are common to all industries. This process requires entering the already serious levels of expert work. And here without the «Business Russia», I’m sorry, you have nothing.

The fact that we provide a platform where you can integrate different approaches, which are facing different positions, where you have to develop a common attitude, the general vector of development of the industry. The experience of such work at the «Business Russia» have on other sectors. He, in particular related to our agreement with the «United Russia» that in the format of «sectoral agreements» we are working on the key issues of the industry, so that they could be further addressed at the legislative level. In those sectors in which such issues have been clearly identified, we managed to solve them.

Now work with the «United Russia» continues in this format, and I believe that the elevator industry is required to connect to it. Needed focus on the solution of serious problems, do not be afraid to put these problems, do not hide the conflicts and different approaches, because the position of the ostrich does not work here. We must learn to develop a consolidated position to determine the vector of strategic development for the industry to continue to address these challenges and move forward.

Energy efficiency in elevators — proposal for classification in terms of energy consumption

The control cycle under standard ISO / DIS25745-1

Committee ISO / TC176 / WG10 for several years worked on standards for energy efficiency, and published the standard ISO / DIS25745-1, to get him on the comments and suggestions. This standard defines the measurement of the energy consumed by the elevator when running at the test cycle and in standby mode.

In the control cycle, according to the standard ISO / DIS25745-1, get the value for the current power consumption when running empty elevator cabin from the ground floor to the top floor and then back to the ground floor, including the opening of the door (or vice versa). The total energy consumption of the existing lift, consists of four components:

1) the energy needed to rise from the lower to the upper floor;

2) the energy consumed by an elevator, as he stands on the top floor, including the energy consumed to operate the doors;

3) energy required to descend from the upper to the lower floor;

4) the energy consumed by the elevator, when he is on the ground floor, including the energy consumed to operate the doors.

The energy consumed by an elevator during the current control cycle, expressed in MW-hr.

The control cycle of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) relates the nominal load and the distance traveled by the elevator from one floor to the other end of the final floor, with the energy actually consumed by the elevator motion (i.e. dynamic situation). The advantage of the run between the end floors is its simplicity (ie no need for control of Georgia).

When measuring power during operation of the elevator control cycle in ISO empty stall also used for simplicity. Modeling performed for several different systems showed that during any day period of 24 hours average load cabin is 8% of the nominal load. Thus, the measurement procedure ISO is very close to the real conditions. If you normalize the consumption of energy by moving the elevator, it can be used to compare different offers on the new system in case of participation in a tender or a decision on the need to modernize.

Conspiracy and winches

As previously wrote the national media, the acting General Director of «Lift-TatMEL» Wahid Atamazov cause of all problems in the plot sees two Russian competitors: Scherbinsk lift Karacharovsky and Mechanical Plant, which merged with the officials of Tatarstan. Stiff opposition Chelny Yelabuga manufacturer with the operating organization of «man-nylift» grew even personal animosity, which became the subject of litigation.

The issue of mandatory carriage built in Tatarstan social objects passenger lifts local producers repeatedly issued on the agenda of the republican cabinet. In December 2009, the Minister of Construction, Architecture and Housing Marat Hus-nullin said that in 2010 all the elevators for the country to be purchased in Yelabuga.

— I like the minister is very interested to lifts produced in the country. This value added service. But when such orders fell, not quite turned Elabuga company is ready to produce this volume elevators. Therefore, some elevators had to be purchased outside the country, there were questions on quality. Today I can say that the quality, especially, electric winch system and stop all the questions lifted. They (TatMEL-Lift — approx. Ed.) This year, I think it worked out fine payment mechanism. And I think that next year we will buy all the elevators in Yelabuga, well, and in Naberezhnye Chelny, by the way, the elevator factory was opened — said Husnul-ling.

Jobs Yelabuga elevator was stopped after inspection by the Rostekhnadzor. The supervisor has issued an order to close the lifts on the advice of industrial safety examination conducted Ltd. ECC «Diagnostics». The document is dated January 12, 2010. Verdict: elevators threaten people’s lives. Official site of the Kazan City Hall — kzn.ru — quotes from the conclusion of the expert organization of Rostekhnadzor, which banned the operation of the ill-fated 16 lifts:

«The design of the lift and winch made at a low technical level. The list of recommendations to address this problem, introduced the item for replacement of the winch on a more robust design. The experts also calculated the risks, possible in the further exploitation of these elevators. Here are some of them: Reset drive pulley rope, brake failure, uneven brake pad wear, etc. «

Seven of Kazan in the broken elevator flew five storeys

«Komsomolskaya Pravda» wrote about the incident that happened on March 8 in one of the houses on the street White Sea, where housing is built on the social mortgage program. Seven people down in the freight elevator (passenger was broken), flew in the cockpit several floors. Miraculously, no one was hurt.

— We have serviced a total of 200 elevators throughout the city. A problem only in the 16 lifts. Those that are collected on the Yelabuga plant — said the «Komsomolskaya Pravda» chief operating Ltd. «Liftstroyservis» Roman Shaitanov. — We found a defect: withhold brakes — elevators began to «slip» floors. This design feature winches. We conducted an independent examination, where there is a conclusion to bring them out of service. Winches do not meet safety requirements. Now, the manufacturer is obliged to replace them.

TatMEL-Lift suspended work

On May 22, it became known that Elabuzhsky elevator manufacturer JSC «TatMEL-Lift» stopped working.

The company changed its management. This was at a meeting in the Cabinet of the Republic of Tatarstan, Minister of Construction, Architecture and Housing Marat Khusnullin.

— Due to recent changes the company offers to buy elevators directly to the Moscow company MEL. Therefore, we suggest to buy at the Kama lifts lift building plant in Naberezhnye Chelny — the minister said.

In total, the program overhaul in Tatarstan is supposed to replace 852 of the elevator. We are working on the replacement of 222 elevators, including 108 — 114 in Kazan and Naberezhnye Chelny.

Ilsur Metshin: «No complaints on the quality of the overhaul should not be»

As commented Ilsur Metshin during last June 5 meeting on the commissioning of housing capital repairs of apartment houses under the chairmanship of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov, agreed that Kazan will continue to work with Scherbinsk lift plant, the official website of the City Hall of Kazan . For the country as a whole lifts supplier on the program overhaul defined Kamsky Elevator Plant.

— We need to replace a very large number of lifts. Kamsky elevator we do not know, let them show themselves on sites that require the replacement of a small elevator that was not as with JSC «TatMEL-Lift» — said Ilsur Metshin.

— No complaints on the quality of the overhaul should not be, — emphasized Ilsur Met-tires. — While today resolved issues with funding, in how thoroughly this year we chose the contractors, any comments should not be. And it needs to own working day begins at the facilities overhaul and preferably in the same finish. I am glad that the Contractors set to work seriously. We have agreed to complete the bulk of the work on major overhaul in September — concluded the mayor.

For reference:

A new series of passenger elevators business class Scherbinsk lift plant perfectly adapted to Russian standards and regulations, combines the most successful engineering and design solutions Sherbinskaya specialists and high-quality components of European manufacturers.

On the market of standard passenger lifts Scherbinsky Elevator Plant undoubted leader. However, until recently, to satisfy the increasing demand for lifting equipment of a higher class, the company was not able to. Now, the opportunity was. SCHLZ offered his own version of business class elevators. And very timely: Lift the foreign companies, having well-known brands, actively introduced to the Russian market, accounting for a serious competition to domestic producers.

