Project Management News from Australia and the World August 30th 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:

·        Komatsu unleashes technology to make mine construction smarter

Komatsu has launched a project management technology it says will add significant … Aaron Marsh, Komatsu Australia’s national technology solution expert …

·        OneSKY gets Project of Concern status

The $50 million Air 5431 Phase 1 contract was awarded to Indra Australia in 2014 to … from the International Centre for Complex Project Management (ICCPM).

·        Austal firms up Fjord Line cat deal

“This valuable export contract will create outstanding opportunities for our design, production and project management teams here in Australia,” said Austal chief …

·        Construction could give Google Glass the break it needs

… at a granular level and feed it back to the overall project management system to … multiple project management systems to find opportunities for optimisation. … The former treasurer could save Australia from the Coalition and Bill Shorten.

·        RAAF completes first flight of the in-service PC-21 aircraft

… Lockheed Martin is responsible for overall project management for the pilot training … Image: Australia’s Chief of Air Force pilots a PC-21 aircraft taking his first …

·        Sleepbus using data to help homeless Australians get back on their …

In Australia, there are 105,237 homeless people, with 17,845 of the total … from Xero; and app-based project management firm Trello to keep the team, who …

·        Two more BP projects begin production

Juniper in Trinidad and Persephone in Australia follow the start-ups earlier this year of the first phase of the West Nile Delta development in Egypt, the Trinidad …

·        Workers want to take control of their lives

The Australia Casual Workforce Report by Care Support Network and … rise in 32 per cent of project management and purchasing/procurement departments, …

·        Huge global shortage of project managers growing

That’s according to the third Project Management Job Growth and Talent Gap … Japan, Brazil, Germany, UK, Canada, Australia, Saudi Arabia and the United …

·        HR tech is redesigning organisations – are businesses well …

However, only nine per cent of Australian businesses understand how to build … as the process design and project management to facilitate a smooth transition.

·        Project manager minute: Chad Litchfield, Leader Computers

My role is to make sure we make it very easy for resellers to do business with us. I must make sure we have stock in our five warehouses across Australia, with …

·        AusGroup JV wins $165m extra Ichthys work

Perth-based AusGroup said the scope of the 2014 contract with project manager JKC Australia LNG had been extended to include painting, surface protection, …

·        Numurkah Solar Farm a go-ahead

The Victorian Government has announced Neoen Australia as the tender winner … Neoen Australia project manager Tim Kirk said the location was perfect for a …

·        Sapphire Wind Farm shipment docks in Newcastle

The largest wind turbines to arrive in Australia docked at the Port of … 200 metres high,” Project Manager of the Sapphire Wind Farm Andrew Houston said.