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Building and Construction Authority

1 Aug 2017 to 1 Aug 2017

Drywall as internal partition is gaining popularity as one of the leading solutions towards achieving quality finishing with higher productivity. Besides facilitating a cleaner, quieter and environmental-friendly worksite, drywall construction is quicker with lesser labour requirement. The use of drywall internal partition is encouraged and recognized under CONQUAS 8th edition and forms part of the CONQUAS Enhancement Series on Good Industry Practices. This GIP course aims to highlight the benefits and good practices of drywall installation introduced in the GIP practice guide book on Drywall Internal Partition and extends the knowledge to other applications for wet areas and Prefabricated Bathroom Unit (PBU).

Building and Construction Authority

1 Aug 2017 to 1 Aug 2017

This 1-day course aims to provide an in-depth understanding on the design and maintenance of the kitchen exhaust system for hawker centres and food establishments. The course will provide an overview of NEA kitchen exhaust design guide as well as relevant local regulatory and mandatory requirements. In addition, it will also cover fundamentals of mechanical ventilation system, good design practices in kitchen exhaust system and case studies.

Building and Construction Authority

15 Aug 2017 to 30 Apr 2018

Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) is an integrated approach that combines Building Information Modelling (BIM) and advanced management methods to improve productivity. Speci?cally, it has been proven to increase pro?tability, improve reliability and predictability before project execution, hence enhancing project efficiency. The VDC certificate program was first introduced in 2008 by the Stanford Universitys Center for Integrated Facility Engineering (CIFE). The intended outcome of the program is to enable industry professionals to effectively apply VDC to obtain higher return for their businesses and capital projects. To date, hundreds of participants in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia including Singapore have benefited from the program, many of whom have successfully implemented VDC in their projects.

Building and Construction Authority

15 Aug 2017 to 17 Aug 2017

Property and facilities management is a growing industry in Singapore. With the increasing number of strata residential developments in Singapore and rising expectations from the home occupiers for proper maintenance of the estate, it is essential to equip the estate managers in effective management of their facilities and premises, in particular to the water supply, sanitary, drainage systems and environmental control. The course aims to provide an overview of the relevant local authorities regulatory requirements and guidelines. It will highlight the good management and maintenance practices for water, drainage and sewerage services, wet facilities and waste collection system. Water Efficiency Measures will also be covered.

Singapore University of Social Sciences

17 Aug 2017 to 17 Aug 2017

The new SIA Building Contracts 2016 were put into use recently by the Singapore Institute of Architects. SPM is pleased to have 2 prominent legal professionals, who were involved in the drafting of these new SIA contracts, to share on the key changes made to the contracts. Participants can look forward to learn about the significance of the changes and new provisions, their potential impact and areas that contract administrators need to watch out for.Specifically, Mr. Christopher Chuah of Wong Partnership LLP will discuss aspects of SIA (1) Building Contract 2016 - Without Quantities, (2) Sub Contract 2016 and (3) Building Contract 2016 - Design & Build with Employer's Design 2016, while Mr. Anil Changaroth of Changaroth Chambers LLC will consider the SIA (1) Building Contracts - Without Quantities (International) and (2) Sub Contracts 2016 (International) including how it operates as opposed to the new local contract, the 9th edition and a couple of the common international contracts.

Effective fire compartmentation helps to control the spread of fire during a fire breakout. It is important to know the requirements of a good fire resistance enclosure design to prevent the fire from spreading and reduce damage to building. This workshop is jointly organised with the Protective Technology Research Centre, Nanyang Technological University.

Building and Construction Authority

24 Aug 2017 to 24 Aug 2017

You are cordially invited to attend the first Masterclass jointly organised by BCAA, NTUC and e2i on 24th August 2017. Admission is free. As seats are limited, do register early to avoid disappointment. Please click on the link to register.

Building and Construction Authority

30 Aug 2017 to 31 Aug 2017

The construction industry is one which requires various stakeholders to establish a collaborative working relationship. In addition to technical skills, built environment professionals are also expected to have good personal, communication and people management skills to effectively handle and manage the day-to-day activities.This 2-day course aims to impart to the participants effective people management practices in managing complex changes and uncertainty in workplace. Through this course, participants will learn the strategies to build up proactive relationship, manage conflicts and achieve effective resolution in workplace. Case studies will be shared to enhance participants learning.

Building and Construction Authority

31 Aug 2017 to 31 Aug 2017

Challenges in the deep foundation construction such as deep socketing in hard rock, boulder formation, limestone cavity, increasing need to construct deeper and deeper pile etc, are not uncommon in Singapore. Many of such challenges could be overcome by advances and new technologies developed over the past few years. This technical seminar aims to provide the industry with firsthand information from the experts of invited piling machine manufacturers. This seminar also aims to educate our industry with the state-of-the-art piling technologies that is available to meet the objective of increased productivity, enhanced safety and meeting high standard required for more and more challenging projects. www.cma.sg/e/geosspiling

Building and Construction Authority

4 Sep 2017 to 19 Jan 2018

BCA is now inviting nominations for the Construction Productivity Awards (CPA) - Projects to recognise project teams that have demonstrated productivity in their construction development projects from the design to the end of construction. The Construction Productivity Awards (CPA) -Projects 2018 is now extended till 19 January 2018.

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