The mining industry carries a series of risks that could be damaging to your business whether you are a junior exploration company or an established production-phase company.

Our team specialises in creating bespoke insurance products that suit our clients’ individual needs. Our team’s unrivalled relationships with insurers ensure that you get the most competitive quotes possible with the most comprehensive coverage available.

Specialising in providing insurance across all classes and having worked with some of the world’s leading mining companies, our team boasts technical knowledge of the mining industry that is second to none. We advise our clients on any exposure that they may face and offer a tailored traditional or alternative risk management solution to suit their individual needs.

For the mining industry these include, but are not limited to:

  • Cover for open-pit or underground mining and the equipment used for mining them
  • Cover for the processing plant; the concentrators, smelters and other refining plant
  • Consequential loss following an interruption to the business
  • Construction of new property or refurbishment of existing assets
  • Contractors’ mobile plant and equipment
  • Liability for third parties, including contractors working on site
  • Cargo risk, including transportation of bullion and precious metals
  • Political risks, including confiscation, expropriation, nationalisation and revoked licences
  • Kidnap and ransom
  • Damage resulting from riot, strike, civil commotion, war or terrorism
  • Personal accident
  • Directors’ and officers’ liabilities, including prospectus indemnity You can also benefit from our dedicated claims service, offering you negotiation, support, service and collection, as well as aggregate monitoring.


We also offer a range of solutions, including:

  • Retention financing, funding and structure
  • Due diligence and review
  • Risk engineering
  • Risk management training and support
  • Risk assessment activities

However unique your circumstance, we do our utmost to meet your needs. The team have enjoyed particular success in placing programs for clients with cutting edge technology and deep shaft sinking projects, copper, gold and uranium mines in a wide range of territories.

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