In 2008, the Company presented its new product — the elevators business-class brand «Wellmaks». This range of passenger lifts with capacity from 400 to 1000 kg and a speed of up to 1.6 m / s with all the certificates of conformity and permit applications.

stage in the life SCHLZ

The target market of new modern production: the apartment buildings in residential neighborhoods, administrative and office buildings, entertainment and shopping centers, airports, exhibition centers, hotels, banks, train stations.

— The first lifts «Wellmaks» are already functioning in Moscow, the Moscow region, Barnaul, St. Petersburg, Kiev, Novosibirsk and will soon be installed and put into operation in Makhachkala, Cheboksary, Novokuznetsk and other regions of Russia. Geography of sales each year will only grow — says commercial director of «SCHLZ» A. Tsygankov.

If we talk about finishing elevators «Wellmaks», in the market, mainly represented by elegant and reliable lifts class «luxury». Required elements — a module of stainless steel, stroke, buttons firm Schaefer, mirror. Some comfort for the consumer makes the presence of handrails, which is especially convenient for passengers with limited mobility. If the customer needs a budget cabin lifts — powder-coated, the plant is ready to offer several options of colors for every taste.

Chief Designer SV Scherbinsky Elevator Plant Pavlov is convinced that lifts the brand «Wellmaks» have a number of competitive advantages that contribute to the successful promotion of «Wellmaks» on the market of lifting equipment business class:

— First, the model «wellmaks» is equipped with frequency-controlled main drive, as well as frequency-controlled drive, but the car door, which is supplied by «WITTUR», — says Sergey. — It’s a good drive, having a minimum of power consumption of the motor and movable slips. Since the drive door is variable frequency, it is possible to adjust them according to the needs and desires of the customer. For example, it is possible to regulate the speed of the opening-closing door. In order to reduce the cycle can be increased or, conversely, to reduce the intervals between their opening and closing. VFD allows all this. In addition, when the door is no noise inevitably arising when using other lift constructions.

Second elevators «Wellmaks» equipped with modern gearless winches on the basis of the synchronous motor company «European winders.» These winches provide a high level of comfort of the movement of passengers: smoothness, absence of vibration and noise.

Another plus — the use of gearless winches that do not have oil and the friction elements to minimize maintenance and extend the life of the main drive.

In the elevator business class set of unilateral telescopic shaft door closing and locking the door of the central shaft. They meet all the safety requirements, including fire safety certificate have.

Emphasizing that in elevators «Wellmaks» speeds up to 1.6 m / s can be used polyurethane foam buffer — the so-called stored-energy buffer with a non-linear characteristic. Interestingly, in Russia similar to the buffer still has not put on today, all manufacturers of hydraulic prefer.

The counterweight is mounted on the guide HQ-light type. Doors mines have a well-established firm beam «Selcom».

All elevators «Wellmaks» mandatory feature photo barriers, catcher bi gruzovzveshivayuschimi and electronic devices on load cells, which are installed under the car. The load created by cabin with passengers perceived elements of the sensor, and then the information is transmitted to the electronic control unit logic. It summarizes and processes the data of the four-tensor sensors.

Many elevators «Wellmaks» equipped with voice informants. Functions can be varied — from the ad stops to sound any information, for example, safety, or even advertising.

Lifting equipment business class, in addition to innovative solutions for drives, landing doors, winches, undoubtedly require intelligent and reliable control system. The elevators «Wellmaks» set station, which lets a processor of imported products — the company «MIK-EL» — Cheboksary «electroimpulses.» New distributed control system based on modern microprocessor-based electronics and and has the option to enable Lifting equipment working smoothly during operation.

— The new station — says chief designer — is equipped with a reliable modern equipment. It provides minimal failures of contactors, controllers of various electronic elements. Enumerate the undoubted advantages of this distributed control system:

♦ ease of installation, thanks to the use of harnesses with connectors and a small number of wires;

♦ flexible configuration depending on the customer’s requirements, due to the possibility of operational reprogramming using the handheld programmer;

♦ effective troubleshooting with the help of a large number of indicators signaling errors and modes of operation;

♦ universal controller CRU, CAB, FAD for different types of lifts — with the regulator, electrical, hydraulic, two speed;

♦ System Interface CAN-BUS — the most advanced to date and its immunity simply has no analogues.

In addition, the station has additional options with respect to existing control systems. In particular, the so-called de-energized option dotyazhki elevator. Even in the event of a power outage in the entire building, the passenger is not in danger of becoming a prisoner of lift: cabin is sure to be brought to the nearest stop. On request, we can set this option.

In order to create a comfortable climate in the car unconditionally forced ventilation: the passenger can easily turn it on himself.

A particular advantage of elevators «Wellmaks» that they are very convenient to mount — landing doors and elevator car is quickly assembled and disassembled inside the mine. Chief designer of «SCHLZ» S. Pavlov explains:

— The design of the coupe cabin was not originally provided for industrial installations, all of it is designed so that you can as soon as possible to assemble it inside the elevator shaft. This is very important because quite a lot of orders when the elevator must be installed in an already overlain by a mine, which creates additional

ADVANTAGES:

♦ elevator installation and after-sales service is adapted for mounting Russian companies;

♦ cost of spare parts is not higher than the budget of elevators;

♦ wide range of finishing materials and cabin doors, high quality finishing;

♦ Easy and quick to assemble the cabin and landing doors;

♦ safe and comfortable passenger cabin movement;

♦ Competitive price;

♦ the best offer in terms of price / quality;

♦ prompt delivery of elevator equipment.

difficulties for assemblers. Based on these considerations during the development of this model, emphasis was placed on ease of installation. Shields in the cubes are going to snap, thereby minimized the number of screws and bolts.

The ceiling of the elevator «Wellmaks» most relieved of equipment that allows Electrician, if necessary, more comfortably and safely move through the elevator shaft.

If earlier for «Wellmaks» cabin and landing doors entirely bought the firm «WITTUR», but now, thanks to Shcherbinsky engineers, plant purchases from foreign suppliers only some components.

— Despite the crisis, our company is constantly evolving. We continue to think, to work, to buy advanced equipment and introduce new technologies, — says Director of Quality Scherbinsky Elevator Plant JV PA

TA Dean. — Now the company intends to maintain and strengthen its position in the segment of business-class elevators, offering the market a safe, secure and the best in terms of price and quality of the product. It is particularly important that the new model adapted to the Russian market of lifting equipment. The high level of quality and reliability of elevators «Wellmaks» ensures coherence and effectiveness of quality management system of «SCHLZ.»

— Over two years ago we launched the elevator equipment brand «Wellmaks». It is highly competitive and worthy of the brand in the business class segment. High-quality, comfortable and safe product for the consumer We believe — says commercial director Scherbinsky Elevator Plant AV Tsygankov — that own Russian brand «Wellmaks» more independent and more profitable than the imported brands Best confirmation of this — feedback from customers and consumers, new elevators like in terms of reliability, both in terms of comfort and design.

According to market research, elevators segment business class in the country is expanding and requires a more loyal offer to Russian companies. We are deeply studied the needs of the domestic market and have designed the most suitable for internal use product.

Production volumes of «Wellmaks» allow to satisfy the market demand in the segment of business-class elevators, worthy of competing with European suppliers: KONE, OTIS, LG, Thyssen — in quality and comfort.

Market needs Russian elevator for many reasons, and the most powerful of them — is adapted construction jobs (AP) under our domestic elevators. Do foreign companies are not always acceptable for us the AP. When creating a «Wellmaks» we have taken into account, and the construction of the elevator shaft corresponds to the AP under the Russian equipment.

