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Benefit with Alternative Energy & Waste Management - Seminar

The Chamber of Engineers recently organised a seminar on the benefits of alternative energy and waste management. Held at the Grand Hotel Excelsior in Floriana, the seminar also gave participants the practical implications by presenting various case studies.

The first presentation was given by Mr. Francis Micallef, an industrial chemist. Mr. Micallef covered the concept of waste management, as well as the latest trends, legal responsibilities and the current situation in Malta.

He was followed by Ing. Matthew Spiteri, Director at Altern, who discussed sustainability in industry, Malta’s objectives, and green technologies for industry, details on the legal notice on the feed in tariffs for photovoltaic energy amongst other ways on how to reduce energy consumption.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 September 2013 15:38
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Successful seminar on basic acoustic concepts, sound behaviour, sound insulation


On 4th January, the Chamber of Engineers held a well attended seminar covering basic acoustic concepts, sound behaviour and sound insulation. The audience were from different sectors, which included engineers, architects, representatives from the University of Malta, importers,  hospitals,  and even the hospitality industry.

In the first part of the seminar, the key speaker, Dr. Benjamin Fenech, covered the fundamentals of sound, measuring sound, sound, noise and health effects, as well as room acoustics. In the second part of the seminar he then discussed acoustic design, environmental noise and planning, and vibration and vibration isolation. At the end of the seminar, the audience were given the opportunity to ask questions.

Last Updated on Saturday, 02 February 2013 11:30
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Annual General Meeting 2013

The Council has decided that a postal voting system will be introduced at the forthcoming CoE elections 2013.

The aim is to encourage more members to participate in the election of the Council Members of the Chamber. The voting document, together with an explanatory letter, will be sent by post prior to the Annual General Meeting, which will be held on Thursday 28th February 2013 at 6pm at the Professional Centre, Gzira. Your active participation at the AGM is important as we shall review the past year’s performance and achievements while discussing our future objectives. All members are urged to attend.

Kindly note that only those members who have paid their 2012 and 2013 membership subscription shall be entitled to vote as stipulated in clause 11.7 of the statute. Membership fees will be accepted before the meeting commences.


The following is the Agenda:

  1. Reading and approval of minutes
  2. Matters arising
  3. Correspondence
  4. President’s address
  5. Treasurer’s report
  6. Motions and amendments to the Statute
  7. Election of Auditors
  8. Other matters
  9. Election of Council members

Motion/s for the modification of the Statute should be forwarded to the Chamber at least one week prior the AGM for such proposals to be discussed during the meeting.

 

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 February 2013 13:30
 
High level projects awarded at Malta Engineering Excellence Awards 2012

 

Professor Joseph Mifsud, Ing. Carmel Cuschieri and Hoter Ltd were the proud winners of the 11th edition of the Malta Engineering Excellence Awards (MEEA) 2012.

Over 250 engineers and guests attended this year’s ceremony, which is organised annually by the Chamber of Engineers (CoE). The MEEAs are an opportunity to recognise the capabilities of engineers in Malta, and is a flagship event of the CoE. CoE President Ing. Saviour Baldacchino and Lieutenant Commander William Woytyra, representing the United States Embassy presented the awards.

The award for Industrial Excellence was awarded to Hoter Ltd, run by Ing. Marco Cremona of Sustech Consulting.  Ing. Cremona has invented, built and tested the HOTER process leading to the development of the world’s first sewage-to-potable water plant for hotels and large commercial buildings. The HOTER process meets all the 1st class and 2nd class water needs of a hotel, safely and reliably, with the product water from the process meeting and exceeding EU Drinking Water standards.

Last Updated on Monday, 17 December 2012 20:45
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CoE in discussions with Engineering Board on Engineering Act

The Chamber of Engineers and the Engineering Board have met on a number of occasions, in order to discuss the Engineering Act. Arising from these discussions, a Legal Notice listing changes to the Engineering Act was recently compiled by the Engineering Board and published.

Last Updated on Friday, 09 November 2012 17:20
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