Project Management News from Australia and the World May 17th 2017

Here at Your Project Manager we consider it our job to keep on top of all that is project management not just here in Queensland and Australia, but also worldwide. Just like others across all walks of life, we have our favourite online project management resources which help us to keep abreast of all the latest news, views, and advances in our sphere of expertise.

In the same way that you and your business use market knowledge to keep ahead of your competition, so it helps us to maintain the leading position of project management advice and on-site training.

Here are just a few of the things that we’ve found of most interest over the last few days and that we feel might be of interest to you, too:

·        Deals: Because Every Job Can Benefit From Project Management …

Businesses are always looking to get a leg up on the competition, which is why they pay project managers big bucks to make sure their workflows are optimized …

·        Adelaide to gain new ship design office

Western Australia-based firm Austal has announced it is establishing a new design and project management office to support the company’s expansion into one …

·        HP and Data#3 take digital connectedness to Queensland hospital

Data#3 also provided project management and governance over other … Chris Hewlett, HP Australia commercial channel business manager, says “To our core, …

·        $2 billion prawn farm in Northern Australia another step closer

Stage 1 of Project Sea Dragon is a “grow-out facility” to be built at Legune … a water quality monitoring and management program, establishing a scientific …

·        Infrastructure Spend In Budget 2017-18

The Government is investing in Australia by delivering infrastructure and … will fund the Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail project with an additional $8.4 billion. …. in the 2017–18 Financial Year, will have board and management with strong …

·        Pilbara Minerals pushes Pilgangoora towards construction with …

… approval for the Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum project in Western Australia. … the native vegetation clearing permit and the project management plan approval.

·        Project managers need to skill-up to thrive in the “transformation …

Over 1.8 million people are employed in project management roles across Australia, covering the public sector and commercial sectors such as IT, financial …

·        ArcLight Said Among Bidders for Kinder Morgan’s $5.4 Billion Trans …

Brookfield Asset Management Inc., Canada’s largest alternative-asset manager, and Australia’s IFM Investors Pty Ltd. also progressed to the late … The Trans Mountain Expansion Project is expected to provide western Canadian crude oil …

·        An Australian Scientist Just Created A Breakthrough ‘Smart Window’

Imagine a “smart window” – one with glass that can automatically change its colour, and the amount of light or heat it transmits. Now, guess what an Australian …

·        Global ISO team revises MR standard

The standard covers topics such as project management requirements, proposals and tenders, and project execution for various methodologies including …