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Building and Construction Authority

1 Apr 2019 to 1 Apr 2019

Construction sites are often exposed to risks. Collapse, flooding, fire, falling debris, accidents involving workers or even damage to third party properties are among the common concerns at on-going project site. This course comprising of lectures and case studies, will enable participants to appreciate basic concepts in risk management and acquire better knowledge of the Contractors All Risks (CAR) insurance policy. Besides policy coverage, issues of dealing with CAR claims will also be addressed during the session.

Building and Construction Authority

3 Apr 2019 to 5 Apr 2019

Modelled after International Facility Management Association (IFMA)s flagship World Workplace Conference hosted in United States annually, the World Workplace Asia (WWPA) conference provides a platform for exchanges on pertinent issues and complexities of facility management, in the Asian context. More than 600 delegates, represented by facilities management, property management and real estate professionals, building owners, public sector officials and other decision-makers locally and worldwide, attended the inaugural run of the WWPA conference held in Singapore in 2012, and the subsequent run in 2015.Presented by Building and Construction Authority (BCA), IFMA and the Singapore Chapter of IFMA, the WWPA conference 2019 will be focusing on the theme Building the Future of Facility Management through Digital Innovation. This years conference focuses on technology and innovation, with the attention on digitalisation. The presentations will encompass topics covering pertinent issues in smart facility management, operation & maintenance and real estate.

Building and Construction Authority

5 Apr 2019 to 5 Apr 2019

ISO 41000: FM STANDARDS, UNDERSTANDING AND IMPLEMENTATIONThe ISO 41000 suite of international FM standards provides a framework for FM worldwide in the delivery of services, fine-tune performance and manage risks allowing businesses to operate in a more effective, efficient and resilient manner. This session will address the development and implications of ISO 41000 and demonstrates how standards can contribute to a more productive, sustainable and liveable Built Environment which influences our quality of life.

This course is design to assist engineer to prepare for Practical Professional Exam in Civil Engineering. The syllabus of the exam is very wide; many engineers do not know how to prepare for the exam. This course uses systemic approach to cover major topics.

Building and Construction Authority

8 Apr 2019 to 9 Apr 2019

Since 1 April 2015, all structural plans submission have to be based on Eurocode (EC) design standards. EC was developed over the last 30 years by experts from the European Union and is considered as one of the worlds most advanced and established building codes. This move is part of BCAs ongoing efforts in raising the standards of structural building design.To prepare engineers for the adoption of EC in the design of reinforced concrete structures, this workshop will approach the design of concrete structures using EC in comparison with BS 8110.The workshop will contain lectures as well as hands-on tutorial sessions to provide participants with practical design experience.This workshop is jointly organised by BCA Academy and Protective Technology Research Centre of Nanyang Technological University.

Building and Construction Authority

8 Apr 2019 to 10 Apr 2019

This course intends to train veteran builders who would like to be registered as the Approved Persons as stipulated in the Building Control (Licensing of Builders) Regulations 2008. This course aims to provide essential knowledge training in the statutory requirements for construction safety and quality; environmental sustainability, workplace safety & health as well as in risk management.

Building and Construction Authority

11 Apr 2019 to 12 Apr 2019

Many professionals in the built environment sector have little or no finance knowledge and experience. The lack of understanding of the financial information hinders them from drafting an accurate budget and making informed business decisions. In the current competitive global economy, there is a need for the built environment professionals to grasp essential key knowledge in the area of finance in order to make more informed business decisions.

Building and Construction Authority

11 Apr 2019 to 12 Apr 2019

In recent years, data analytics has gained significant momentum and buy-in from leadership in organisations across sectors and functions. However, many organisations continue to find it challenging to get data analytics off the ground and on the right track due to a combination of technical, cultural and capabilities factors. One of the key factors is the lack of analytics skills among the employees. While organisations may hire specialists to jump start its analytics journey or work in specific analytics projects, the potential of data analytics can only be sustained if the organisation is able to build data analytics capabilities and culture throughout the organisation. This bespoke workshop aims to address such capability gaps in the built environment sector, especially among professionals and managers in non-analyst roles who wish to work with and make sense of data and analysis of their daily work.

Institution of Engineers, Singapore

11 Apr 2019 to 11 Apr 2019

Jointly-organised byIES Electronics and Computer Engineering Technical Committee (ECETC)and TUV SUD PSB Singapore.

Our Speakers are:

Mr Derrick Sim Boon Hwa, Product Manager, Electrical and Electronic Centre, Product Service, TUV SUD PSB Singapore.

Dr Ronnie Teo Jin Wah, Scientist III, Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech), Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR).

Ms Zhang Yiran, Project Engineer, TUV SUD.

Dr Marvin Henry Bll, Senior Engineer and Project Manager, TUV SUD.

