lmPerm - has it been removed?

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I can't seem to find this package - "lmPerm" (linear model permutation test).
On the page http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/lmPerm/index.html it says
" Package ‘lmPerm’ was removed from the CRAN repository.Orphaned on 2014-02-11: the maintainer is unresponsive. "

What does this mean, and how do I find out why has it been removed?
Also, where can I find out how to install the "lmPerm_1.1-2.tar.gz" file I have downloaded?
Thank you
Sanjay