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

· UK’s Turner & Townsend helps Australia build high-rise schools

In Melbourne, T&T has been hired by the Victorian School Building Authority to provide project management for a $32m (AUS$43m) vertical high school in ..

· Veolia To Supply ‘Customised Water Flood’ Water Treatment System …

… Water Treatment System Module For Woodside FPSO Offshore Western Australia … project management and engineering of the Greater Enfield CWF module.

· Why CPD is Critical for Career Success

With engineers in Australia enjoying a strong reputation internationally, … areas such as risk management, project management and stakeholder management.

· CFMEU’s $100bn trail of disruption: analysis

More than $100 billion worth of projects have been disrupted by construction union … Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry chief executive James .

· Adani Enterprises gets 100 MW solar generation plant order in …

Adani currently has solar generation projects in India planned or operational … of up to 150 MW which would make it one of the largest in Australia on one site. … has been signed with the council for the site which is in an industrial land estate.

· A Senate report into the 2016 Census made a raft of …

… 2016 Census was a failed online project with inadequate protection against even a … assessment appear to be significant oversights in project management.”.

· Bridge could cost $70m

The annual report (Main Roads) figure of $61 million is the total cost figure for the project which includes $7 million of Main Roads project management and ..

· Coal? What coal? Reef doing great, say ministers

… fencing, native grass seed production and grazing land management improvements. … “Paving the way for Australia’slargest coal mine just after the reef has … “A project of this size, scale and controversy needs proper scrutiny, not to be …

· As the commodity mega-boom winds down, the mini-boom gathers …

Australia was one of the biggest beneficiaries of the dramatic rise in China’s demand for … An example of this new type of project is the Cleveland tin mine in the remote … New mining technology and sharper management focus on costs are …

· A bumpy flight path for Sydney’s second airport

Would Sydney Airport be required to finance the entire projectitself or even … This week, in a speech to the Committee for the Economic Development of Australia, … and the operational strategy of the airport management team once it opens.”.

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