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Chamber of Engineers congratulates MGPEI on 50th Anniversary

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DATE: 10 May 2011

The Chamber of Engineers would like to congratulate the Malta Group of Professional Engineering Institutions (MGPEI) on its 50th anniversary, since its establishment in 1961.

The MGPEI celebrated this landmark anniversary on 5th May. Representing the Chamber of Engineers at this well attended event was President Ing. Saviour Baldacchino. The guests of honour included the Presidents of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (I. Mech.E) Dr Nigel Burton and Mr. John R. Wood respectively, as well as Mr. Richard Coackley, Vice President of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE). The MGPEI represents these prestigious organisations in Malta. The British High Commissioner, H.E. Ms. Louise Stanton was also in attendance.

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Chamber of Engineers 20th Annual Conference: Energy: The Alternatives

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DATE: 10 MAY 2011


The Chamber of Engineers held its 20th Annual Conference with the theme of Energy: The Alternatives on 19th May 2011 at the Hotel Corinthia San Gorg, St. Julians. This year's conference focused on alternatives to the well known technologies, going beyond the renewable energies that have been tackled time and time again.

The conference delved into the non-conventional renewable energy technologies that can be taken advantage of, the market opportunities for such technologies, and how the local renewable energy scene is evolving.

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 January 2012 20:45
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Chamber of Engineers hosts WFEO President

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DATE: 14 APRIL 2011


This week, the Chamber of Engineers hosted the President of the World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO), Ing. Adel M. M.J Al-Kharafi, during his visit to Malta. WFEO is an international, non-governmental organisation representing the engineering profession worldwide. The WFEO represents around 100 organisations, including both national and international entities.

During his visit, Ing. Al-Kharafi met with Prime Minister Dr. Lawrence Gonzi, with whom he stressed the importance of engineers in society. Ing. Al-Kharafi stated that it is imperative for governments to support the development of the engineering profession in the country. He noted that this could be done in a number of ways, but primarily through tangible support and more exposure of the engineer in society.

 

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 November 2011 20:34
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Chamber of Engineers calls for amendments to engineering warrant

MEDIA RELEASE
DATE: 21 March 2011


The Chamber of Engineers believes that it is time for certain amendments in the law regarding engineering warrants, in order to better reflect current circumstances.

“Over two decades have passed since the awarding of the first engineering warrants. The Chamber has been working on a number of proposals related to this issue and will be presenting them to the Engineering Board that regulates the profession. The Chamber also offers to assist the Board in order to carry out the necessary amendments as swiftly as possible,” said Ing. Saviour Baldacchino, President of the Chamber of Engineers.

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Chamber of Engineers congratulates Helga Pizzuto on new role

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DATE: 19 MARCH 2011

The Chamber of Engineers would like to congratulate fellow member and past President, Ing. Helga Pizzuto on being elected President of the Malta Federation of Professional Associations. Ing. Pizzuto held the post of President of the Chamber of Engineers for four years until 2010. During her tenure at the Chamber, Ing. Pizzuto oversaw the development of a number of policies and projects which came to fruition.The Chamber is pleased to note that once again, an individual in the engineering profession has been appointed to a prestigious post, representing her profession and in this case, a number of others. In fact, the Chamber of Engineers is one of the organisations represented by the Federation.

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