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Announcements, Events and News

IES Green Festival: 4 Mar 2023 (Sat), 10.00am to 1.00pm, Science Centre Annex Hall 

Join us at the IES Green Festival as we celebrate World Engineering Day and engage in deep conversations about engineering, innovation, resilience, and sustainability!

What's more, enjoy COMPLIMENTARY ADMISSION to the Science Centre for 4 March after the festival!

Click HERE to view the flyer (UPDATED!)
Click HERE to register for the event.

Participate in the National Engineers Day - Engineering Innovation Challenge 2023!
Sign-ups NOW OPEN

Calling all students from secondary schools, junior colleges, Institutes of Technical Education (ITEs), polytechnics, and universities - Sign-ups are now open for YOU to take part in the Engineering Innovation Challenge (EIC) 2023!
Form a team of up to five (depending on category) to take part!

Through the theme, Engineering for Resilient City Living, you will be tasked to design or invent a product to demonstrate your understanding of the given problem statement. This will enable you to gain deeper insight into how engineering is integral in building liveable, resilient and sustainable urban environments, develop your engineering / prototyping skills through creative design.

Sign up today!
For more information, click HERE.

Note: Registration closes on 23 April 2023 or when all available slots are filled. For more information or enquiries, please email

IES Membership Promotion Drive 2023

IES is having a membership promotion drive from now till the end of April 2023, where new applicants can enjoy 50% off subscription fees for the first year, plus a waiver of the admin and entrance fees when they sign up as a new member!

Feel free to spread this to network who are undecided about joining as an IES member and applying for Chartered Engineer certification!

For more information, please click HERE.

Seminar on SS333:2022 Specification for Fire Dampers: 21 Mar 2023 (Tue), 2.00pm - 5.00pm, Concorde Hotel Singapore

This seminar will highlight the key changes of SS 333:2022, which includes Fire Code provisions, and the usage of fire damper and fire-smoke damper. Participants will also learn how to use and differentiate between fire damper, and fire-smoke damper, and its installation methods. Product testing procedures, and how to get fire-smoke damper tested and listed under SCDF Product Listing Scheme (PLS) will also be covered.

For more information, please click HERE.

IES-INCA Activities
Short Courses/Events
1. IES-INCA Technopreneur x New Market Series 2023 - How I built, grew, and sold my software development company & Opportunities growing your business in Malaysia: 8 Mar 2023 (Wed), 5.30pm, ACE Ideation Centre

Join us and learn from fellow engineer, Mr Paddy Tan, about his experiences in building his software solution development company and selling it. He will also share his knowledge on how you can expand your business in the Malaysia market.

Sign up here: and
use the Promo Code "IESINCA" for a Special Rate!
IES / IESA CPD Courses & Events
Date   Event   CPD Points

15 Mar (Wed)
1000 - 1200
Flare Design, Types and Selection

PDU (PE, CEng) (TBC)

18 Mar (Sat)
0900 - 1315
IES Prep Course for PPE Exam Part 2 - Civil Engineering (Module 4) Exam Prep [IESA]

21 - 22 Mar
1815 - 2200
The Need for Good Risk Management at Project Sites and the Technical Application of Construction Insurance (18th Run) [IESA]
2 STU (Safety)
3 STU (Struct)

6 PDU (PE, CEng)
(All TBC)


21 - 23 Mar
0900 - 1730
IES Prep Course for PPE Exam - Air Conditioning and Mechanical Ventilation Systems (ACMV) (2023) [IESA]
24 PDU (PE, CEng) (TBC)

22 - 23 Mar
0900 - 1245
Formwork Design and Safety with Code of Practice SS580:2020 QSS (12th Run) [IESA]
2 STU (Safety)
3 STU (Struct)

6 PDU (PE, CEng)
(All TBC)


24 Mar (Fri)
0900 - 1315
Approved Code of Practice on Chief Executives and Board of Directors' WSH Duties (1st Run) [IESA]
2 STU (Safety)
4 PDU (PE, CEng)


29 - 31 Mar
0900 - 1815
IES Prep Course for PPE Exam Part 2 - Mechanical Engineering - Fire Safety Systems (4th Run) [IESA]
  21 PDU (PE, CEng)

30 Mar (Thu)
1500 - 1700
Do's and Don'ts of ECM Design and Implementation in Construction Sites with Case Studies

31 Mar (Fri)
1330 - 1730
Half-day Workshop on the new Eurocode 2 - Part 4: SS EN 1992-4 Design of Fastenings for Use in Concrete [IES-IStructE]
  PDU (PE, CEng) (TBC)

6 Apr (Thu)
1400 - 1600
  TuasOne Waste to Energy Plant  
PDU (PE, CEng) (TBC)
1. Reminder: Compliance with Building Layout Related Requirements in SS 550:2020

2. Updates to the Approved Document (1 March 2023)

3. Basic Accessibility in Existing Non-Barrier-Free Buildings

4. Adoption of the Code on Periodic Energy Audit of Building Cooling System (Edition 4.0)

5. A&A Works To Or Near Conserved Buildings and Maintenance of Conserved Buildings
6. Lodgement Scheme Expanded to Allow Lodgement of Layout Plan for Farm Developments
7. New Edition of Technical Guideline for Land Traffic Noise Impact Assessment

8. Feedback Sought on Proposed Legislative Amendments for CORENET X
9. Revision to PUB's Standard Drawing on Manhole on Slope (Revised Drawing No.: PUB/WRN/STD/011)

10. (A) Phasing-Out Of Sale And Supply Of Copper Alloy Grades CW602N, CW709R AND CC491K Water Fittings For Potable Water For use and (B) New Copper Alloy Water Fittings Acceptable For Potable Water Use And The Testing Requirements

11. Updated Stipulated Standards & Requirements For Metallic Materials In Contact With Water For Supply To Water Service Installations
12. Technical Requirements For Household Shelters 2023

13. Amendments To Fire Code 2018 - 12th Batch Of Amendments

14. Amendment To Fire Code 2018: Implementation Of SS 299:2021 Singapore Standard For Code Of Practice For Fire-Resistant Cables Of Rated Voltage Up To And Including 600/1000V For Fixed Installations, Having Low Emission Of Smoke And Corrosive Gases When Affected By Fire Requirements And Test Method
Other Industry News / Events

Pledge to help make Singapore a green nation!

Every little effort counts. Join the IES Council and Secretariat today in becoming part of the driving force towards a sustainable future!

Make your Green Nation Pledge now! You can choose to pledge as an individual or on behalf of your school or organisation.

For more information, click HERE.


Tuas Port Phase 1 receives WFEO honour for engineering excellence

The Tuas Port Phase 1 Reclamation Project undertaken by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore and Surbana Jurong, together with other partners, received the 2022 H.J. Sabbagh Prize for Excellence in Engineering Construction, a top WFEO honour. This is in addition to clinching the ASEAN Outstanding Engineering Achievement Award and the IES Prestigious Engineering Achievement Award for 2022 this year. Congratulations on the triple win! 

For more information, click HERE.

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