Women win the battle against alcohol in Rajsamand again

‘Mandawar becomes second liquor free village in Raj’ Udaipur : Mandawar village in Bhim tehsil of Rajsamand district is second one to become alcohol free village of the state. The referendum on Saturday saw 59.86 % of voters demanding the shut down of liquor shop in the area. Of the total …

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Do we build infrastructure to last for years?

Coastal salts (i.e. sodium, calcium and magnesium chlorides) can create a corrosive environment for any infrastructure across the world, the reason being humid  and saline climate. The only remedy is to use galvanized steel (the zinc coated steel) that provides the much needed strength to the rebars.  Using galvanised steel, …

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Home guard killed as truck driver rams into RTO patrolling squad

Udaipur : A homeguard was killed while another injured when a truck driver rammed the vehicle on them near Balicha by-pass on the Ahmedabad-Udaipur Highway on Saturday morning. A patrolling squad of the RTO had laid checkpost and verifying documents of heavy vehicles coming their way. Seeing a truck approaching, one of the …

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WhatsApp Begins Rolling Out App Aimed at Small Businesses

Many of WhatsApp’s more than 1 billion users already employ the mobile messaging application to communicate with small businesses, but entrepreneurs around the world will soon have a separate, dedicated app for chatting with their customers. Yesterday, Facebook-owned WhatsApp said it had begun rolling out WhatsApp Business for Android users …

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Road Safety Week Celebration at Hindustan Zinc

Hindustan Zinc celebrated National Road Safety week from 8th-14th January 2018 to create awareness on road safety rules such as traffic lights, speed limits, pedestrian rules to name a few. The event saw participation of senior management of Hindustan Zinc, employees of Hindustan Zinc and their families. During the week, various …

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M&M’s arm aims to reduce losses in FY18: Report

Mahindra and Mahindra’s (M&M) subsidiary — Mahindra Two Wheelers (MTWL) — is reportedly aiming to reduce its losses in FY18 to sub Rs 1 billion levels from Rs 4.71 billion in FY17. Besides, the company is planning to launch new variants of its premium bike Mojo in the coming quarters. …

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“Fish-plate, Not Being Fishy !!”

Many of us would not know about “Fish-plate” in Railways. .. a little definition how this word has been derived… A fish-plate is a metal or wooden plate that is bolted to the sides at the ends of two rails. Derived from the French word ‘Fiche’ – which means a Peg, or …

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‘The Power of Zinc…. in Batteries…’

Alessandro Volta, in the year 1800, did not just invent batteries, he unfolded an evolution…  Before the development of electric generators and electrical grids, batteries provided the main source of electricity. In the year 1800, Alessandro Volta, an Italian physicist and chemist stacked up plates of Zinc and Copper, separated …

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‘Zinc in the Moon Buggy…’

Zinc was used in the wheels and the batteries of the Moon Buggy. The Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV) or Lunar Rover was a Zinc-Silver battery-powered four-wheeled rover used on the Moon in the last three missions of the American Apollo Program (15, 16, and 17) during 1971 and 1972. The …

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And We Thought Zinc is ONLY for GALVANIZATION

Zinc is an essential micronutrient in the body and a component of many complex structures in the body including enzymes and proteins. The link between Zinc and memory is well studied especially because Zinc deficiency can cause MEMORY LOSS. In fact, Zincis the only metal to appear in all classes of enzymes. …

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Usage of Zinc to Preserve Cemetery Monuments

Corrosion is a potential problem for any metal monument, especially in highly polluted or seaside atmospheres. Nevertheless, white-bronze monuments, which were meant to remain unpainted, survived remarkably well. Perhaps this is because the cast metal was relatively pure (more than 99% zinc) and the joining metal was also composed of …

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Zinc `Sacrificial Anodes’ – Protecting Ships……

Zinc coating being used for an efficient solution for Marine and Offshore corrosion prevention and cathodic protection… The hull of a ship is the watertight body that is exposed to water. To protect the hulls, the ship builders put pieces of Zinc on these hulls. The Zinc components used on …

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Mahindra AMC launches“Mahindra Unnati Emerging Business Yojana”

  New Fund offer opens for initial subscription from January 8, 2018 to January 22, 2018 Udaipur : Mahindra Asset Management Company Pvt. Ltd. (MAMCPL), the investment manager to Mahindra Mutual Fund anda wholly owned subsidiary of Mahindra Financewill launch Mahindra Unnati Emerging Business Yojana, Mid Cap Fund – An …

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Cold Galvanizing… Zinc in Paints

While hot dip galvanizing coats iron and steel by immersion into molten Zinc bath, ‘Cold Galvanizing’ is the process of painting steel structures and exteriors with Zinc – rich paints. “Cold galvanizing”, or Zinc painting is the application (by brush or spray) of Zinc dust mixed with organic or inorganic …

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Tata Power launches nationwide public campaign ‘PowerHerUp’

Tata Power has launched a nationwide campaign ‘#PowerHerUp’ to empower underprivileged women and girl children across the country. So far more than 170 families across the nation have benefitted from the initiative. The objective of the campaign is to mobilize public at large to help women and girl children unleash …

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