CECB Annual Symposium 2022/23

CECB Annual Symposium 2022/23

The CECB Annual Symposium 2022/23, with the theme of “Bridging Borders: Exploring Global Connections,” took place at the Galle Face Hotel on January 18, 2024 and marked a momentous celebration of the golden jubilee of CECB.

Hon. Pavithradevi Wanniarachchi, the Minister of Irrigation, was the event’s chief guest, and Prof. Ananda Jayawardana, senior professor and chairman of the Commercial Bank of Ceylon, was the guest of honor.
The event creates a global platform for representing and igniting the internal expertise and scientific acumen that employees across several disciplines such as Water Resources, Coastal and Irrigation Engineering, Structural Engineering, Material Testing, and Building Performance Evaluation,Architectural and Sustainable Development and it demonstrates CECB’s dedication to expanding knowledge, encouraging teamwork, and motivating the next generation of professionals. Further, the forum leads to discuss future directions and priorities for CECB to contribute to self-reliant sustainable development of our nation

CECB Symposium 2022/23 | BRIDGING BORDERS: Exploring Global Connections


CPD Programme Professional Applications Of Paint Systems

Professional Applications Of Paint Systems

A continuous professional development programme tittled “Professional applications of paint systems” was held on 22.11.2023 at CECB Auditorium. The event took place in a hybrid form.
Professional staff were focused and 150 (approx.) were offered the opportunity to take part in
the session, while others joined via Zoom and YouTube.
The team – Training Research & Development Unit was organised the programme with the
intention of up skilling the workforce consistently which enables the employees sharpen the
skills they have learned, speed up innovations in “processes” and to swiftly adopt the latest
technological developments.
The presentation was conducted by Mr. Prabath Jayawardana, B.Sc. (Hons), MBA, CIM
(UK).Head of Technical Support at Nippon Paint Lanka (Pvt) Ltd.
Mr. Prabath talked about the practical concerns and remedial measures that arise up both during
and after application of painting systems. As the topic is much pertinent to today’s business
context, the engagement of the participants for the programme is proved to be very interactive.
The programme was live streamed on Youtube

Official Launch Of CECB E-Learning Platform

Official Launch Of CECB E-Learning Platform

E-Learning Management System of CECB was Officially Launched on 16th February 2023 at CECB at CECB Board Room By Hon.Roshan Ranasinghe (Minister of Sports & Youth Affairs and Minister of Irrigation) and Hon.Mahinda Amaraweera (Minister of Agriculture)

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Kotmale Hydropower Project

Kotmale Hydropower Project

Client:
Mahaweli Authority of Sri Lanka
Location:
Kotmale
Completed:
1980 -1984
Services:
Design & Supervision

The project comprised construction of a 87m high rock fill dam with upstream concrete membrane, having a crest length of 600 m, and radial gated chute type spillways. The concrete lined power tunnel is 6.8 km long. Installed capacity is 2 X 67 MW with provision for a third unit of 67 MW.

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for Siti Small Hydropower Project

EIA for Siti Small Hydropower Project

Uganda – East Africa

Client:
VSHydro Pvt. Ltd
Location:
Chessoweri, Bukwo District
Completed:
2010 -2010
Services:
Environmental Assessments and Geotechnical investigations
Project Value:
USD 43,500 (Direct) + USD 30,000 (Additional works)

The Project envisages the construction of a 26.7 MW Hydropower Scheme. Project components include the following;

  • 3 Weirs
  • 2 Power Houses (Multijet-Pelton Turbines)
  • 2 Headrace channels (over 6 km – combined length)
  • 2 Penstock lines (over 3 km)
  • Project related infrastructure including roads, engineers’ camps and water supply and sanitation facilities.

Social and Environmental Assessment (SEA) of the Proposed Nyamwamba Small Hydropower Project

Nyamwamba Small Hydropower Project

Uganda – East Africa

Client:
South Asia Energy Management Systems, USA
Location:
Uganda, Kilembe
Completed:
2010 -2010
Services:
Consultancy
Project Value:
USD 22,000 (Direct) + USD 20,000 (Additional works)

The Project envisages the construction of a 12 MW Hydropower Scheme. Project components include the following;

  • 2 m high Tyrolean-type Weir
  • Power House (6 MW, two Horizontal axis Francis Turbines)
  • Gross head 190m
  • Tailrace (concrete) – 3 km
  • Buried Penstock of 1.6 km