ropeway


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ropeway

[′rōp‚wā]
(engineering)
One or a pair of steel cables between several supporting towers which serve as tracks for transporting materials in mountainous areas or at sea.
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Under this partnership, Cedarlake and BMF would join hands with BNVG to establish solid business presence in China's ropeway market, and aim to achieve further penetration into other Belt and Road Initiative countries, following the China's global initiative launched in 2013 which connects 4.
Kolkata: Ropeways, mostly seen in hill stations in India, will now help commuters beat the congested roads in Kolkata.
Considering Nepal's topography and socio-economic conditions ropeways are definitely feasible" says Guna Raj Dhakal who is a part of a group Ropeway Nepal set up by Nepalese engineers to promote cable cars in the country.
particular, 673 out of 711 polled tourists said they felt absolutely safe in the cabin of the ropeway.
In 1856 an Englishman, Robinson, obtained a patent for an aerial ropeway, wherein a moving endless cable carries skips that are gripped, or clipped, on to the cable.
I would just say that this newly inaugurated ropeway will serve the people, specially the aged, who find it difficult to climb the steps.
Pupils were able to drive Army mini bikes, scale a 30ft tower descending on an aerial ropeway and try their aim with laser clay shooting at the event last weekend
Metro de Medellin had awarded the company a contract for the implementation of a 2km gondola ropeway system in the city of Medellin, Colombia.
The court also expressed shock on the state government's U- turn regarding setting up of a ropeway in Rohtang.
The cable car ropeway project is nearing completion, and will be the second such facility in the valley after the 'Gondola' connectivity in Gulmarg District.
He also inspected the construction of the ropeway over the Kura river with the length 212 m, which will carry up to 1,000
The students competed in a wide range of challenges including a laser shooting range, aerial ropeway, assault course, mountain bike contest, inflatable obstacle course and a general knowledge quiz.