Project Management News from Australia and the World October 18th 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.

Case study: Business as usual at BOC after 2014 hailstorm

ICPS Australiaproject managers responsible for supervising all activity, has written a comprehensive case study of how the BOC Australia claim was managed.

Telstra completes IT overhaul program for structural separation …

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has announced … “The ACCC is pleased that Telstra’s long-running project to achieve compliance … project managers, and experts across Telstra’s businesses remediate 42 IT …

Pay what you want for this MBA education bundle

Jam-packed with courses in business writing, project management, and more, this bundle can turn you into a business pro. You’ll start with the basics, learning …

Project Innovation Award Winners 2016 address global water …

Today The International Water Association announced the Project Innovation Award … have been selected for their innovation and excellence in water management. … This years award winners from South Africa, China and Australia have …

Brown coal scheme designed to ‘save’ Latrobe Valley in disarray

The project was to get $25 million in state and federal funding, but no money was … Coal Energy Australia (CEA), which has been awarded a $30 million grant, … a works approval was required for industrial and waste management activities …

This Robot Could Save The Great Barrier Reef

“This project is about giving those looking after our coral reefs the tools they … managed reef globally, due to its size and complexity, effective management is a … The 10 Google Impact Challenge Australia finalists will present their projects to …

Environmental groups urge UNESCO to revisit Site C dam

… including Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, the Central Amazon Conservation Complex in … “The Joint Review Panel … concluded “the project would make small … “We are confident that our suite of environmental and land management tools, …

Sustainability wins and cars lose in updated Fishermans Bend vision

… set to be the largest urban transformation in Australia, with expectations it will be … The ambition of the project calls into question how the transport infrastructure … Integrated and smartmanagement of energy within precincts and large sites ..

The Outback Way: What a sealed road from WA to Queensland will …

A plan to seal thousands of kilometres of road from Western Australia to … The project has been running since 1997, and the ultimate goal is to seal the 1,700 … Outback Highway Development Council general manager Helen Lewis said …

Company withdraws from government-funded clean coal scheme

Environment Victoria campaigns manager Nicholas Aberle said there needed to be a … “We’ve seen decades and decades of failed coal projects. … A third company, Coal Energy Australia, remains in the Advanced Lignite Demonstration …

Australians mount world’s first complete Kubrick retrospective

Site manager Jimmy Harrell (Kurt Russell, The Hateful Eight) and deputy … are already on board, expressing their displeasure that the project is 43 days behind ..

Award winners provide a shining example of solar industry innovation

Clean Energy Council Accreditation Manager Sandy Atkins said the winners were selected from a … This project provided a significant boost for solar in the commercial … All-Energy Australia is being held in partnership with the Clean Energy …

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