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Institution of Engineers, Singapore

1 Mar 2019 to 1 Mar 2019

Collapse is every engineers worst nightmare. Fortunately, not every engineer must go through the experience of a collapse first- hand as we can all learn from the mistakes of others. This course aims to impart knowledge by way of sharing examples of structural engineering failures so engineers can learn how not to repeat such mistakes. It will also cover the relevant areas of SS EN 1992 series on Design of Concrete Structures, with reference to structural engineering failures

Building and Construction Authority

5 Mar 2019 to 5 Mar 2019

Water seepage through external walls, mostly occurred by ingress of rainwater, was found to be a common defect faced by homeowners. To enhance water-tightness performance of external walls, it is important to look at the use of suitable materials, adequate wall thickness, design of proper construction details and surface rendering and finishes.This course complements the Good Industry Practices Waterproofing for External Wall and highlight the good practices introduced in the guidebook.

Building and Construction Authority

7 Mar 2019 to 2 Apr 2019

This technical course covers design principles, installation of equipment, testing and commissioning, operations and maintenance including periodic examination and inspection of lifts and escalators. This is a 5-day course which comprises both classroom lectures and practical sessions. Participants will gain in-depth technical knowledge on lifts and escalators, with particular emphasis on the examination, inspection and testing of such equipment.

Building and Construction Authority

12 Mar 2019 to 12 Mar 2019

Timber flooring is widely used in building works. Having good understanding and knowledge on the types of timber flooring, their components, the right ways to handle, install and maintain them would enable the stakeholders to improve the workmanship standards of such flooring.With the emergence of engineered wood flooring due to its superior quality, environmental friendliness and ease of handling, this course has been enhanced to cover topics on engineered wood flooring. With the revamped content, this course, which covers the salient points of two Good Industry Practices (GIP) guidebooks, namely, Timber Flooring and Engineered Wood Flooring, will further align the industry towards quality and productivity improvements.

Building and Construction Authority

13 Mar 2019 to 14 Mar 2019

Procurement is a process of acquiring a construction project. Selecting a suitable procurement strategy in consideration of the clients objectives is a key to the success of any construction project. Building upon the procurement strategy adopted, good negotiation skill is required to achieve a fair construction contract. This 2-day course aims to provide an understanding of the processes and methodologies in managing effective contract procurement and negotiation.

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