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Announcements, Events, and News
IES Operating Hours over Lunar New Year Period
Dear members, kindly note the following operating hours for both IES and IESA over Lunar New Year:
11 Feb (Thu) (Lunar New Year’s Eve): 9.00am – 1.00pm
12 Feb (Fri) (Lunar New Year): CLOSED
15 Feb (Mon): CLOSED
16 Feb (Tue) onwards: Business resumes as per normal
The IES Council and Secretariat wish everyone a healthy and bountiful Year of the Ox.
10 Feb 2021 (Wed), 5.00 pm to 6.30 pm

Join this complimentary webinar, organised by the IES-NTU Student Chapter, for a Virtual NTU Campus Tour and to find out more about life as an NTU engineering student. This event is for engineering students studying in polytechnics. 

Zoom Link:
Meeting ID: 964 0709 1862   Password: NTU
IES Prestigious Engineering Achievement Awards / ASEAN Outstanding Engineering Achievement Awards 2021 - Call for Nominations

Nominations for the IES PEAA 2021 are now open! For more information on the award categories and further instructions, please click HERE.
The deadline for all nominations is Monday, 15 Mar 2021.
Collection of IES Desktop Calendar 2021 
The IES Desktop Calendar 2021 has been printed and is now ready for collection. Members may do so from 9.30am - 12.30pm and 2.00pm - 5.30pm on weekdays at either IES or IES Academy. 

Each member is entitled to one copy of the calendar, while stocks last.

Kindly bring along your membership card for identity verification during the collection. Thank you.
The Singapore Engineer magazine
is going fully digital!

As part of IES’ effort to go green and do its part for environment sustainability, The Singapore Engineer (TSE) magazine will be going fully digital starting Feb 2021, with TSE Jan 2021 being the last print issue. You will still be able to access it through our monthly emailer (both the PDF and the interactive reader version on ISSUU), through the ISSUU mobile app, or online at

Thank you for your continuous support of TSE.
Want to volunteer? Join the Intelligent Manufacturing Technical Committee (IMTC) now!
If interested, kindly send in a 300 - 500 word bio comprising of your CV, professional/specialist registrations, if any, and your fields of specialty to Colin Fong at

All expressions of interest will be subject to assessment by the chairman of the technical committee.
1. Building Works Not Requiring Agencies' Clearances For TOP/CSC
2. Mandatory Sale and Supply of Three Types of Commercial Equipment with Specific Water Efficiency Requirements

3. Advisory To Professional Engineers And Licensed Plumbers On Water Service Installation Projects
CPD Courses & Events
Date   Event   CPD Points

19 Feb (Fri)
1830 - 2130

Fundamental Concepts for Construction Site Safety (Part 1)

2 STU (Safety)
3 PDU (PE)


22 Feb (Mon)
0900 - 1730

One-Day Course on Mentor / Technopreneur Training
PDU (PE, CEng) (TBC)

23 Feb (Tue)
1400 - 1700

[WEBINAR] Digitalisation of the Built Environment Sector - The Helsinki Experience
PDU (PE, CEng)
STU (Struct)
(All TBC)


24 Feb (Wed)
1330 - 1700

[WEBINAR] Energy Efficiency in Chemical, Oil and Gas Industry

24, 25 Feb, 2 Mar
0900 - 1815
IES Preparation Course for PPE Examination Part 2 (Mechanical Engineering) - Fire Safety Systems
24 CET

24, 25 Feb
0900 - 1245

[WEBINAR] Formwork Design and Safety with Code of Practice SS580:2020 QSS (47th Run)
2 STU (Safety)
3 STU (Struct)
6 PDU (PE)

7 SDU 

25 Feb (Thu)
1330 - 1745

[WEBINAR] UVC Disinfection Technology and Practices
PDU (PE, CEng) (TBC)

27 Feb (Sat)
1000 - 1200

[WEBINAR] Ground Improvement Using Surcharge Preloading in Combination with Prefabricated Vertical and Horizontal Drain


2 STU (Struct)

PDU (PE, CEng) 


3 Mar (Fri)
1900 - 2145

[WEBINAR] Smart Building Solution Overview - IoT in the Manufacturing Space / IoT for the Manufacturing Sector

5 Mar (Fri)
0900 - 1315

[WEBINAR] Noise Pollution and Vector Borne Diseases as Environmental Health Concerns from Construction Sites (7th Run)
2 STU (Safety)
3 PDU (PE)

4 SDU 
(All TBC)


9, 11, 16, 18 Mar
1830 - 2200
IES Preparation Course for PPE Examination Part 2 (Mechanical Engineering) - Cold and Hot Water Services & Sanitary Plumbing Systems within Buildings (2nd Run)
2 STU (Safety)
3 PDU (PE)

4 SDU 
(All TBC)


10, 12 Mar
1815 - 2200

The need for good risk management at project sites and the technical application of construction insurance (12th Run)
2 STU (Safety)
3 STU (Struct)
7 PDU (PE)

Other News / Events

[WEBINAR] NUS Engineering Learning Festival: 23 Feb 2021 (Tue), 9.30am - 6.00pm

Attend this one-day virtual event for free and hear from leading industry experts and the best of the Faculty of Engineering, NUS, on the science, challenges, and skills needed in the 5G world at the inaugural NUS Engineering Learning Festival.

For more information, please click HERE.


[DEADLINE EXTENDED] CapitaLand Sustainability X Challenge

Due to overwhelming submissions, the CapitaLand Sustainability X Challenge is extending its deadline to Wednesday, 17 Feb 2021, 2359 hrs. Don't miss your chance to secure up to S$50,000 in project funding, mentoring by CapitaLand's business leaders and prominent venture capitals, and the exclusive opportunity to pilot, test and implement your solution with CapitaLand.

For more information, please click HERE.


[FOR FEEDBACK] Draft Guide on Remote Site Supervision

BCA is working with ACES, IES and SCAL to devise a standard guide on Remote Site Supervision for the industry. It aims to provide guidance and minimum requirements for supervisors in conducting remote site supervision for construction sites or precast yards, and is targeted to be finalised by June/July 2021, to be issued in September.  

The draft guide that BCA has prepared for reference is located HERE. You may email your feedback to Thank you.

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