What is Chrome-Moly Steel?

Chrome-moly steel, also known as chromoly steel or Cr-Mo steel, is an alloy steel containing chromium and molybdenum as key alloying elements. These elements enhance the material’s strength, hardness, and resistance …

Top Signs Its Time to Call AC Professionals

When you own a home or a commercial building, taking care of your HVAC system and air conditioner is imperative, especially during the warmest times of the year. When there’s an …

Insights for Truck Drivers Amid Industry Challenges in 2024

Since the start of the year, truck drivers have found themselves getting caught up in unexpected challenges. The transportation industry, often considered the lifeblood of commerce, faces significant headwinds, impacting drivers …

Chicago Restaurants, Startups Try To Make Impact In City That Loves Meal Delivery

Annual sales in the restaurant industry may have reached $783 billion in 2017, but that doesn’t mean that everyone is flocking to their local eateries. In fact, nearly 20% of 2016 …

Gov. Rauner Signs Automatic Voter Registration into Law

In August, Governor Bruce Rauner signed State Bill 1933, making Illinois the latest state to implement some form of automatic voter registration. Under this new law, which takes effect immediately, Illinois …

Godfrey Business Donates Microchip Technology Funds To Animal Rescue

According to RiverBender.com, Sichra Consultation Services LLC recently made a generous donation to Godfrey’s Animal Rescue and Control Enforcement Officer for the purchase of a new animal microchip reader. The microchip …

Americans Turned To Welding Lenses To See Eclipse

UPDATED 10/22/20 Welding tools are finding more uses than connecting metal parts to each other this month, as more and more consumers purchase welding glasses to enjoy the total solar eclipse. …

Chicago Startup Wants To Help You Buy Home Insurance With an App

A Chicago-based startup is looking to make applying and getting homeowners insurance much easier. Kin Insurance, which was founded by Sean Harper, Lucas Ward, Jason Heidcamp, and Sebastian Villareal, is merging …

Study Shows Poor Oral Health Contributes to Senior Malnutrition

A new study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society has named poor dental hygiene as a contributing factor for malnutrition in elderly Americans. With around 47.2% of all adults above …

Workers’ Comp Reform Left Out Of Illinois Budget, Concerning Businesses

Putting a halt on legislative back-and-forth, Illinois lawmakers have voted to approve a new state budget. But some critics point out that the plan has ignored workers’ compensation reform. The Chicago Tribune reports …

Lawsuit Claims Discrimination at Chicago Water Department

Working at a municipal water department isn’t always easy. There are hazards when working in the confined spaces, and the occasional loud noises reaching over 85 decibels can cause permanent hearing damage. …

Cop Who Beat Handcuffed African American Woman Also Owns Several Racist Websites

Another day, another example of police brutality. In this case, the victim lived to tell the tale and will even get a settlement from the city of Chicago. In an incident …

Creative Commercial Center Boxes Up Bronzeville’s Community Development

Residents of Chicago’s Bronzeville district will now have easier access to fresh produce and other goods thanks to a new community shopping center. But this commercial hub isn’t like other stores …