The next stage of development — release escalators

«Wellmaks», the assembly of which we plan to launch later this year. At the brand «Wellmaks» — excellent prospects, — says Alexander.

Optimized traction control and the use of mechanisms of AC permanent magnet

MCE company produces a series of control systems and hydraulic lifts traction elevator is not proprietary. Among them, a new elevator control system with traction Motion 4000 for installations in low-rise buildings and mid-rise buildings, as well as well-known brand iControl system for high-rise buildings with high-speed elevators. Imperial Electric Company manufactures motors AC and DC for special systems.

IControl system of MCE

IControl control devices available for the elevators installed in high-rise buildings and buildings of medium height, with a design speed of 1,800 feet per minute (number of floors / doorways 150/300; the ability to manage a group of 15 cabins). The system is based on the iBox processor and can be combined with other intelligent systems with an external input focus, provides the ability to operate in the Ethernet. Its graphical user interface iView can go on a normal PC.

Thanks to iView interface lifts installers and servicemen have access to every aspect of the elevator control system. Use the controls on the screen can be adjusted virtually any condition that affects the control and movement of the elevator, allowing Adjuster lifts debug the motion of the elevator with a high level of accuracy. IView interface also provides detailed protective interface deep diagnostics, automated processes of learning, automated assignment criteria and carrying out acceptance tests of the elevator. It can be accessed from any location where there is an Internet connection. With this function, for example, a mechanic in the engine room can interactively provide access to the appropriate engineer MCE companies to jointly carry out an accurate adjustment of the equipment, get rid of the programs, to set parameters for remote monitoring, etc.

A high-speed connection to the Internet allows the system to maintain iMonitor remote monitoring of elevators and the current group of lifts running of iControl, in a large facility or multiple facilities. Among the features iMonitor: Display Support in the main lobby, a three-dimensional overview of the territory of the enterprise or organization, the remote control of the elevator and remote management of security and safety issues. IReport server application provides the collection, viewing, printing and storage of information on prior periods. New data can be analyzed to generate the metadata, for example, reports on the operation of the system. The old data is easy to store, view and analyze as if it were new data. Appendix iReport provides registration information for the maintenance and automatically notifies appropriate personnel of certain specified events, which receives information.

BMS-Link program for the graphical user interface is used with the equipment interface, iControl system allows you to connect to the building management system (BMS), which manages buildings and lighting systems that determine the environmental conditions in the building. It provides for the BMS control energy consumption of the elevator group, helping to fulfill the requirements of standards for environmentally friendly buildings. Many of these features are incorporated in the latest controller for traction elevators Motion 4000, which is used for low and medium-sized buildings up to 32 storeys / apertures 64 and lift speed of 400 feet per minute

Mechanisms ASRM Imperial Electric Company

Imperial Electric Company delivers a compact gearless mechanism ASRM with optimized torque, which works effectively even at low speeds. It consumes much less energy than conventional asynchronous motors in gear mechanisms. It permanent magnets on the rotor surface create a magnetic field rather than a pulsating current. Stator flux effectively controls the speed and torque of the engine. The angle between the stator flux and the rotor is supported by close to 90 ° to generate maximum torque. Together, these factors provide a high efficiency over a wide engine speed range of rotation, eliminating the need for a gearbox. Since the device ASRM are synchronous motors without slipping, they provide an extremely high accuracy rate.

By replacing the traditional gear mechanism AC Imperial Electric Company received the following advantages: ♦ energy consumption decreased by 24%

(10.33 kW per day instead of 13,50 kw a day);

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♦ exotherm was reduced by 17% (34,2 ° C instead of 41 ° C);

♦ noise decreased by 22% (57.45 dB, instead of 72.00 dB).

In conjunction with regenerative drives in the elevator control system with traction type iControl and Motion 4000 Imperial Electric car company may return excess energy to the grid of the building. These machines offer advantages in terms of service, such as the use of standard frame sizes of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association; independent brake design in accordance with the current requirements of the emergency brake traction elevators; availability of replacement mechanisms, components of the mechanism for the determination of shaft deflection pulleys; certified data provided by a special workshop on the engines.

Evolution of the elevator door protection systems

Since the start of control of the car and hoistway doors of the elevator passenger carried by hand, ensuring that passengers will be inside the cockpit during its movement. Drudgery open and close the car door and the elevator shaft carried lifters who hired the owners of the buildings. Over time, it increased the number of operating elevators, building owners, not been necessary to reduce the costs associated with the operation of elevators. This led to the development of the company Otis Elevator lift running without lifter. «All development came together in 1949, when the company Otis Elevator Co. released lt; … gt; fully automatic elevator for an office building in Texas — says industry veteran George Strakoš. — The whole system provides the necessary scheduling decision-making on the start of the elevator according to the schedule for the first time used the elevator door protection system, responsive to the approach of an object, as well as various devices btirazrabotany load sensing and protection for the replacement of other functions performed by the lifter «1.

Lifters perform several functions: to ensure timely service elevator call from the hall, making sure not to pinch the passenger door to the elevator was not overloaded. Since the «fully automatic lifts» widespread, developed standards and guidelines to ensure the safety of their work.

Nowadays, elevator operators have become a rarity, as most elevators running automatically. Protection Systems elevator doors have undergone several stages of development, starting with the opening hand car door and the elevator shaft to the mechanical edge with capacitive sensors, and then single-beam photoelectric sensors, multibeam photoelectric sensors and two-dimensional protective systems, and finally ending with the latest three-dimensional systems with sensors, force based on the time span. Our principals — the general public — not to notice these changes in the course of improving the elevators. Finally, pressing the call button and enter the cabin, you need only specify the desired floor and on arrival at him to get out of the elevator, right?

The normal answer is «yes.» For all that, not all situations can be considered «normal». Recently I had to watch a perfect example, when I was visiting one of his relatives at a local hospital. I walked into the lobby to the elevators, when the elevator had just finished a call service, the doors were closed. I had to severely scold the person (lawyer, no less), who put his hand between the closing doors when between them was no more than three inches. Pulling his hand out of the dangerous situation, I asked: «What were you thinking?» He said: I think that will open the door again, feeling his hand. When the elevator came back I showed him that his arm is not less than two inches did not reach the protective field of the light curtain, it will not be found until it would be clamped doors. He could get a serious hand injury, and perhaps would have happened to him, and something worse.

As we walked up to the eighth floor, I wondered what could cause a person to subject themselves to potential danger. After a while realized that I have some idea about the real effect of the protective system of the elevator door, and view a wide range of individuals based on the behavior of others. Most people have seen someone holding out his hand between the doors of the elevator shaft, which, as if by magic, were opened again. Hence the conclusion that if you put your hand between the doors of the elevator shaft, the focus on the opening of the door will always be repeated.

30 full protection deliverer acting on the basis of the time of flight

I came across some notes about a letter written by Raymond E. Troiano NAESA International Association in 2002. Troiano muses about why repeated accidents, although the elevator door protection technology is improving all the time. Considering the mechanical edge Troiano notes that the edges have different sizes and configurations, and accidents occur when people try to «activate» the edge.

