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Galvanizing – Past & Present


Introduction Corrosion annually costs the U.S. economy 3.2 percent of the gross national product, over $279 billion. Indirect costs to the public could raise the percentage to as much as 6 percent. Some indirect costs of corrosion are: lost productivity due to traffic delays, accidents caused by corroded hand and guardrails, excessive use of nature's raw materials and energy to replace corroded steel. The global impact of corrosion is almost immeasurable. How does rust work? Rust is the common name for a very common compound, iron oxide. Iron oxide, the chemical Fe2O3, is common because iron combines very readily with oxygen [...]

Galvanizing – Past & Present2012-03-26T21:21:08+00:00

Prime Technologies Launches Diamond Concrete Cutting Machines in India


Prime Technologies has announced the launch of Premium and cost effective range of Diamond Concrete Cutting Machines from Husqvarna Construction Products, part of Husqvarna AB, for the Indian market. According to Mr. Akhil Jain, Prime Technologies, Husqvarna started their operation in India with the sales of K3000 Cut n Break, the handheld, single phase electric machine being manufactured in Sweden at Husqvarna. Featuring company's unique Cut-n-Break method, K 3000 Cut-n-Break power cutter allows one to make cuts up to 400 mm deep, at a very low tool cost. The machine is best supplement to the wall sawing and wire sawing machines [...]

Prime Technologies Launches Diamond Concrete Cutting Machines in India2012-03-17T17:52:24+00:00

DLF launches housing scheme for govt staff


DLF Limited, which is the country's largest real estate builder in a recent move, has drawn up an ambitious plan to offer residential housing units to government and defence staff on discounts ranging from 3 to 5 % in its projects in areas including Jalandhar, Panchkula, New Chandigarh, Bangalore, Chennai, Shimla and Kochi. In this connection, the builder is creating nine premium residential developments across these cities, Vice Chairmanand Managing Director, Mohit Gujral said.He added that the discount depends on case-to-case basis and it varies from Rs 1 lakh [...]

DLF launches housing scheme for govt staff2012-03-16T11:08:57+00:00

Guidelines for Skyscrapers


A new set of rules for building highrises has been formulated by the ministry of environment and forest (MoEF). This is the first time, the ministry has come up with such guidelines setting certain parameters for highrises. The guidelines relate to height of buildings, adequacy of fire-fighting facilities, width of the road and distance from the fire stations. The guidelines would be implemented with immediate effect and state-level appraisal committees–Environmental Appraisal Committee (EAC) for the purpose have been formed. The EAC had earlier identified some skyscrapers in Kerala which did not have evacuation plans. Under the new guidelines it has recommended [...]

Guidelines for Skyscrapers2012-03-15T12:08:02+00:00

What Science Cannot EXPLAIN


Stories of scores of breakthroughs made in science and technology cannot take away from the fact that there exist some phenomenon that we still can’t explain. Here is list of some of the mysteries GHOSTS Spirits of the dead have long made an appearance in our folklore. People have reported seeing apparitions of both strangers and departed loved ones. Though proof of the existence of ghosts remains elusive, eyewitnesses report seeing and even communicating with ghosts UFOs There is no doubt that UFOs (Unidentified Flying Objects) exist — people see things in the skies that they cannot identify, ranging from aircraft [...]

What Science Cannot EXPLAIN2012-01-12T16:44:10+00:00

Secret World Of Wellness in Ancient India..Science of Longevity


                ANCIENT INDIA: India is the cradle of many of todays most popular trends in health and wellness. Healing knowledge from India is increasingly valued throughout the world, and has caused a sensation not just in the temples of alternative health, but in medical schools as well. In this documentary, we discover the roots of Ayurveda, the science of longevity, in the old culture of the Indus people. To SEE VIDEO IN U-Tube PLEASE CLICK FOLLOWING LINK Secret World Of Wellness in Ancient India

Secret World Of Wellness in Ancient India..Science of Longevity2012-01-10T12:14:30+00:00

Tips to improve Fuel Economy


Here are some very good tips on improving your vehicle's Fuel Economy / Increase Fuel Efficiency / Mileage. With increasing fuel prices it is becoming more and more prudent to use them. Use your gears wisely. Driving in the highest gear possible without labouring the engine is a fuel-efficient way of driving. A vehicle travelling at 60kmph in third gear uses 25 percent more fuel than at the same speed in fifth gear Drive smoothly Think ahead! By applying light throttle and avoiding heavy braking, you can reduce both fuel consumption and wear and tear. Try to predict traffic at junctions [...]

Tips to improve Fuel Economy2012-01-09T13:32:11+00:00
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