Gennady Sakharov, National Association of Construction Engineering Consultants President, Director on Capital Investments of Rosatom State Corporation, Director of Branch Centre of the Capital Construction of Rosatom, became a member of the Expert Council on Engineering and Industrial Design under the Russian Federation Ministry of Industry and Trade.
The Council was established in pursuance of item 11 of the Action Plan (“Road Map”) in engineering and industrial design of RF Government Decree No 1300-r dated July 23, 2013. The experts faced a broad range of objectives with respect to preparing proposals on implementing the “Road Map”, ensuring dialogue between the professional community and governmental bodies, improving the regulatory framework, and provisions aimed at support to national engineering companies, and training of staff for the engineering industry. Representatives of the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Ministry of Education and Science, Ministry of Labour and Social Protection, Ministry of Economic Development, Rostechnadzor, Agency for Strategic Initiatives, industry-specific associations, engineering companies, scientific and technical institutions.
According to Gennady Sakharov, it is the integrated expert review, the development of a clear field of concepts and definitions with respect to engineering business, and acceptance of a law on engineering will become a platform to stabilize and build an advanced multi-level system of engineering in this country. “Today engineering is recognized globally as a way to improve business efficiency, which proves oneself, first of all, in complicated investment and industrial projects. Harmonization of engineering terminology at the national and international levels, update of legal, regulatory, and technical framework in the field of engineering is the economic necessity of today”, the expert says.
Gennady Sakharov also reminded that NACEC is doing large-scale work on developing proposals to develop the national system of integrated investment and construction engineering. In particular, NACEC and Branch Centre of the Capital Construction (OCKS) of Rosatom specialists had developed and presented for professional consultation a draft of professional standard ‘Construction Engineering Consultant’. National standard GOST R “Engineering in Construction: Terminology and Definitions” which is also under development by NACEC experts, was included by Federal Agency on Technical Regulating and Metrology (Rosstandard) into National Standardization Programme 2016.
Press-Office, Branch Centre of the Capital Construction (OCKS) of Rosatom State Corporation: 8 499 949 43 95 ext. 5721, 5722 or 3390