«Problems with mechanical edges arose from the fact that passengers do not know how to work the edge and a lift, — the Trojan. — What do you think, how many people really know about this device? They may never went to the elevator, and they are required to figure out how to bring back the elevator door. Here are sticking out of the door, this «thing». What to do with it? Knock on it! Click on it! Look at her, do not ignore it! Kick it! I admire it! This is a set of solutions that can be taken when the doors start to close while you are with your child in the doorway. Well, if you guessed that you need to do is operate the mechanical switches and levers, the door will go back. «2 Over time, the technology has changed, but the assumption that passengers understand the principles of operation of the elevator door protection systems, remains in doubt. Develop standards and regulations, they too are constantly being improved to make the lifts and their constituent components and systems as possible, safe and reliable as possible for passengers. However, accidents still happen, though not so often.

In North America, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) have harmonized standards in 2007 as «security standard elevators and escalators» ASMEA17.1 / CSA B443. For the European Union standards and regulations for elevators defines a series of standard EN 81. One example -standard EN 81-1 «Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts — Electric lifts.» 4

Requirements for protective systems for elevator doors, currently defined standard ASME A17.1-2007 / CSA B44-07, Section 2.13.5, «The device is re-opening the car door, and the elevator shaft-driven»:

«The doors of the cab with a mechanical drive must be equipped with a device re-opening the door, the function of which is to stop and re-open the car door and the corresponding shaft door effectively enough to allow passage of the passenger, if when closing the car door or hoistway their path meets an obstacle. If the kinetic energy of the closing doors reduced to 3.5 J (2.5 ft-lb-force) or less, it allowed the unit to re-open the doors remained inoperative.

The device re-opening doors must operate effectively for complete vertical opening of the door (see para. 2.134.2) «5. This provision of the standard requires that the device is re-opening the door effectively «ensure complete vertical opening of the door,» but the standard does not currently require the detection of persons and objects approaching the door. In this case, potential passengers should get into the plane of the light curtain detection, the system sends a signal to re-open the door limit switch is activated or mechanical edge or similar device.

I would like to know how many people, not related to the lift building industry, understand that it is necessary for the proper functioning of the protective system of the elevator doors. Ideally, the system should not rely on the output signal from the passengers (for example, when the passenger waved his hand between the doors) to the doors opened again. On the contrary, more correctly, if the protective door system reliably detects a passenger or an object in the doorway, in close proximity to the entrance approaching it, particularly in the last stage of the closing doors.

System Landquart company CEDES AG (headquartered in Switzerland) has developed in order to more properly address the problem adequately detect passengers and objects approaching the elevator. To IMS sensor 100, acting on the basis of the time of flight can be used in conjunction with new or existing light curtain, providing two-dimensional and three-dimensional protection of the elevator entrance. Two-dimensional detection field remains in effect until all doors are closed, and the three-dimensional detection field ceases to act before the closure.

IMS 100 sensor is mounted on the cross above the entrance to the elevator and forms a field size of 900 * 200 mm at an angle of 30 ° in front of the cabin. This sensor can distinguish between moving and stationary objects, ignoring stationary (e.g., plants). In addition, the IMS 100 sensor is automatically switched off when it detects that the door is closed, without any additional sensors.

In March 2009, IMS 100 sensors installed in three public hospitals in the elevators Chur, Switzerland. These elevators are used for transporting hospital equipment and passengers. Sensors were installed to better detection of those at the elevator car (especially the disabled), to reduce the damage happens when a hospital gurney and heavy trucks with food stuck at the entrance to the elevator.

Protective elevator door system evolved, a new sensor technology that provides the best solution to detect people or objects approaching the elevator car at the time of closing its doors. Reliable detection of people and objects makes the owners to reduce the likelihood of damage to lift their equipment and minimize the liability arising from accidents.

Misconceptions about the safety of the elevator doors

With the development of the security of the elevator doors is growing rapidly, but not so on the understanding of this issue by the general public. Of course, there is no need to understand the technology of a plasma TV screen to watch football or your favorite comedy. But the lack of understanding of basic principles for the protection of the elevator doors can lead to accidents, even when the protection system is fully operational.

To prevent the closing of the door is easier just by clicking the «doors are open» («doors open») inside the cabin or the call button in the elevator lobby. But many passengers simply insert your hand or foot between the closing elevator doors, on-deyas that they will re-open. The problem is that most of these users do not realize that this method works only when the object or part of the body breaks the infrared rays passing through the gap between the outer and inner doors of the elevator. Depending on the type of doors, it may require additional non-many inches, which should enter into the human hand or foot.

In other words, if the arm, leg or finger not pass far enough doors certainly zazhmut the body part. From injury, property damage, including the elevator doors. A pair of children’s fingers or hand may simply not have sufficient strength to many pressure sensors have found them and promptly react to the obstacle. Three-dimensional technology chamber sensors such as IMS 100 of CEDES, considerably reduces the risk due to protect the area in front of the elevator. Any part of the body or object entering this zone, are immediately detected, and the door closed longer. Simply put, this technology provides a level of safety which, according to many passengers elevator already exists.

Council changes the criteria CTBUH height

The Council on Tall Buildings and housing (CTBUH) recently announced its change in height of the criteria in connection with the recent construction of several high-rise buildings. New criterion reads as follows: «The height is measured from the lowest level, significantly, the pedestrian entrance to the building from the street …». The Committee on the buildings CTBUH Board determined that the height can not be measured from the curb at the main entrance to the building.

The height of the tower Burj Dubai, which in January was named the tallest building in the world will now be measured from the bottom of its main entrances. The height of the newly constructed tower in Chicago Trump International Hotel & Towers will now be measured from the lower entrance to the river, accessible to everyone. Additional 27 feet, adding to the height of the tower Trump Tower in connection with the modification of the criteria will allow it to bypass the sixth in the world, Shanghai Tower Jin Mao Tower.

In connection with the change of the criterion Committee on the buildings I have decided to cancel the previous category of ‘height up to the roof. » Anthony Wood, Managing Director of the Board CTBUH, said:

«Category height to the roof no longer makes sense. In times of modernist tower with a flat roof can usually be clearly define the roof of the building, but in today’s world of high-rise buildings, which are increasingly intricate forms, spiers, parapets and other architectural elements on top of buildings, it is very difficult to define the concept of «roof», and the a measure to it. «

KONE: the growing number of installations without machine room

Since the announcement that KONE has since 2007 no longer manufactures hydraulic lifts

(see. the magazine «Elevator World» January 2008), she noted that 90% of the elevators installed in low-rise buildings using the technology without machine room. According to the statement made by KONE, it continues to sell and install hydraulic lifts, issued by other companies, only at the request of its customers.

When the company announced the termination of production of hydraulic elevators, it is partly due to the adverse environmental impact of elevators. Vance Tan, Managing Director and Regional Director for the Americas of the company KONE, recently reiterated its concern in this regard: «Elevators and escalators can play a significant role in the environmental impact and the environmental friendliness of buildings. We continue to encourage the abandonment of hydraulic lifts in the construction and modernization due to the possibility of soil pollution and the inefficient use of electricity. «

KONE has led more and more data on the use of technology without machine room, in particular, models EcoSpace, instead of the hydraulic lifts in the projects in which the company participates. According to the company KONE, these systems do not use hydraulic oil, and they «may be 70% more efficient in terms of energy use.»

Building a company overview FMI

According to the report of FMI for the third quarter of 2009, the US is expected overall decline in construction in 2009 and 2010, respectively, 14% and 5%. It is expected that the volume of construction of residential buildings decreased by 25% in 2009 but restored in 2010. The volume of construction of a non-residential, and presumably will decrease by 13% in 2009, with a further decline of 16% in 2010. Although the volume of realized building a non-residential, as of July 2009 remained unchanged, the expected slump in the second half of 2009.

