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President Corner -Prof. NR
President's Corner
Eng. (Prof.) Mrs. Niranjanie Ratnayake

As I am writing these words, the country is facing a severe disaster situation due to inclement weather conditions and their impacts. The Disaster Management Centre is reporting of flood and landslide risk in 19 provinces; 12 deaths, 43 houses fully damaged and 3,172 houses partially damaged; 56,472 persons (14,500 families) housed in 246 refugee stations; NBRO has issued red alerts for potential risk of landslides in 23 DSD’s in Ratnapura, Kegalle, Nuwara Eliya, Kalutara and Galle Districts. Read more...>>>

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Editorial - The Engineer’s Log Book
The Engineer’s Log Book

It’s a mandatory requirement to maintain and submit the “Training Log Book” by the applicants who seek Corporate Membership of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka. This log book shall contain initial ideas, sketches, rough designs, calculations, task lists, problems encountered and fixes related to projects or their day today work. In addition, the Engineer may record meeting minutes, important decisions taken at work. Read more... >>>

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The Professionally Competent Engineer by MA Mohamed Irfan
Competent Engineer

Have you ever come across a situation where experienced senior engineers don’t perform well in their jobs or are not competent enough to face engineering challenges in their day-to-day work? Some of them cannot even find good jobs. In addition, such engineers never get promoted. The fact is that it does not matter how many years’ experience you have if you are not competent enough in your job and you are not up to date in your field of specialization. Read more... >>>

Root Cause Failure Analysis: Unknown knowns by Dawson Preethi
Root Cause Failure Analysis

Root Cause Failure Analysis: Unknown knowns In a fragile world, as engineers, we need to know the pathology of failures. It may be a structural failure, or material failure, design failure, or any other kinds of failures; regardless to the type, category or discipline, there must be an appropriate way of systematic investigation of the root cause of failure. Read more... >>>

Why the SLSFTA is a lost opportunity by Eng. (Prof.) Mrs. Niranjanie Ratnayake

So why are we so concerned as a Professional Body, about the Sri Lanka – Singapore Free Trade Agreement (SLSFTA) signed on 23rd January and came into effect from 1st May 2018? Trade liberalization is a stated policy of the Government, and we understand that they can be effectively used to attract Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) and develop a country. Read more... >>>

Professionals say govt. rushed into Singapore FTA
govt. rushed into Singapore FTA

The top professional bodies representing engineers, architects, town planners and quantity surveyors and other related professions this week charged that the government has rushed into signing the Sri Lanka-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (SLSFTA) without having proper legal frameworks in place to ensure job security of local professionals and the possible entry of under-qualified overseas professionals. Read more... >>>

JIY & SRPC Competitions Promotes Global Competition through Intel ISEF and Sri Lanka Science & Engineering Fair, SLSEF-2018

The Sri Lanka Science and Engineering Fair (SLSEF) 2018, for selecting the cream of creative and innovative among Sri Lankan school children for participation in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) 2018 to be held in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA was conducted at the Wimalasurendra Auditorium of the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka on 19th February 2018. Read more... >>>

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Third Death Anniversary of Dr Mervyn Gunasekera – May 14th
Dr Mervyn Gunasekera

He was a very active member of the Institution of Civil Engineers, London both locally and overseas. He was in the Executive Committee of the Sri Lanka Association of the Institution of Civil Engineers (SLAice) from its inception initially as the Vice Chairman. He was a member of the Professional Reviews not only in Sri Lanka but also overseas in Hong Kong, Chennai etc. when his observations were well accepted by the overseas members. Just before his demise he had completed the Professional Reviews in Sri Lanka and his reports were on their way to London. Read more... >>>

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