Project Management News from Australia and the World April 9th 2015

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.

UQ engineering students help improve water quality …

“The end goal of this project is to provide UQ P&F with a detailed data set of the conditions within the lakes, to allow them to better maintain the water quality during the construction project,” she said. “Working on this project as part of the UQ … Tags: Australian Engineering Schools in Australia, Australian universities in Australia, Study in Australia, sustainability, University of Queensland, UQ School of Civil Engineering, water quality. This entry was posted on Friday, …

Aspire Mining gets busy at Nuurstei Coking Coal Project …

Aspire Mining (ASX:AKM) and Noble Group (SGX:N21) are lifting the momentum of work with core drilling and coal quality testwork as part of their 2015 exploration program at the Nuurstei Coking Coal Project in Mongolia. …. WPG Resources (ASX: WPG) An emerging South Australian Gold Project Producer · Legend Mining (ASX: LEG) Iron ore explorer in West Africa and Western Australia · Meteoric Resources (ASX: MEI) A potential Yilgarn WA, iron ore player.

Wilcherry Hill Iron Ore Mine Project, Australia – Mining …

Drilling activities at Wilcherry have confirmed the mine has potential to produce high quality ore at low cost. The project was approved by the Australian Government in October 2011. IronClad commenced pre-production drilling at the mine in …

Modular construction trends in Australia | Wood and Grieve

With clients, developers, engineers and architects always looking for sound ways to improve commercial viability on projects, there is a steadily increasing trend towards modular solutions across a range of Australian developments and sectors. Gary Sollitt, Structural Project Engineer … Constructing a development in a regional or remote location often means increased labour charges, material supply elongation and sometimes quality issues. However prefabrication …

Why Small Businesses Need Project Management

Project Management can be as complicated or as simple as someone wants to make it. It is a science (often classified under the category of information technology) that is often practiced by novices, as well as professionals …

Frito-Lay’s Custom Project Management App Is Built on …

Behind all of these crunchy snacks is a busy hive of designers and project managers who require a robust system for working together on creative projects. Last year, Frito-Lay approached Lift, a WordPress design and …

The Reluctant Rise of Project Management in Law

Snapshot: Project Managers in the U.S. versus the UK. According to the Altman Weil Flash Survey “Law Firms in Transition 2014,” 41.3% of the law firms surveyed (including 42% of the 350 largest US law firms) reported that …

Capturing the Value of Project Management Through …

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