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MAURICE ILE DURABLE (MID) WORKSHOP, 1-2 December 2010
The Institution of Engineers Mauritius was invited by the Steering Committee on Maurice Ile Durable to attend a two days workshop held at the initiative of the Office of the Prime Minister and the Agence Francaise de Developpement (AFD).
The objective of the MID programme is to consolidate and further move Mauritius along a sustainable trajectory and into a green future with primary focus on reduction of our dependence on fossil fuels, increase in energy efficiency and mitigation of climate change.
In the context of the MID programme, the Maurice Ile Durable Fund was set up in June 2008 with a starting budget of Rs 1.3 billion to finance sustainable development projects. In order to give a greater impetus to the MID quest, a Steering Committee comprising representatives of various Ministries and Departments, the Academia and Donor Agencies has been set up within the Office of the Prime Minister on 4 September 2009.
The Agence Francaise de Developpement for its part has initiated a programme to support the MID initiative. The objectives of this programme are to assist the government in its effort to develop a coherent and shared vision of MID and adapt sectoral policies accordingly, to contribute to the emergence of projects presenting appositive impact on the environment, the economy and the well-being of the population and to foster appreciation by all stakeholders, through communication and dialogue with civil society and socioeconomic actors.

Link to MID Fund: http://www.gov.mu/portal/sites/midf/index.htm


ANNUAL DINNER 2010
The Annual Dinner of IEM was held at LA CANNELLE - DOMAINE LES PAILLES on Friday 17th September 2010
Over a hundred and twenty members and guests responded to the invitation and enjoyed the pleasant meal and the activities.


The two major events were the conferment of Fellow Membership "a titre posthume" to Dr B.K. Baguant and the launching of IEM Journal 2010.


Agreement of Cooperation ICE-IEM
The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) UK and the Institution of Engineers (Mauritius) have entered into an Agreement of Cooperation to promote the development of a closer working relationship, to the mutual benefit of their members and in the interests of the engineering profession.




Agreement of Cooperation IEI-IEM
The Institution of Engineers India (IEI) and the Institution of Engineers (Mauritius) have entered into an Agreement of Cooperation to promote the development of a closer working relationship, to the mutual benefit of their members and in the interests of the engineering profession.




Anti-corruption


A formal anti-corruption alliance with the Global Infrastructure Anti-Corruption Centre (GIACC) UK was ratified by IEM Council on 7th October 2010.




IEM House
Engineers now have a place that we can proudly call our own!
For more details read our June 2010 Newsletter




CONFERENCES


World Engineers' Convention 2011 in Geneva, September 2011
The World Engineers' Convention 2011 (WEC 2011) seeks to encourage innovative engineering aimed at solving the problem of globally sustainable use of energy.
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WFEO CONFERENCES




Please see the attached list of conferences updated by Past WFEO President Barry Grear for your information and/or distribution
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ENGINEERING 2010 - ARGENTINA: "Technology, Innovation and Production for the Sustainable Development"




UADI (Argentine Union of Associations of Engineers) and CAI (Argentine Center of Engineers) together with centres, colleges and institutions of engineering all over the country are organizing the World Engineering Congress and Exhibition: ENGINEERING 2010 - ARGENTINA: "Technology, Innovation and Production for the Sustainable Development"

Please find attached letter from the President of the World Congress and Exhibition: ENGINEERING 2010-ARGENTINA


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link: http://www.ingenieria2010.com.ar/en/welcome.html




2010 Celebration of Science, Technology and Society across the Commonwealth

Welcome to the Commonwealth theme for 2010: "Science, Technology and Society".
Numerous events and activities around the theme will take place around the Commonwealth throughout the year starting with the Commonwealth Day Observance attended by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
more details can be found at www.commonwealthday.org


UPCOMING EVENTS



RECENT EVENTS

ESSAY COMPETITION
IEM Council has already embarked on its 2010 edition of Essay Competition among the Form VI (lower) college students.  
The theme proposed this year is "The Contribution of Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) to the realisation of Maurice Ile Durable".
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SITE VISIT AT MCB Training Centre, Trianon
We are pleased to inform you that the MCB team and the Contractor  on the project General Construction Co. Ltd (through Mr. Edgar Julienne and Mr. Jayesh Desai ) have confirmed to IEMs request for a site visit to the MCB building under construction at Trianon.
As you are aware this is an interesting architectural and engineering work which departs from the trend of having a vertical block as an office tower.
The date and timing is Thursday 11 March 2010 at 10.30 hours.
Kindly  note that the Construction team will be able to receive and accommodate only 20/22 visitors for the site visit .
Please confirm early by latest 10 March 2010 so that we can make necessary arrangements at our end.
Our list will be prepared on a first come first serve basis.
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CEC/ICE Commonwealth Conference - March 2010
Please find an invitation from CEC/ICE Commonwealth Conference which shall take place on 11-12 March 2010 in London.
You are invited to attend and for those of you who cannot attend, you have the possibilty of virtual participation.Kindly read and follow the notes below.
Click here to download notes
Click here to download programme
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IEM AGM 2010
The Annual General Meeting of the Institution of Engineers Mauritius will be held on MONDAY 01 MARCH 2010 AT 18H30 AT GOLD CREST HOTEL, QUATRE BORNES.
Click here to download pdf
For those members  who are interested to stand as candidates for the next election as Council members for cycle 2010-20I2 , please fill the form and submit by Monday 15 Feb 2010, including your brief CV
Click here to download form
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ECO BUILDING CONFERENCE and EXHIBITION
Invitation to attend ECO BUILDING CONFERENCE and EXHIBITION 18-19 March 2010, SWAMI VIVEKANANDA INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTRE, LES PAILLES
click here to download Fact Sheet
Go to www.ecobuilding.mu  or simply email hbrasse@alive2green.com  for more information.
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JOINT IEM - UOM Best Final Year Engineering Project
The Award Ceremony for held on Tuesday 15th September 2009 at the University of Mauritius.
the fisrt prize was awarded to student DINNOO Ramkumarsingh for his project: " Design and Implementation of a DCT-based Watermarking Scheme using FHSS, Luminance and Spatial Masking".
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LATEST PUBLICATIONS


A Self-Learning Manual- Mastering Different Fields of CivilEngineering Works (VC-Q&A Method)by Vincent T. H. CHU
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The Underlying Reasons in Practical Civil Engineering Works by Vincent T.H. CHU
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Disclaimer: These books are posted free of charge on IEM website at the request of the author. IEM shall accept no liability to any person for any inaccuracy in any of the information published.
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