Project Management News from Australia and the World December 20th 2017

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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 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:

·        SNC-Lavalin selected as Alliance Partner on the Clean TeQ Sunrise …

“By merging our metallurgical capabilities in HPAL with those of our local SNC-Lavalin resources in Australia, who have worked on a number of Australian … Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of

·        Wirsol Energy contracts CWP Asset Management for two solar farms …

Wirsol Energy has awarded contracts to CWP Asset Management to provide asset management services to two new solar PV projects in Australia. … very quickly, as we offer our experience and our capabilities to other renewable energy project owners, to maximise their project value and to provide a safe pair of hands for …

·        More productive industry builds on technology

In Australia, manufacturing and construction face many of the same pressures: a highly unionised workforce, high wages and a high regulatory burden. One area where the … This living supply chain and its digital core also notifies the project manager, relevant subcontractors and head office. Budgets, estimations and ..

·        CityLink tolls to keep on rising as West Gate Tunnel cost blows out to …

The remaining $1.4 billion will be spent on project management, property acquisition, legal fees and contingencies. The project also includes a new bridge over the Maribyrnong River and an elevated road above Footscray Road. Transurban’s statement to the stockmarket confirmed that parliamentary approval was needed .

·        Senex receives environmental approval for Surat Basin gas project

The Surat Basin is one of two of Australia’s most notable onshore oil and gas projects, along with the Cooper Basin. Ian Davies, managing director and chief executive officer of Senex was pleased with the project’s progress, calling 2018 an “exciting time” for Senex. “We are making great progress on the Western Surat gas

·        Australia’s first waste-to-energy plant fuels 800 jobs in Kwinana

Phoenix Energy said work at the Leath Road site would lay the ground work for construction crews to start on the project in the second quarter of the year. The company … The consortium includes Spanish infrastructure and renewable energy company Acciona and waste management and energy services company Veolia

·        Truck driver electronic logbook contract abandoned after …

A $3.8 million contract was awarded to the federal government-owned Transport Certification Australia in 2015 to work on implementing electronic work diaries. … a “highly regarded” project manager had resigned “due to an inability to work with TCA” and the uptake of the system “will be insufficient for full cost recovery”

·        Australian farm project takes root

Alipurduar: A project funded by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) to boost collective farming systems for marginal and tenant cultivators by focusing on improved water management and irrigation practices has started yielding results. The project, started by the Uttar Bongo Krishi

·        Next-generation battlespace communications system delivered early

In a major milestone for the LAND 2072 Phase 2B project, the initial equipment of an Australian-designed and manufactured battlespace communications solution for … This incorporates Boeing’s core communication system components, the network access module (NAM) and mission system management (MSM), which

·        The next big project for Bruce Highway drivers

“The Bruce Highway is one of the busiest highways in Australia and this important investment in traffic and congestion management will help change lives and save lives. “The ITS infrastructure will consist of 473 items, including CCTV cameras to identify and confirm traffic incidents, electronic signage and bluetooth contact your project manager