Project Management News from Australia and the World March 1st 2016

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.

·         Government vows ‘continuous build’ of surface warships and rolling …

He said Australia would be “taking on an enormous project-management challenge” by a steady drumbeat of building nine frigates, 12 patrol boats and, …

·        ​The only two reasons for project failure

In a paper published earlier this month, Australian academic, Peter Shergold said: … Every time I sit down to read the latestproject management survey, I’m filled …

·        How government can improve the chances of success with large …

The Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) welcomed the review’s release, supporting its efforts to improve the management of major projects.

·        Hemp at the heart of Western Australia’s first eco-village

The project manager of Western Australia’s first eco-village, partly built with hemp, believes the finished product will add weight to the growing push for it to be …

·        ​The only two reasons for project failure

The project sponsor and the project manager will make or break IT initiatives, … In a paper published earlier this month, Australianacademic, Peter Shergold …

·        Who should pay for Cross River Rail?

INFRASTRUCTURE Minister Jackie Trad has welcomed Infrastructure Australia’s support for major Queensland projects – but totally rejected any suggestion of …

·        Woodside cautious on Browse project

The $US54 billion Gorgon project off Western Australia led by Chevron is scheduled to begin pumping LNG in the coming weeks. That comes on the heels of …

·        Oz Minerals flags 400 new jobs in ‘cautious’ Carrapateena project …

Oz Minerals has announced plans to accelerate studies into its potential Carrapateena copper gold mine project in SouthAustralia, which would capitalise on a …

·        New report pinpoints urgent infrastructure projects needed now to …

NEW rail lines, upgraded roads and more motorways are urgently needed if Australia is to cope with the needs of the millions more residents expected to make …

·        Vic apprentices for $1.6bn Skyrail project

At least 200 graduates and apprentices will be used to help build Melbourne’s “Skyrail” and remove nine level crossings along the Dandenong rail corridor.

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