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Chamber of Engineers hosts WFEO President

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
Chamber of Engineers calls for amendments to engineering warrant

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.

Chamber of Engineers congratulates Helga Pizzuto on new role

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.

Engineers’ role in the future of business development

DATE: 4 March 2011

"Engineering is needed today more than ever, because its practical approach to problem solving is what turns plans into a reality," said Ing. Saviour Baldacchino, President of the Chamber of Engineers during the recently held Annual General Meeting. “It is innovative and creative and able to turn the results of research into practical products and services.”

Ing. Baldacchino outlined the Chamber’s strategy for 2011, explaining that the organisation aimed to increase its lobbying presence with increased participation in consultations relevant to the engineering professions. “We firmly believe that the voice of our Chamber must continue to be heard in the public arena, in order to persist in our mission of promoting engineering,” he said.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 November 2011 19:15
New Kappara distribution centre will be Malta's link to European grid

Enemalta has issued a call for tenders for a new distribution centre in Kappara which will cater for the electricity needs of the North-East of Malta and also be Malta's link with the interconnector to the European power grid, Finance Minister Tonio Fenech said. Preparations for the new distribution centre have already been started, with workers currently drilling galleries through which the cables with run.

Last Updated on Monday, 15 March 2010 15:08
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