The CSTST Technical Working Group recently had its first meeting last June 27, 2011 at Le Meridien Hotel in Chiang Mai, Thailang where they discussed and agreed upon the common terminologies to be used during the course of the program, as well as the scope and definition of the two (2) ACF priority trade skills of Metal Formword and Steel Reinforcement Work.
The TWG also discussed the framework of how the harmonization of manpower skills will take place. Currently, the ACF Secretariat is in the process of conducting the comparability study for Metal Formwork and Steel Reinforcement.
With the success of the 1st CSTST TWG Meeting in Chiang Mai, Thailand, the ACF Secretariat headed by PCA 1st Vice President Ronaldo "Jun" Elepano duly organized the 2nd CSTST Technical Working Group Meeting this time in Hanoi, Vietnam.
The announced date and venue of the said event is on September 8-10, 2011 at the Vietnam Construction & Import-Export Joint Stock Corporation (VINACONEX Corp). In this event, the scope and definition of the reset of ACF priority trade skills will be discussed. More importantly, the initial results of the comparability study on Metal Formwork and Steel Reinforcement Work will be presented.