Accountability & Handovers – iHandover talks to Kevin Burt

“In a business you just cannot have unreliable management systems, processes and information, output of plans, and you cannot have unreliable people either. Reliability is essential to produce quality handovers”     Kevin Burt Project Management and Consulting is the speciality of today’s “Ask...

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Experiencing groundhog day with your handovers?

In our previous blog 7 traditional handover types and a simple way to improve them we laid out seven (quite inventive) methods that professionals use to handover their business and work in progress when leaving site.  In this blog, we will...

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Ad-hoc handovers that give managers migraines!

If you were to go and explore how people are accomplishing their end of shift handover, you will find a range of proficiency, styles, approaches and more often than not, gaps. It causes a massive problem for organisations and really is ‘The...

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Relay – Digital shift and swing handovers

No other event in the working day can lead to as many incidents as the handover between one shift and another. From the bustling drilling deck to the deepest shaft in the mine, there is a constant flow of maintenance, operational...

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QME strengthen service offering with Relay Enterprise

QME have chosen Relay Enterprise from iHandover to formalise and improve shift handover management across their contract mining operations. Established in 1985 and based in Navan, Republic of Ireland, QME offer a diverse range of services to the Irish mining sector....

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Another great feature to improve team handovers

It’s been a whirlwind few months for everyone involved at iHandover. We’ve attended events across the globe that have taken us from South Africa to Australia. With each event comes even more interest in our digital handover software, Relay. Relay is...

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Industrial accidents that involved poor handover

Handover time between individuals and teams is a critical moment in any operation. Sometimes a limited amount window of opportunity exists in which to communicate key information. And it is sometimes in this haste to communicate the story of a shift that vital...

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Mining with the wrong stockpiles

So what exactly do we mean by the wrong type of stockpiles? They are not as obvious as the ore stockpiles in mining, but are just as valuable. We are referring to employees withholding, deliberately or otherwise, valuable workplace information needed...

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Handover smarter to prevent the handball

What is a FIFO Handball? Handball defn: To quickly pass or ‘get rid’ of the ball in Aussie Rules (Football) “The Handball” in Australian Mining Industry is a familiar term used by FIFO employees to describe a short, last minute note...

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Relay is moving from Alpha to Beta

Relay is the next generation of shift and crew handover technology. By developing the application we aim to: eliminate wasted time caused by traditional handover processes; improve site-wide communication and collaboration; and convert handover data into an asset that contributes significant...

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Workplace Safety: iHandover and Business News, WA

Identifying Workplace Safety Risks Today’s Business News, Western Australia (WA) carries an in-depth article, which examines how integrating up-to-date research and modern technology solutions from iHandover can help reduce workplace fatalities. Analysing and contrasting fatality data from key sectors such as forestry,...

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ASK THE EXPERT – Maintenance and Reliability – With Robert Smith

Maintenance and Training in the Mining Industry Maintenance & Reliability Superintendent and Trainer Robert Smith has an impressive 35 years’ worth of experience in his field. Over the years, he has worked in Australia, the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Mali and Egypt. His...

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iHandover Completes Latest Round of Funding

iHandover, the company setting new standards in SaaS based knowledge transfer solutions, today announced that it has successfully completed its next round of funding. As part of the funding the company also announced that April Harbottle and Dr Vitaliy Smirnov will...

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Systems of Knowledge Transfer – Make the right choice

The following is an extract from our exclusive White Paper  in which we examine attitudes to Knowledge Loss in the commodities sector. Are organisations doing enough to capture key operational knowledge and subsequently put themselves in a stronger position for when...

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