CPD/ PDU/ STU: (i), (ii), (iii), (iv), (v) and (vi); all pending approvals/ confirmations

  • (i) PDU for PEB PEs (for all engineering branches/disciplines).
  • (ii) PDU for IES C.Engs (for engineering sectors listed in https://www.charteredengineers.sg/branches/).
  • (iii) STU for IES/ ACES M&E REs and RTOs.
  • (iv) STU for IES/ TUCSS Tunnelling REs/ RTOs.
  • (v) CPD for NEA/ IES Singapore Certified Energy Managers (SCEMs).
  • (vi) CPD for BOA/ SIA Registered Architects.
  • (vii) Approved/ Confirmed 3 (Three) CPD for Singapore Institute of Landscape Architects (SILA) Accredited Landscape Architects.

LED lighting: Do you know what youre getting? - Civil + Structural ...https://csengineermag.com/article/led-lighting-do-you-know-what-you-re-getting/

Typical LED street light fixtures can be an ice cube tray style a rectangular box with LEDs or shaped to look like traditional lighting fixtures, which allow...

Smart roads could power street lamps, electric cars - The Economic ...https://economictimes.indiatimes.com News Science

Sep 19, 2017 - "The system we develop will then convert this mechanical energy into electric energy to power things such as street lamps, traffic lights and ...

LTA installing smarter, energy-saving street lights, Singapore News ...https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/lta-installing-smarter-energy-saving-street-lights

Jan 4, 2017 - All street lamps will be replaced with energy-efficient lightemitting diodes (LED) in five years, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) said yesterday. ... By 2019, 25,000 street lights in central Singapore, including areas such as Rochor Road, Kallang Road and New Bridge Road, will be retrofitted, the LTA said.

Tunnelling projects will have to be designed to be easier to build: BCA ...https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/.../tunnelling-projects-will-have-to-be-designe...

Jan 6, 2016 - SINGAPORE - Tunneling projects for MRT lines and expressways may become ... standard of labour-saving methods andtechnologyor face penalties. ... fittings such aslights and fans, then brought to Singapore and fitted out...

Tengah flats may get centralised cooling and AI-controlled energy ...

The Straits Times - 9 Jul 2018 -SINGAPORE - The Housing Board (HDB) and energy utilities ... For example, for power failures in housing blocks, street lamps and traffic lights,...

HDB flats at new Tengah town may get centralised cooling, AI ...
The Business Times-9 Jul 2018

HDB eyes AI-powered energy system in Tengah

Singapore Business Review - 10 Jul 2018 -The Housing & Development Board (HDB) inked a memorandum of ... failures occurring in residential blocks,street lamps, or traffic lights, and...

AI-powered system in the works to help new Tengah town save energy

TODAYonline - 10 Jul 2018 -...traffic lights and street lamps, then channel energy from alternative ... the Housing and Development Board (HDB) and utility provider SP...

[PDF] Technology and the City: Foundation for a Smart Nation - Centre for ...

Our Smart Nation initiative is actually not about technology. It is really ...... introducing smart initiatives to HDB estates. The framework consists of two layers. ...... communication links embedded in the new street lamps to mount additional...

Setting the standard worldwide: intelligent city, Smart Nation ...https://spring.enterprisesg.gov.sg/.../Setting-the-standard-worldwide-intelligent-city-S...

Jan 8, 2016 -As Singaporegears up to be the world's first Smart Nation, it's relying ... with 'smart city' technologies to tackle issues such as street lighting, waste ...HDB is also working closely with government agencies and industry players...

Soaring Demand Drives Landscape Lighting Market Growth During the Forecast Period, 2018 to 2028

Fact.MR has announced the addition of the Landscape Lighting Market Forecast, Trend Analysis & Competition Tracking - Global Market Insights 2018 to 2028"report to their offering.

Rockville, MD -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/02/2019 -- The development of energy-efficient and economic LEDs lighting products has broaden the application of the LED lights including the outdoors also. Due to advancements in landscape lighting technology, (such as the use of chip-on-board technology) landscape lighting are being adopted significantly. Moreover, the day and night monitoring of the outside environment is done with the help of the landscape lighting. The landscape lighting market is expected to have a significant growth during the forecast period owing to the promising application of landscape lighting inside the house and in roadways also. The modern landscape lighting is expected to encourage people to switch from conventional lighting solutions to LED landscape lighting solutions due to the advanced features of the landscape lighting market. In addition, the arrival of efficient and smart technologies, such as daylight sensors and control systems (for the remote monitoring of smart street lights) provide a rise in potential opportunities for the landscape lighting market.

Source/ Courtesy of: http://www.sbwire.com/press-releases/soaring-demand-drives-landscape-lighting-market-growth-during-the-forecast-period-2018-to-2028-1159820.htm

Building and Construction Authority

17 Apr 2019 to 18 Apr 2019

Safety is influenced by a number of factors such as workplace environment, managements commitment to safety, attitude or behaviour of working personnel towards safety, etc. Workers positive behaviour towards safety is considered one of the key factors in preventing accidents at workplaces. A successful introduction of behavioural safety process, focussing on identifying and reducing unsafe behaviour and reinforcing safe behaviour is one means of improving safety at workplaces.Behavioural Safety is a methodology used to improve safety culture through change of behaviour of working personnel in an organisation. This methodology has been applied successfully in other industries like petrochemical and manufacturing and is gaining popularity in the construction industry.