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<br /> INTERNATIONAL<br /> APR L 2014<br /> I<br /> TECHNOLOGY<br /> MONEY<br /> SPINNERS?<br /> How festivals are enabling ski areas to<br /> cash in on their unique natural assets<br /> Weather<br /> modification<br /> Could cloud seeding be<br /> a viable alternative to<br /> snowmaking operations?<br /> Logical<br /> progression?<br /> When it does – and doesn't<br /> – make sense to adopt a<br /> four-seasons operation<br /> ISCHGL: SILVRETTASEILBAHN'S 28-YEAR MISSION TO OPEN UP THE PVG<br /> 06-03-2014 sons.<br /> 600 E+<br /> PistenBully<br /> 600 E+<br /> First diesel-electric drive<br /> on the slopes.<br /> 20 % less NOX<br /> 20 % less CO2<br /> 20 % less diesel<br /> 20 % lower operating costs<br /> 20 % more driving pleasure<br /> 100 % PistenBully<br /> www.pistenbully.com<br /> contents<br /> Photograph courtesy of Danny North/Snowbombing<br /> 036 peak<br /> performance<br /> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - April 2014 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ca9f2a?page=1"> INTERNATIONAL APR L 2014 I TECHNOLOGY MONEY SP</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - April 2014 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ca9f2a?page=2"> 06-03-2014 sons. 600 E+ PistenBully 600 E+ </a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - April 2014 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ca9f2a?page=3"> contents Photograph courtesy of Danny North/Snow</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - April 2014 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ca9f2a?page=4"> WN I TER SPO RTS TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - April 2014 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ca9f2a?page=5"> Sochi trusts in Doppelmayr At the venue of the W</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - April 2014 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ca9f2a?page=6"> what's new? 403 fully automated Puma and S</a> <a title="Winter Sports Technology International - April 2014 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e9ca9f2a?page=7"> what's new what's new? 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