The economy as a whole there are signs of growth, but in the field of building construction not related to housing, the decline is expected for another two years. In August 2009, construction lost another 65 000 jobs. This is the 25th month of continuous decrease in the number of jobs. FMI Company anticipates the largest decline in the segment of office and commercial buildings.

Increase in the number of vacant office space has led to a decrease in rents and higher benefits and discounts offered by the owners of buildings

Schindler will supply equipment for the Berlin airport

117 elevators, escalators and moving walkways The Schindler will be installed in the Berlin-Bran denburgskom International Airport, which is located on the site of Schoenefeld airport to the southeast of the city. It will replace the Airport and two airports in the territory of Berlin’s Tegel and Tempelhof. It is assumed that the transport system of a six-storey terminal will serve

25 million passengers a year. Schindler Company expects that in the future will require the delivery of additional equipment, because the airport is going to expand it to serve up to 40-45 million passengers per year.

The airport will have two runways and two compartments, providing direct access to passengers from the aircraft to the airport building. Train station under the terminal will be served by express trains which will deliver passengers to the city center. Airport fit into the rail network in Germany. Its construction is expected to finish in 2011. The contract with Schindler provides supply 73 elevators and lifting platforms, 16 moving walkways (up to 75 m) and 28 escalators (with a height difference of up to 7 m).

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Flapper as a means of vertical transportation and trainer

One need only easy to balance on two floppy — the seat and foot, which are lean and easy step. The design allows both floppy recover potential energy descent, which helps later when lifting. This means that during lifting floppy will push up approximately 90% of the user’s body weight (by 70% and the rest 20% due to the foot, that is in the same proportion as for the normally seated person). If the user moves a bit more weight on the seat floppy, floppy pasture user lifts the leg. When the user moves the weight more on pasture floppy, floppy seat rises accordingly. Thus, the user can easily and gently changes the position of his body with alternately sitting and standing on the back, while moving vertically. The descent is carried out similarly, and in this case, the energy is fed back into the system Flapper and stored for later use. In both cases, the user can easily and intuitively control the speed of movement in accordance with their physical abilities and their desire. It requires no external power source.

Using Flapper great pleasure. Flapper — it is also a reaction to the serious factors negatively affecting both the mobility and human health and on the environment. 2008 was marked by the fact that the city became home to half the world’s population, and by 2050 it is expected that the urban population will double. And this will lead to an even greater density of urban population in the more high buildings. When habitat is converted from a predominantly horizontal in a predominantly vertical to such a large number of people, the vertical movement is becoming as important as today, walking, biking and skating. This trend needs to work the quadriceps [in comparison) find solutions to vertical transport, which not only brought to us from point A to point B, but would do it, taking into account the problems of obesity, aging, social inclusion and energy shortages, will face urban society future. Flapper planned as an assistant in solving these problems.

Comprehensive development of the system in cooperation with physiotherapists, biomechanics and even choreographers possible to ensure optimal performance of movement, which, as shown by the first test cycle, allow the system to use the majority of those who can not climb stairs. The ability to sit, flexible step size, distributed load on the muscles and help in the movement provides a significant difference. Moreover, in contrast to other solutions available on the market, provides Flapper aging population more secure integrated training that allows people to stay in shape longer remain independent of outside help and not feel «shameful attachment to the elevators.»

At the same time Flapper useful young and healthy people, allowing them to quickly move between floors. Flapper provides an alternative to waiting in line for the elevator, and good for your health, thus it can help users to recover 30% of the exercise, the lost inhabitants of European cities, whose way of life is becoming more sedentary («UK Forsight», 2004). Flapper will be one of the solutions of a huge problem of excessive weight. These are important advantages, combined with the fact that it is not necessary for the Flapper energy, and it occupies a very small area, will create a vertical system, which was previously impossible.

We continue to develop proprietary Flapper and exploring the possibility of making small Flapper key element houses. This will provide the ability to access, regardless of age, which will, thus, people stay longer in their familiar environment. We also are working on multiplayer Flapper, which could be used for offices. Flapper can not only provide a more healthy kind of vertical transportation without the need of redevelopment of the central trunk of an office building, but also create a «quick connection» between departments. Practice has shown that the concept is radically improves communication and creates a spirit of innovation in organizations.

We believe that this is only the first uses of such systems. Flapper has the potential, which really transform our future vertical world in a much more natural environment, allowing us to climb himself.

Six-meter test set Flapper successfully used more than 100 visitors during the Summer Exhibition at the Royal College of Art in 2008, and now it continues to use a group of experts in biodynamics for further testing and analysis. Due to the success Flapper author received the approval of the professors and membership in the Society of inventors named James Dyson for the continued development of the system. Although the existing test set is good only for individual users, we have received requests for the installation and evaluation of prototypes in a variety of real systems. This requires a multi-user version, which is now studied and planned to manufacture. We would like to establish a joint venture with a partner who would provide technological and production support, especially in the field of mechanical engineering, energy storage, and vertical transportation. Interested parties may contact the manager of commercialization Flapper Nadia Danhash at the Royal College of Art

CHINA: The financial company Otis elevators

Company Otis Elevator Co. I designed and installed an elevator to transport cars in the showroom, located on the 94th floor of the Shanghai World Financial Center (SWFC). Car lift capacity of 3 tons will deliver passenger vehicles and other heavy loads to a height of 90 floors for about 2 minutes. It is one of 30 elevators and 34 escalators that Otis will set in the tower.

Among the elevators, installed here Otis, — 16 superior double platform lifts. They serve two floors simultaneously in one shaft. The design allows servicing more passengers than in the configuration of the elevator with a platform in one shaft. Lift with a double platform is between cabins coupling device in the form of scissors, which allows you to adjust the height of the top of the cab. This adjustment is carried out during the movement of the elevator and is not visible to the passengers. Guide Otis believes that this feature provides greater flexibility in designing buildings with floors of different heights.

— , Otis is proud of the opportunity to make a contribution to the construction of the magnificent Shanghai World Financial Center — said Otis President Didier Michaud-Daniel.

EUROPE: Certification resistant to vandalism door company Wittur

Wittur Syndicate completed the certification of the landing doors and elevator car and the Pegasus Hydra series resistance to vandalism of the 1st category according to the requirements of the standard EN 81-71: 2005. The growing need for protection against vandalism in elevators unprotected public places has forced the European Committee for Standardization (CEN) to release the harmonized norm that defines the method of testing and classification of the elevators from the standpoint of resistance to vandalism. Resistant to vandalism door category 1 are made in a fortified version to withstand moderate vandalism, which, along with the types of tools used are listed in the annexes to the standard EN 81-71.

New certified resistant to vandalism company Wittur doors complement the range of certified landing doors and elevator car, manufactured by the company.

GERMANY: Shipbuilders have chosen Kone

Kone Company awarded a contract to design, supply and installation of lifts in two new passenger cruise ships. Ships Celebrity Cruises, referring to a series of «Solstice Class», being built at the shipyard of Meyer Werft GmbH. Kone will supply for these ships for a total of 46 custom-made elevator, which will satisfy the need for vertical transportation, and passengers and crew. Lifts are driven mechanism EcoDisc® company Kone, and their design is based on the platform or MiniSpaceTM, or MonoSpace® machine-room-company Kone.

New cruise ships have a length of 317 m and a width of 36 m. Each of them accommodates 2 850 passengers. It is assumed that vehicles are delivered, respectively, in 2011 and 2012. Ships Celebrity Cruises is owned by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. Kone company is working with Royal Caribbean and Meyer Werft since the early 1990s.

