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Insee Cement to empower engineers

28 November, 2021
Minister Chamal Rajapaksa at the signing of the agreement
Minister Chamal Rajapaksa at the signing of the agreement

Insee Cement entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the State Ministry of Home Affairs to enhance knowledge of modern engineering techniques and best practices of 25 District Engineers belonging to the Engineering Division of the State Ministry over a period of one year.

Minister of Irrigation and State Minister of National Security and Disaster Management, and State Minister of Home Affairs, Chamal Rajapaksa was also present.

The agreement was formalised by the Secretary of the State Ministry of Home Affairs  N. H. M. Chithranandha and Executive Vice President,  Sales, Marketing and Innovation at Insee Cement, Jan Kunigk.

 “Sharing, exchanging and improving access to industry knowledge and accumulated expertise plays a crucial role in Insee Cement’s mandate to continuously raise the benchmark of the Sri Lankan construction industry,” said Jan Kunigk. “With this approach a collaborative industry stakeholder community becomes more effective and innovative. We look forward to the successful implementation of this program, and further elevating the local industry standards and  competencies and capabilities,” he said.

 Minister Chamal Rajapakse said, “Collaborating with industry leaders such as Insee Cement enables our engineers to gain insight to emerging global engineering techniques and best practices.”

Under this agreement, full-day training sessions are due to be carried out in one location twice a month, with modules tailored to focus on procurement and contract administration, foundations in weak soils , water and waste water management systems in high-rises buildings, HVAC systems, fire protection and detection systems, basics of HV and LV distribution, solid waste management, and the construction and maintenance of rural roads.