Project Management News from Australia and the World – January 23rd 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.

·        Troy receives environmental approvals | Mining Australia

Troy Resources has received environmental approvals for its Guyanese Karouni gold project. … The company has been granted its Finalised Environmental Permit for the construction and operation of the gold project. … Purvis called the permit an “important milestone in the development of Karouni [which] represents a significant achievement in terms of the constructive working relationship between the authorities in Guyana and Troy’s local management team”.

·        Court challenge will test coal mining’s climate culpability …

The project includes an open cut and underground coal mine and a 189 km rail link to transport the coal from the Galilee Basin to Abbot Point, near the Great Barrier Reef. The future of coal mining in the Galilee …. Role: Project Management. Location: Sydney. Date: 19/01/2015. Description: Are you looking for a way to substantially increase your income, improve your lifestyle and experience the freedom of a financially secure future? Have you always wanted a better …

·        Watpac wins Sirius nickel project contract | Mining Australia

Watpac has won the contract to build the tailings storage facility at Sirius Resources’ Nova nickel project. … Watpac wins Sirius nickel project contract … Australian Mining on Twitter … Operations & Maintenance Manager.

·        Five new open source project management tools for 2015 …

Last year, I covered five of the best open source project management tools, like ProjectLibre and OpenProject. The article struck a chord with readers and continues to prove valuable. So, this year I revisited the tools …

·        2015 Trends in Business Analysis and Project Management

Each year we like to reflect on what’s happened in the business analysis, project management, and Agile professions and make our predictions for the u…

·        4 Signs It’s Time for a New IT Project Manager

Having a project manager that you can trust and count on to get the job done is one of the most important elements to consider when it comes to your projects. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of signs that it’s time for a new IT …

·        How to use Gmail as a time and project management tool …

As a project manager, my working life revolves around this ever-changing environment that consistently churns out pieces of sporadic data. I get an email, I read it, then I action it (most of the time… some of the time… I try?).

·        Top 5: A world record, tools for project management, and more

Welcome to the Opensource.com weekly Top 5! Every week, I check out the stats and chatter to see what stories have been most popular with our readers this week: January 12 – 16, 2015.

·        10 Must-attend project management conferences for 2015

The 10 must-attend project management conferences of the year: which ones will you be dusting off your overnight bag for?

·        Mortgage bank to offer project management service …

The Jamaica Mortgage Bank (JMB) has entered the project management market and will offer construction and financial supervision for local projects being done by persons living overseas.