Project Management News from Australia and the World June 27th 2018

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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:

·        Australia: The insurance of project management activities

In brief – How construction project managers may minimise their risk of inadequate cover. A project manager engaged on a major construction project will often …

·        More than 3000 new jobs: BHP board gives green light for $4.5 billion …

The miner’s board approved the move on Thursday, with BHP holding an 85 per cent stake in the $4.5 billion project. ITOCHU Minerals and Energy of Australia, …

·        Vocus wins $136M Australian Govt contract to build new subsea cable

Australia’s strong support for this project is a reflection of our enduring commitment to the Pacific, where we work with partners to support the region’s stability, ..

·        ConocoPhillips awards three contracts for Australian offshore gas project

Barossa is an offshore gas and light condensate project in Australian territorial … Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA), …

·        ‘Giant water battery’ in far north Queensland gets conditional approval …

Australia’s first renewable energy project to combine solar energy and pumped … issues during construction, as well as the impact on cattle station management.

·        Aussie software developer goes under owing $3.4M to the ATO

Software developer Immersive Solutions has been placed into liquidation owing $3.4 million to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). Immersive Solutions, which …

·        Australia terminates its ‘Aadhaar’ biometric ID project over delays

The contract with NEC Australia to deliver the BIS project has today been … person identity and evidence image case management, image enhancement tools …

·        SA to push on with airport freight project

The South Australian government is set to call for tenders for the project management of its GlobeLink Master Plan, which includes a new freight-only airport, …

·        Australian space capabilities would boost our Five Eyes role: Former …

A “strong sovereign capability in space” would make Australia a stronger partner … engineering and management services company Nova Systems, who would certainly … Defence Project 799 will spend AU$500 million on using commercial …

·        ExxonMobil Australia mulls LNG import terminal

ExxonMobil Australia is considering the import of LNG into eastern Australia to help … The US Bureau of Land Management issued a final environmental impact … How is it that most oil and gas project professionals responding to a recent …

·        Payment via smartphone, smart watch coming to Queensland public …

The project will be rolled out over the next four years, with exact timeframes to … for the development of Australia’s first security credential management system, …

·        Saudi Aramco looks to expand shale gas production

WASHINGTON – Saudi Aramco has turned to US oilfield services giant Halliburton … Halliburton said it would provide project management, testing services and ..

·        The Future of Work Manifesto: Self-Management and Emotional Self …

Some project managers left the company, upset by their loss of position power. …. throughout the Northeastern United States, with minimal management.

·        Worldwide Online Project Management Software Market Benefits …

Worldwide Online Project Management Software Market is a well-defined and in-depth research of Global Online Project Management Software Market 2018.

·        Project management: Waterfall vs Agile approach

Modern project management usually adopts the Waterfall approach, which means everything goes in a sequential, linear process according to plan.