Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance industries has approached National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for offering its 'waste plastic-to-road' technology that uses end-of-life plastic for road construction. The company has already piloted a few projects and has constructed nearly a 40 kilometre-road by mixing 50 tonnes of end-of-life plastic waste with bitumen at its Nagothane manufacturing site in Raigad district. "It took us some 14-18 months to develop this mechanism where we can use the end-of-life waste plastic like packaging of snacks and flimsy polyethylene bags, among others, in road construction. "We are in talks with NHAI to share our experience and to help the use of end-of-life plastic for road construction," the company's COO Petrochemicals Business Vipul Shah told reporters. Apart from NHAI, RIL is also in talks with state governments and local bodies across the country for offering the technology, he said. End-of-life plastic cannot be recycled. Explaining the … [Read more...] about RIL approaches NHAI for offering waste plastic-to-road technology
ICICI Bank has launched a self-service delivery tool for customers called the iBox. Using the new facility, ICICI Bank customers can collect their deliverables like debit cards, credit cards, cheque book and returned-cheques from the bank branch near to their home or office. ICICI Bank customers can access the ‘iBox’ at any time of the day as the new facility will be available 24x7 on all week days. These include Sundays as well as holidays. Taking note of the security of customers, the bank has secured the facility with an OTP based authentication system. The iBox can be accessed using the registered mobile number only. iBox facility will be available at over 50 branches in 17 cities across the country. “iBox’ terminals have been stationed outside the premises of the Bank’s branches which are accessible beyond the official hours”, said the bank in a press statement. Customers, under this facility will also be notified about the current status of … [Read more...] about ICICI Bank launches iBox facility, here’s what it means for customers
While Tesla’s recent progress has cheered supporters, many investors remain skeptical of the company’s ability to consistently deliver profit and cash flow. As well as repeatedly missing targets in recent years, Musk’s mercurial behavior has come under scrutiny from financial regulators and shareholders. … [Read more...] about High expectations for Tesla, and a long way to go to match rivals’ steady profit
In the past 30 days, short bets against Tesla have decreased by almost $660 million to $14 billion, eclipsing the $12.9 billion worth of short positions against much-larger Apple and making Tesla the most shorted stock on Wall Street, according to S3 Partners, a financial technology and analytics firm. … [Read more...] about High Expectations For Tesla, And A Long Way To Go To Match Rivals’ Steady Profit
With Snowball, there are several benefits. One is the ease of migration. It all starts with the AWS Console where you can initiate the migration with a few clicks. Once you do, Amazon determines whether you need one or more Snowball client devices. (For terabytes of data, you likely only need one client; for petabytes of data, you’ll need more than one.) … [Read more...] about What is AWS Snowball?