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Silver, the Noblest Precious Metal

To the knowledge of all, the lines that we see on the rear windscreen of cars, that are used for defrosting and defogging, are made from Silver. Surprisingly, in the United States, an alloy can only be called Silver if it has at least 90% Pure Silver.  It is believed that ... Read More »

Being Safe Workshop held at Zinc Smelter Debari

Hindustan Zinc conducted its 18thsafety interactive workshop – Being Safe at Zinc Smelter Debari Hindustan Zinc conducted Being Safe workshop on 20th December 2017 at Zinc Smelter Debari to promote safety awareness amongst the employees. The workshop was attended by over 200 contract and regular employees of Hindustan Zinc. The workshop ... Read More »

SEA View v/s SEE View

Who does not want to have a bungalow or flat facing sea.  Globally, everyone wants to stay in room in a hotel that is facing sea-view. The mesmerising nature has its own depth like ocean which cannot be measured. But not many know that the coastal environment causes severe damage ... Read More »

Smartwatches – Watching Over Your Health

The tediousness of transporting yourself to see the doctor may be a thing of the past especially for those who are suffering from weak hearts and blood pressure issues. There are intelligent or rather smartwatches that monitor your health and fitness as you go about your daily chores or out ... Read More »

WhatsApp to Stop Working on BlackBerry 10 OS, Windows Phone 8.0 on December 31

WhatsApp’s farewell note for 2017 is not good news for some smartphone users. WhatsApp will stop working on devices running BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10, and Windows Phone 8.0 and older from December 31, 2017. The WhatsApp blog post with end-of-life dates clearly mentions that users of BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10, and Windows Phone 8.0 and older ... Read More »

A Marvel in Hot-dip Galvanization

Bergen County Bridge- Fairlawn/Patterson, NJ, 2009  Breaking through a lush grove of trees to connect the cities of Fairlawn and Patterson, New Jersey, the Bergen County bridge is one of several in the state to utilize hot-dip galvanized steel for corrosion protection.  A natural surface appearance was desired by both communities to help ... Read More »

Galvanised Steel for Kedarnath Pilgrimage Temple Bridge

Who can forget the year 2013 when humanity saw one of the worst natural disasters in the history of India. Due to cloudbursts in the state of Uttarakhand, the flash floods in river Ganga and landslides washed away thousands of lives.  The Kedarnath bridge at Sonprayag also washed out due ... Read More »

Not Just Chasing the Cool Factor for IoT Success

The Internet of Things (IoT) and Digital Transformation (DT) are very hot topics that are on the radar for the vast majority of businesses. The interesting thing, however, is that successfully implementing or embarking on an IoT or DT journey, and obtaining an ROI that will positively impact a business, ... Read More »

Restoring the Statue of Liberty with ZINC

The Statue of Liberty is a sculpture on Liberty Island in New York City which symbolizes the United States of America to millions of people around the world. The 151 feet statue was a gift from France to the United States and was designed by French sculptor – Frédéric Auguste ... Read More »

Oracle Swallows Another Competitor, Aconex, for $1.2 Billion

Continuing its decades-long strategy of acquiring enterprise software companies, including key competitors, Oracle announced Sunday that it will purchase Aconex Limited for roughly $1.2 billion. Australia-based Aconex is a leading cloud-based system for managing construction projects, that ties in nicely with Oracle’s own Construction and Engineering Cloud. Builders use Aconex ... Read More »