INDONESIA: The company is accredited by the TUV Rheinland certification in Indonesia

The company TUV Rheinland Indonesia received accreditation from the National Accreditation

KAN for permits in accordance with the Indonesian National Standard (SNI). Manufacturing companies wishing to export their products to Indonesia, may contact the company TUV Rheinland, which will provide a range of services for certification in the country. The services include the development of strategies to meet the requirements, the identification of standards and requirements, testing and evaluation, preparation and transmission of the required documentation to the company TUV Rheinland Indonesia for certification.

To get to the Indonesian market, the electrical equipment, self-propelled components and steel products shall be marked with SNI Marking. Companies granted the TUV Rheinland Indonesia to certify 23 types of products, and the company expects that number to increase.

— For the sale of products abroad it is very important to constantly monitor the mandatory requirements of the target market, — says the manager of an international license the North American branch of the company TUV Rheinland Peter Margeryan. — This accreditation is beneficial not only to the company TUV Rheinland Indonesia, but also opens up numerous opportunities for business units in North America and other countries in terms of helping local producers in respect of products intended for a specific market.

Liftoviki going to the «round table»

‘I opened the meeting of the «round table» Honorary Member of the Supervisory Board of the self-regulatory organization «Rusekspertlift» PA Polyudov. As one of the developers of the new technical regulations «On the safety of lifts», he summarized the contents of this document, and explained the features of some of its provisions.

Pavel A. told that a new Technical Regulations, approved by Decree of the Government on 2 October 2009 and enters into force on 15 October 2010, contains the minimum required safety standards at all stages of the life cycle of elevators, from design, manufacturing, installation, prior to commissioning, operation and until utilization. In more detail he focused on the requirements for conformity assessment of lifts at all stages of their operation:

— Prior to the release into circulation of elevators conformity assessment is carried out in the form of mandatory certification, which is carried out by certification authorities with the assistance of accredited testing laboratories (centers). The next step is putting into operation of lifts. It provides for conformity assessment of lifts in the form of conformity assessment, declaration of conformity of a specialized organization of the elevator, installed the elevators. Moreover, in this case the declaration of conformity on the basis of evidence of their own dedicated elevator organization and evidence obtained with the participation of an accredited testing laboratory, that is, an independent third party.

In the next stages of the life cycle of the lift conformity assessment is carried out in the form of periodic technical inspection — not less than once every 12 months, and partial technical examination — If replacement of key components and devices of safety of lifts.

Further conformity assessment of lifts, spent 25 years or more to determine the possibility of extending the service life, and conformity assessment of lifts commissioned before the entry into force of the Technical Regulations.

Thus, as provided for number 184 of the Federal Law on technical regulations, conformity assessment carried out of the elevator at all stages of its life cycle.

PA Polyudov reiterated that the «Regulations of arrangement and safe operation of the elevator» (PUBEL), approved in May 2003 Gosgortechnadzor — current rostekhnadzor — Rostekhnadzor. Today PUBEL has the status of a regulatory act, that is, it is binding. In accordance with the federal law number 184, after the introduction of technical regulations, all regulations of the federal bodies of executive power may wear only a voluntary character, including PUBEL.

Special attention is paid to Paul A. national standards, which are developed according to the decision of the Russian Government. The first national standard includes general requirements for the safety of the device and installation of lifts and standards containing rules and methods of research, testing and measurement rules of sampling. This is the first step to lift the release into circulation.

The second standard — «Rules for the conformity assessment of lifts during commissioning.» The third standard — «Rules and methods of conformity assessment of lifts in operation.»

According to PA Polyudov projects of national standards has repeatedly and widely discussed, including, at national conferences, congresses and other events of the elevator industry workers. At the moment the end of their finalization, and the texts of national standards, together with a list of the comments and proposals submitted to the Technical Regulation and Metrology and Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment. Standardization Technical Committee TC-209 should arrange examination of draft national standards and submit to the Government for approval in the manner prescribed №184-FZ.

In addition, it developed a set of rules, which included two documents. In the first set requirements for the safe operation of elevators, the second contains the requirements for their modernization.

Pavel A. stressed that the development of new technical regulations take into account all the comments and suggestions received from stakeholders and from the various ministries — the Ministry of Regional Development of Russia, Ministry of Economic Development, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Justice et al. Regulation was itemized considered jointly with the government up-Paraty expected that this agreed text will be finalized by the Government. As a result, it was found that some of the positions, a number of serious claims have undergone significant changes:

— As for the organizations that are engaged in the operation of elevators in buildings in our project of the Technical Regulations stipulated that any owner of an elevator creates its own elevator service and ensures compliance with the requirements of safe operation of lifts during the operational phase or attracted to this specialized organization — says Pavel Anatolievich. — In the final text of the Rules it was found that all of these works will be performed only by specialized organizations. And this inspection of elevators and maintenance, and supervisory control over their work, if it takes place. In many regions of the Russian Federation, this situation does exist, and it is happy. As for Moscow, the Moscow region, St. Petersburg, the situation is somewhat different. For example, in Moscow since 1971 combined operating dispatching services that relate to the organization of housing and communal complex.

Now, in October of this year, all of these works, including supervisory control, may only be a specialized elevator company, although the combined dispatch service includes not only the supervisory control of the operation of the elevator, but the state of engineering equipment, engineering networks complete building complex. This lighting, fumes, and other parameters.

The question arises — what to do? Share these combined dispatching services? Must have supervisory control over the work of these organizations elevators or not? We have repeatedly raised this issue, including in the media. Unfortunately, there is no response from the enterprises of housing and communal services and, in particular, from the Department of Housing of the Government of Moscow, no. And time goes by. October came, and what do we do? It is necessary to solve organizational and economic issues. Ready, let’s say, the largest specialized agencies in Moscow, such as Moslift MosOtis and take over these functions? The question is left hanging in the air, and to deal with it, of course, necessary. This is a fairly new approach, although we have laid the draft technical regulations and standards for specialized institutions and elevator service. In addition, the elevators have operated not only in the housing stock, but also in industry, and there is lift his division. It is clear that the situation is quite ambiguous.

PA Polyudov reported that in November 2009, the developers of the new technical regulations, to meet his final version officially published, addressed the public on behalf of the elevator and the Coordinating Council of the self-regulatory organizations in the government in the name of the first vice-premier I. Shuvalov. We received no response. Then STC «Industrial safety» has sent similar letters to all the comments and specific proposals to amend the text of the technical regulations in the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, and again to no avail.

— Instead of having to remove any administrative barriers, on the contrary, there are absolutely unnecessary new — complains Paul A.. — But anyway, the question remains open. Perhaps we will hold additional accreditation of the certification body — and to date in Russia four actual working of the certification body engaged in elevators. And about twenty, who can not relate to them. We, as an expert organization, faced with a dilemma — what do we do? Now we are actively preparing for the certification of laboratories, because for a full technical examination will be necessary to accredit them.

In general, we suggest that some of the functions referenced directly testing laboratories. Again, it is not clear — why it was necessary to break the existing system, when functioning expert organizations, performs the full range of these works? But it’s probably still our problems. «Rus-ekspertlift» — as a self-regulatory organization, in the end, to handle them.

Then Paul A. reported that the monitoring of compliance with the Technical Regulations rests with Ros-engineering supervision, but its functions are changed somewhat. At what plan?

— On the elevator, put into circulation except for the fact that they are subject to certification must be obtained also permit RTN. Thus, there is one more document, and probably unnecessary administrative barriers. Issuance of permits for technical devices fixed Government Resolution № 1540. Technical regulation «About safety of lifts» full requirements of this decision does not change. So for lifts is and certification, and resolution. Here it is necessary to restore order.

