Project Management News from Australia and the World February 29th 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.

ICCPM and IPMA renew alliance to strengthen project …

The Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) and ICCPM also work closely together in the area of complex project management and AIPM welcomes the alliance between ICCPM and IPMA. The National President of …

Woodside hires Subsea 7 for Persephone project, Offshore …

Project management and engineering will begin immediately from Subsea 7’s office in Perth, Australia, with offshore operations scheduled to start in the fourth quarter of 2015. Andy Woolgar, Vice President, Australia & New …

Creating more open contracting | Mining Australia

… insurance, and key dates; sourcing – including procurement planning procedures and time frames; management – including performance KPIs and milestones; workflows and business processes; and project management, …

Chevron ditches last European fracking project in Romania …

… protests by environmentalists.The withdrawal from this fracking project will mark the end of the company’s shale gas exploration in Europe. … Fracking News (@EI_Fracking) February 22, 2015. Chevron recently announced …

White elephants in the room: How EU projects blow billions …

Austerity may be hitting some countries hard, but looking at certain EU funded projects, one would never know. … Keep up with the news by installing RT’s extension for . Never miss a story with this clean and simple app that …

International project will improve wind farm efficiency and …

The aim of the project is to cater for the growing demand of knowledge and the lack of qualified workers in this sector, which is likely to create up to 50,000 jobs by 2030. The AWESOME project – Advanced Wind Energy …

The Automotive Brains Behind Apple’s Car Project – News …

Who from the auto industry has Apple hired recently to potentially work on its own electric car project? We’ve compiled a list. Read more at Car and Driver.

World’s First Commercial Wave Energy Project Comes …

You wouldn’t expect these watershed projects to be in Australia, given the federal government’s antipathy toward renewable energy. …

Battersea is part of a huge building project – but not for …

But not everyone agrees. Keith Garner, a local architect and a member of the Battersea Power Station Community Group (BPSCG), which campaigns against the project, says: “This famous London landmark will disappear behind this wall of flats. And the housing isn’t very nice – it’s crammed in.

Better project management: 10 tips – Business 2 Community

Projects can be hard to control and keep on track. Expectations need to be set, communicated and met by everyone involved to ensure that deadlines are kept to. With this in mind, here are ten quick tips to help keep your …