Project Management News from Australia and the World April 4th 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 exactly 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.

·        EnerMech wins Technip Oceania pre-commissioning subcontract in …

Works will be conducted in-field, located approximately 230 km from mainland Northwest Australia, with engineering and project management conducted from …

·        Cyclone Debbie: BHP counts cost of halt to Queensland coal projects

BHP Billiton’s Western Australian iron ore boss has reaffirmed plans to replace … highest priority and wet weather management plans have been implemented across … The group noted one coal mine in the state — the Blackwater project near …

·        Australia’s Green Bank Charges Ahead on Energy Storage

The massive energy storage project is part of South Australia’s newly … in South Australia, where batteries will help with grid management and supply problems.

·        Time for a plan to bring infrastructure into the 21st century

“Almost every major infrastructure project announced in every Australian … to fund more projects than under current fiscal and debt management practices, …

·        Stadium bungle: $16m over budget, a year behind schedule

The Australian Steel Institute of Management previously criticised the Barnett …. whole stadium project is utilising the majority of steel from Western Australia

·        Remembering the past as we power ahead

LAST DAYS: A former project manager reflects on the installation of the steam plants in power stations around Australia and wonders how our needs will be met …

·        Sparrows Group secures lifting, rigging contract for Ichthys LNG project

Sparrows Group secures lifting, rigging contract for Ichthys LNG project … for the INPEX-operated Ichthys liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Australia. null … deal to provide crane management services at Kraken field, East of Sheltand; and ..

·        CRL project awarded a second sustainability rating

Auckland’s City Rail Link (CRL) project was last night awarded a “Leading” Infrastructure … rating, ISCA considered project performance across six themes: Management … The Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia (ISCA) is a …

·        BAE completes anti-ship missile defence upgrade of last Australian …

BAE Systems has completed the anti-ship missile defence (ASMD) upgrade works on the Royal Australian Navy’s last Anzac-class frigate, HMAS Stuart.

·        Serco uses HR technology to cut recruitment bill

One of its challenges is to recruit staff for jobs in out-of-the-way places, such as Christmas Island, a five-hour flight from Australia, where it won a contract to …