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is how the Wildkogel Arena in Neukirchen, Austria, advertises its latest attraction, the Panorama Slide, which turns a hike for young and old alike into an amazing experience.

Ten different types of stainless steel slides await the hikers. For example, the 22 m long "Sepp", a tube curve slide, which in its freefall section will cause many to let...

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On August 1, 11 school leavers began their training at our company.

In addition to an electronics technician in operating technology, two industrial clerks, seven construction mechanics in equipment technology and one technical system planner in steel and metal construction technology are being trained.

Supported by their trainers and...

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At 2224 m, Mount Hermon is the northernmost and the highest point in Israel. The mountain range around the Golan Heights, from which you can look deep into Syrian territory and Lebanon, is also currently again the scene of military activity, which has occasionally been putting our fitters on high alert during their stay on site. Despite the...

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Ruhpolding is a town in the Bavarian Alps, famed for its winter sports. Its biathlon performance centre and various other facilities such as ski jumping hills make it a training base for many world-class athletes from around the world.

However, in summer, too, the town offers numerous options for active pastimes - and not just for competitive...

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Nearly two years ago we reported on the world’s largest cruise liner, the “Harmony of the Seas”. This record has since been broken, with sister ship “Symphony of the Seas” now holding this title. With a length of 362 metres, the ship is just twenty metres shorter than the Empire State Building. Nearly 9,000 people, including 2,200 crew members,...

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On 18th of February, what is now the 12th education fair started in Fulda's Esperanto Hall. Over two days, 172 companies and their training professions were showcased on an area of 4,300 square metres. "What makes it special is that pupils get first-hand information. They can talk one on one with the trainees. No careers advice can offer this so...

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Since 2012, the 1200 m long Alpine Coaster has been a magnet in the Vietnamese amusement park Vinpearl, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. In the course of extensive park extensions - for example, the parking area has been enlarged by filling earth towards the sea and fortifying it - the operator decided to transfer the...

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The Aventura Mall in the north of Miami is one of the most coveted shopping malls in the US and, with a size of 250,000 m², the third largest in the country. The three levels are occupied by over 300 traders, including leading designers from throughout the world. In addition, there is also a food court with 18 fast-food restaurants and further...

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is what everyone has been saying in Lauserland at the Wiedersbergerhorn in Austria since October. The new Alpine Coaster, called "Alpbachtaler Lauser Sauser", has a few special features. The 1,035 m long downhill run comes with two gyroscopes, including the tallest one in Austria at 18 m, a host of jumps and bends plus a parking system. The...

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After a year of construction, “Noahs Segel” (Noah’s sail), a tourist attraction on the Ellenbogen, a hill in the Rhön district of Thuringia, has now been completed. The 21-metre high tower features a distinctive, sail-like design with an adventure slide and exhibition building. The beginning of August saw it enter into service with an inauguration...

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