History and Activities of KOCEA

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Brief History

  • 1985.05

    Social Society of Construction and Construction Engineer's

  • 1987.11

    Promoters of KOCEA

  • 1987.12.15

    Establishment of KOCEA

  • 1989.01

    Foundation of KOCEA Journal

  • 1995.06

    KOCEA Promoters' Conference and Founding General Meeting

  • 1995.08.08

    Turned into a legal organizations under the Construction Technology Management Act

  • 1997.01

    Opened Busan & Gwangju Branch Offices

  • 1997.07

    Opened Daegu & Daejeon Branch Offices

  • 1999.08

    Opened Incheon, Suwon, Cheongju, Jeonju, Chuncheon and Jeju Branch Offices

  • 2000

    First award ceremony for construction engineers

  • 2001.03.25

    Establishment of Construction Engineer's Day

  • 2002

    Upgraded from the Award of the Association for Construction Engineers to the Government Award

  • 2007.09

    Opened Changwon Branch Offices

  • 2010.03

    Opened Construction Engineer's Employment Support Center

  • 2014.11

    Opening of the Job Information Center for Construction Engineers and Operation of the Construction Worknet

  • 2015.01

    Declaration of the Year of the Construction Engineer's Social Status Improvement

  • 2017.07

    Opened Uijeongbu Branch Offices

  • 2017.12

    Group commendation(Minister of Public Administration and Security, response to the Pohang earthquake)

  • 2018.10

    Publication of Construction Engineer's Charter of Rights

  • 2020.01

    Change of KOCEA Journal title(Construction engineer → Construction and Human)

  • 2020.09.23

    20th Anniversary of Construction Engineer's Day (Attended by the Prime Minister)

  • 2020.11.24

    Certification of Excellent Agency for Private Employment Services by the Ministry of Employment and Labor

  • 2020.12.03

    Awarded the honorary certificate of the Korea Red Cross member(COVID-19 Deposit)

  • 2020.12.28

    Designation of an educational management institution in collaboration with the Institute for Constructor Policy

  • 2021.01.31

    Group commendation(President participates in national safety diagnosis)

Primary Activities

Activities for basic goals

  • To maintain dignity and develop engineering ability of the Members
  • To promote welfare and rights of the Members
  • For public relations and publication of bi-monthly magazine
  • For career management and research on upgrading expertise of the Members

Activities delegated from the Government

  • To receipt career reports of construction engineers
  • To maintain the records and to issue career certificates
  • To certify the career of the Members on the request of government agencies for sanction, permission, registration and licence