According to PA Polyudova, all works that are found in the pro-lifts and safety-related, shall be conducted by members of the SRO:

— The introduction of self-regulation in all activities related to the lift, should be mandatory. This is our position, which will allow us to organize ourselves and maintain the necessary order. It is no secret that there are affiliates and dumping the organization, and lower prices — a direct reduction in the security, so it is necessary to solve these issues.

Deputy Director for General Affairs of the Interregional Association of expert organizations «Rus-ekspertlift» A. Gursky added performance PA Polyudova in respect of the examination of elevators:

— All liftovikov touches a fundamental change in terms of technical diagnostics. Being specialized organizations, owners of material handling equipment, we are faced with these issues every day. Since October 2010, with the enactment of Tehnicheskogoreglamenta, work on technical diagnostics will be performed by certification bodies and laboratories, test centers.

What it is, how it happens, which documents the organization must submit, declaring its status as a laboratory or testing center as a certification body?

If earlier expert organizations, engineering centers were RTN license and on the basis of their conduct their activities, now in a new Regulation the concepts of «accredited certification bodies» and «accredited test laboratories.» The organization must have a certificate of accreditation — document that clearly states that it is accredited as a testing laboratory center, or as a certification body lift. The annex contains the scope of accreditation, which lists all the tests, or the work that the organization has the right to.

Accreditation at the moment engaged. Rostechregulirovanie is his state function. There are registry records. All information is open, the authenticity of the certificates, you can easily check on the website of the organization.

Subject of certification bodies and testing laboratories are not new, but previously certified equipment that is either imported into the country, or you are a start up on our territory. At the stage of operation of these organizations are not involved, all served Engineering Center under the license of Rostekhnadzor. Now working on a full technical examination pass to testing laboratories and centers, and partial and periodic technical inspection will be carried out in accordance with the requirements of the Technical Regulations certification body. This situation has a number of very serious questions. We have taken measures. The Government has sent a proposal to amend such an order, because it is very difficult feasible in this context. So far we have not received replies.

Another thing that will affect all liftovikov — the process of entering into operation of the elevator. Before the final technical document was an act of complete technical inspection of the elevator, and already on the basis of this act the owner collected a commission, which checks the documents, and a lift with inspectors RTN run-up.

Now the order will change. Representative RTN when commissioning the commission is not involved. The procedure takes place in two stages. The first — the declaration when the installation company by mounting a lift, invites representatives of the testing laboratory. They conduct a full technical inspection and issue-sponding to act on the basis of which the installation company draws up a declaration of conformity. It entitles the owner of the elevator to launch it into operation. The only point where the input stage of the elevator into operation appears Rostekhnadzor — within 10 days the owner is obliged to send back information for accounting elevators.

Another important aspect arising from the general requirements — procedure for registration of a declaration of conformity. This feature provides Rostechregulirovanie, and its site has the appropriate register, where you can see the number of the declaration and to determine — when and who spoke, what equipment was declared, who recorded, etc. Thus, the registration procedure for the declaration of conformity becomes open, anyone can see the information of interest, — concluded his speech AV Gursky.

General Director of the Association «Interregional Certification Center Quality» A. Zakharov told about the training of specialists of the elevator industry in accordance with the requirements of the new regulatory framework:

— I will touch on a rather important issue of training and education within the framework of the introduction of new technical regulations «On the safety of elevators.» The current practice in recent years, the reorganization of housing and communal sector and expand the functions of government shows that condominium HOA, HBC as the owners of dangerous equipment, which is the elevator, otherwise required by law have to pass mandatory certification test knowledge of the rules of industrial safety.

Since I often on duty have to deal with such things, I often hear the question: why did the head of the housing association be evaluated? Is it possible to transfer this matter experts?

In principle, this is allowed. Many Russian regions receive letters from which it is clear that there are cases when they can not find a common language, for example, the bodies of RTN and representatives of housing associations.

With the introduction of the new Regulations and the institution of self-increasing role played by the training staff is specialized enterprises. The Regulations stipulate that all the functions of the owner of the elevator operating lifting equipment can be transferred into the hands of specialized organizations that have the trained personnel and are able to produce this quality. In connection with the fixing of the position, in our opinion, quite a large number of problematic issues will be successfully resolved. Do professionals in whose hands the organization of operation of elevators, more opportunities to increase their level of security.

Continuing the work of the «round table» took the floor and CEO of ADS «SO» Liftservis «and NP» SRO «Molo» IG Dyakov. In an emotional speech, he spoke in great detail about the issues of self-regulation institute in the enterprises of the elevator industry, stressing that for the lift industry it is vital.

President of ADS ‘Liftservis-Moscow «, DA Dyachenko gave a presentation on the use of voluntary certification systems elevator works and services under the conditions of administration in the elevator industry self-regulation system.

General Director of SRO NP «Russian lift association» SA Chernyshov his speech focused on two urgent and important for the Russian liftovikov themes: domestic support and the creation of the National Union of lift self-regulatory organizations.

Anticipating the main report, Sergey noted the following: despite the fact that the exhibition is devoted to housing and communal services, and sounded a lot of information to conduct «round table», the interest in its implementation and the problems of operation of elevators from the management companies and HOA was not so great as expected. On belief

SA Chernyshov, all urgent problems in the sector should be actively discussed and resolved, because of the time before the entry into force of the technical regulations «On the safety of lifts» there are not many.

— Our task — to bring the whole acuteness of the problem of entry into force of the Technical Regulations, but to homes and utilities, — said S. Chernyshov.

Touching upon the cooperation the leaders of the elevator industry, he noted that if today is between them and there are certain differences, they are gradually being overcome. Most importantly, the task at all one — the union of the industry. Sergey recalled that the November 6, 2009 adopted the merger agreement liftovikov Russia on the basis of self-regulation. In February 2010, within the framework of this agreement was the establishment of the National Union of lift self-regulatory organizations, which includes four registered in the elevator industry SROs.

— I hope that the differences that exist today, this year will be eliminated, all races, putting in its place. We do urgently needed with a view to tomorrow Association effectively solve our problems and, if necessary, and will be a real opportunity to do all kinds of work related to the elevators, bound for self-regulation. This is our perspective the problem — says SA Chernyshov.

Stressing the role of specialized publications in the life of any industry, Sergey reminded that there are two liftovikov industry magazine «Elevator» and «Liftinform.»

— We believe that this information publications completely provide us with the correct and comprehensive information. Indeed, in a magazine, you can read one position to another — different, but probably for all the participants and liftovikov elevator market this is precisely the motivation that makes you think and develop.

SA Chernyshov said that the affairs of the Russian lift association to protect the interests of domestic producers.

— Currently, as part of the NP «SART» 38 Lift enterprises. The main task of unification — protection and support of domestic producers. SART created at a time when, first, the financial crisis has turned into an active phase, and secondly, started to be realized 185th law «About the Fund of assistance to reforming housing and communal services», according to which at present 240 billion rubles started in the housing complex. It is the interaction with the Ministry of Regional Development and Housing Reform Fund provides support for domestic manufacturers of elevators. Russian lift association and the Housing Fund signed an agreement where the issues of support of Russian producers are allocated as a priority. Ministry of Regional Development in a letter dated July 15, 2009 approves the position of the Housing Fund, which recommended that the subjects of the Russian Federation to the approval of the order to attract contractors to perform extensive repairs of an apartment building, using funds provided in accordance with the 185-m law, set preferences against the contract price to contractors using the products of domestic manufacturers of elevators.

