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Announcements, Events, and News

Message from Mr Dalson Chung, 29th IES President

Mr Dalson Chung, Director, Industry Development and Promotion Division, National Environment Agency, officially began his duties as the 29th IES President at the IES 56th AGM on 28 May 2022.

Click HERE to read his message to all IES Members.


Recruitment for Biomedical Engineering Technical Committee (BETC) Members

A part of the IES Manufacturing Cluster, the BETC aims to promote and develop the field in close relation to the healthcare and medtech industry. This is accomplished through the provision of expertise and suggestions in the development of relevant practices and technologies, as well as engagement with the government, private sector, and academia to build a network of key stakeholders.

The committee is now looking for dynamic individuals who would like to participate in its activities to support, develop, and advance this field. Interested individuals may write in to Ms Amelia Yeo at amelia.yeo@iesnet.org.sg for further details. 


IES Directory 2022 Now Available for Collection 

The 2022 edition of the IES Directory is now available for collection at the IES Main Building (70 Bukit Tinggi Road) and IES Academy (Devan Nair Institute of Employment and Employability, 80 Jurong East St 21, #04-10).

Members are entitled to one copy. Collection hours are from Mondays to Fridays, 9.30am - 12.30pm and 2.00pm - 5.30pm, excluding public holidays. Kindly present your Membership Card and ID number at the point of collection.

The e-copy can be accessed online by logging in to the Members' Portal.

IES / IESA CPD Courses & Events
Date   Event   CPD Points

4 Jul (Mon)
1400 - 1600

Launch of NEW Technical References in Railway - TR 89 : 2021 and TR 97 : 2021

PDU (PE, CEng) (TBC)  

8 Jul (Fri)
1400 - 1800

Key Amendments to Fire Code 2018
3 STU (M&E)
3 PDU (PE, CEng)


STU (Struct) (TBC) 

15 Jul (Fri)
0900 - 1315

Indoor Air Quality on Construction Sites (6th Run) [IESA]
2 STU (Safety)
4 PDU (PE) 
(All TBC)


15 Jul (Fri)
1400 - 1700

Towards a Smarter, Greener and Healthier Built Environment
3 PDU (PE, CEng)

16 Jul (Sat)
1000 - 1200

Root Cause and Lessons Learnt for the 2019 Shenzhen Bay Bridge Tendon Failure Incident
STU (Struct)
PDU (PE, CEng)
(All TBC)

18 Jul (Mon)
1300 - 1900

Guide to Structural Steel, Stainless Steel, & Aluminium for Construction Projects (16th Run) [IESA]
6 STU (Struct)
6 PDU (PE, CEng)
(All TBC)

19 Jul (Tue)
0900 - 1315

Working Safely at Height (7th Run) [IESA]
2 STU (Safety)
4 PDU (PE) 
(All TBC)


21 Jul (Thu)
0900 - 1700

ABC Waters Professional Course - Core Module CU3 (13th Run)
6 PDU (PE, CEng, QECP)

(All TBC)  


21 - 22 Jul (Fri)
Refer to website
Supervision of Underground Projects with Deep Excavation & Bored Tunneling and Safe Entry & Work in Confined Spaces Entry & Work (2nd Edition) (1st Run) [IESA]
2 STU (Safety)
6 STU (Struct)
10 PDU (PE, CEng)


22 Jul (Fri)
0900 - 1700

IES-IStructE Singapore Regional Group: 1-Day Webinar on Earthquake Resistant Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings Based on Eurocode 8
5 STU (Struct)
5 PDU (PE, CEng)


26 Jul (Tue)
1400 - 1615
Launch of New Technical Reference TR 102:2022 Code of Practice for Passive Displacement Cooling (PDC) System for Air-Conditioning Application

PDU (PE, CEng)
(All TBC)


5 - 12 Aug
0900 - 1730
  ECM Course for QECP Assistants & Junior Engineers (1st Run) [IESA]  
STU (Struct)
PDU (PE, CEng)
(All TBC)
1. Guidelines on Maintenance Outcome Requirements for Vertical Platform Lifts

2. Revised Entry Requirements for Construction, Marine Shipyard, and Process (CMP) Sectors Work Permit Holders (WPHs)

3. Application for Assessor's Determination Under Part 10A of the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act for Construction Contracts in the Built Environment Sector

4. Enhanced Minimum Requirements for Developments under the Government Land Sales Programme

5. Launch of Green Mark Incentive Scheme for Existing Buildings (GMIS EB 2.0)
Industry Happenings
SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) Job Skills Insights Survey for the
Built Environment Sector

As part of the larger aim to anticipate the changing skills demand of the Built Environment (BE) sector, SSG is working with BCA, Trade Associations and Chambers, and unions to understand the changing job content of BE jobs as a result of automation, digitalisation, and business / service model changes, and monitor how this is impacting skills demand via labour market insights. They have released a few surveys, and would like to seek your views on them.

Kindly click HERE to access the survey questions and background information.


MOM Survey on Impact of Staggered Rest Days

MOM would like to seek your company’s views on the reduction of the current staggered rest day arrangement from all seven days of the week to a permanent two-day staggered rest day arrangement (i.e. Saturday and Sunday). Your input would help to inform policy changes and transit rest day arrangements in a sustainable manner.

Kindly click HERE to download the survey questions and instructions for submission.


Understanding and Navigating the Public Sector Standard Conditions of Contract (8th Edition): 29 Jul 2022 (Fri), 2.00pm - 6.00pm
In this webinar, speaker Mr Christopher Chuah will explain with reference to
caselaw and case studies on how the different provisions in the PSSCOC relating to
time, cost and quality are interpreted and applied. The speaker will also highlight
various pitfalls to watch out for when using the PSSCOC and how these provisions
dovetail with the amended Security of Payment Act.

For more information, please click HERE.
To download the registration form, please click


SISV-CIOB Understanding the REDAS Conditions of Contract 2022: 15 Jul 2022 (Fri), 10.30am - 12.00pm
For more information, please click HERE.


Inaugurual Prof Chen Charng Ning Distinguished Lecture:
20 Aug 2022 (Sat), 10.00am - 12.30pm

Prof Chen Charng Ning, who passed away on 30 November 2019, was the founding Dean of the School of Civil & Structural Engineering (now the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering) and the former Deputy President of NTU. In addition, he served as chairman of BCA from 1999 to 2001 and Santarli Construction from 2001 to 2019.

The Professor Chen Charng Ning Distinguished Lecture is established in recognition of his outstanding contributions to higher education in Singapore and the construction industry

For more information, please click HERE.


LTA-UITP Singapore International Transport Congress and Exhibition (SITCE) - Call for Papers

Presentations at SITCE 2022 (2 - 4 Nov) will be delivered to an audience of transport professionals and policy officials. The SITCE 2022 Programme Committee encourages the submission of papers which review developments over recent years and present consolidated experience. Theoretical discussions not accompanied by practical examples will therefore be avoided, and the focus will be on assessing policies and actions of practical value for transport decision makers. 

For more information, please click
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