Sergey mentioned that on January 18, 2010 on the official website of the Fund for Housing Reform contains information, which is also recommended to buy domestic elevators, including in support of their production in single-industry towns.

— In the Moscow region in the list submitted monocities city Shcherbinka where the core enterprises is Scherbinsky Elevator Plant. The number of employees at the plant — more than 2.5 thousand people. JSC «SCHLZ» is a member of the Russian association of elevator — he recalled.

According to SA Chernyshov, in connection with the entry into force of the new technical regulations and restrictions of the functions of Rostekhnadzor, the responsibility of expert organizations, certification centers has grown significantly.

— Tomorrow we will come to China, Mongolia, and if the certification centers will be guided by the laws and requirements of the elevator industry, I think we can get negative. I have great hope that thanks to the PA Polyudovu and AV Gursky, we will keep the industry independent certification centers.

Sergey informed the audience about the report at the March forum Utilities:

— I reported to the Director General of the Fund for Housing Reform K.G.Tsitsinu where the money went, who last year earned domestic elevator plants by supplying elevators according №185-FZ. Today, on the first place the position of energy efficiency, so the profit was reinvested in the development of energy-efficient models of elevators. In confirmation of my words, I would say that TUV certificate in the category of energy efficiency have already been assigned to two models Scherbinsky lifts lift building plant, the main products of which are in the sphere of housing and communal services. TUF — a European standard certification.

At the same time I want to note that the Russian factories under conditions of economic crisis and industrial decline, is still not significantly loaded. Their potential allows two or more times to increase the production volume of material handling equipment.

Unfortunately, the budget allocated last god.V 2010 Fund sodeystviyareformirovaniyu utilities terminate funding of major repair of buildings. At the same time, foreign lift manufacturer, using technology dumping, stepped up supply of its products to Russia. Moreover, given the serious pressure that we created last year with the help of interaction with federal tax executive, Rostekhnadzor, the prosecutor’s office, FAS, foreign manufacturers in the face of Belarusian companies have revised their tactics and began to mislead members of the HOA, management companies, local authorities by organizing in Russia fictitious production of lifts. Import of Belarusian elevator, it is bogus, supposedly a Russian passport, and thus giving a lift for the domestic product, its trying to implement.

SA Chernyshov assured that this year it will be given to urgent problems and a lot of attention right now is actively working.

— Given that our factories — our factories, we are all — liftoviki, I once again appeal to all of you asking — in 2010 to support domestic producers and to buy our Russian elevators — we addressed the assembled colleagues CEO of the Russian union of elevator S. A. Chernyshov.

Completing the work of the «round table», PA Polyudov wished all the participants health, luck, success.

— And that by October they were all in uniform and our customers know what real elevator specialized organization — A. Paul joked.

Federal State Statistics Service will conduct a census of small business in 2011

During the census statistics confirm the amount of production, labor and the characteristics of the authorized capital of the organizations, the head of the statistical agency Alexander Suriname. This will be done mainly for a more precise calculation of GDP.

Alexander Suriname believes that the quality of macroeconomic statistics in Russia leaves much to be desired, and the census of small businesses to help in the development of more precise methods of calculation, for example, the gross regional product (GRP).

He named two general directions of the department in the coming years: a multidimensional examination of the standard of living in Russia and improvement of the quality of macroeconomic statistics.

— In Russia, it is quite difficult to engage in so-called economic statistics because a high proportion of so-called non-observed economy, — he added.

According to the Federal State Statistics Service, the Office is also to issue a challenge estimates gross domestic product at the subregional level, that is, expect it on the level of districts and municipalities, according to RIA «Novosti».

Housing Fund: changes in the Supervisory Board

Changes in the composition of the Supervisory Board of the State Corporation — Fund of assistance to reforming housing-communal services, but

May 15, 2010 order of the Government of the Russian Federation № 755-p of the Supervisory Board of the State Corporation — Fund of assistance to reforming housing and communal services as Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board included the Minister of Regional Development Viktor Basargin.

The same decree Sergey Kruglik excluded from the supervisory board of the Fund.

The Ministry of Finance will cancel UTII

The unified tax on imputed income will be abolished, he said on May 18 the deputy director of the Department of Tax and Customs Tariff Policy of the Ministry of Finance of Russia Sergey Razgulin. UTII as a form of tax administration, played a positive role in the legalization of income and the creation of guaranteed income for the budget system, but the current form has exhausted its possibilities and its further improvement is futile. In place UTII comes patent system of taxation, on the development of which the Ministry of Finance suggests to focus their efforts. Right conduct of this regime will be given to municipal authorities. The proceeds from the patents, respectively, will go to municipal budgets. As I stressed Sergei Razgulin, this form of taxation great prospects.

Rostekhnadzor leaves the conduct of the Ministry of Environment will be strengthened

Rostekhnadzor will be transferred from the Ministry of Natural Resources in direct subordination to the Government of the Russian Federation. This was stated by Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said at a conference devoted to the investigation of the tragedy at the mine «Raspadskaya», the website of the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation VV Putin.

«… I consider it possible, — said V. Putin — give inspectors RTN additional rights and powers, namely, the right to temporarily pending in court for serious omissions relating to the violation of safety rules, remove officials from work.

And second: RTN give inspectors the right to suspend work in the mine itself, if the rate of air pollution reached critical 2%.

Of course, these procedures should be as anti-corruption, should be established maximum anti-corruption conditions such decisions. «

The Prime Minister noted that «There should be increased and the economic responsibility of the owners.»

«Sam Rostekhnadzor should be strengthened. Its structure is a specialized management Mining Supervision. A Rostekhnadzor will be transferred from the Ministry of Natural Resources in direct subordination to the Government of the Russian Federation. We yesterday Mr Medvedev agreed on this position «, — said V. Putin.

Letter of the Law

To change the law «About the Fund of assistance to reforming housing and communal services»

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed the Federal Law «On Amendments to the Federal Law» On Amendments to the Federal Law «About the Fund of assistance to reforming housing and communal services» and some legislative acts of the Russian Federation. «

The amendments provide for the extension of the complete elimination of cross-subsidies in the housing. According to the signed law, the elimination of cross-subsidies extended until January 1, 2012. Before making these changes, one of the conditions for obtaining a subject of the Russian Federation from the Fund has been the elimination of cross-subsidization in the region since January 1, 2011.

The reason for changes is the situation in some regions, where the authorities did not carry out systematic work on the modernization of housing and communal services. As a result of the abolition of cross-subsidization there rose sharply tariffs for housing and communal services.

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev also signed the federal law «On Amendments to Article 7 of the Federal Law» On Amendments to the Federal Law «About the Fund of assistance to reforming housing and communal services» and some legislative acts of the Russian Federation «and Article 65 of the Federal Law» On Placing Orders on the supply of goods, works and services for state and municipal needs «.

The changes allow the Supervisory Board until 31 December 2010 to decide to increase the limit of financial support from the Fund the subjects of the Russian Federation, which are located Monoprofile municipalities («company towns»), not only for capital repairs of apartment buildings, but also for the resettlement of citizens from emergency housing.

To support single-industry towns Housing Fund expects to extend 5 billion. Rubles.

Signed by President Dmitry Medvedev laws adopted by the State Duma April 23, 2010 and approved by the Federation Council of the Russian Federation 28 April 2010.

Based on materials from the Office of Public Relations GK SDF utilities.

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