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Mining

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Mining Risk Review 2018

Welcome to the 2018 edition of our Mining Risk Review. The mining industry has undergone mixed fortunes during the 12 months since our last edition, and while there had been some...

Asia Market Review 2018

Welcome to the 2018 Asia Market Review, our fifth annual publication providing you with a comprehensive view of the risk and insurance landscape in the world’s most populous and fastest growing region...

Mining Market Update

Mining insurance rates have been falling materially for more than four years now and continue to soften for property risks in particular. This, coupled with a decrease in the sums insured, has led to significant monetary premium reductions for many mining companies...

Natural Resources Risk Index 2016

Natural resources companies are operating in an increasingly connected world. They face significant risks and challenges that will be compounded as we move to 2025, according to the results of our 2016 Risk Index. Our research also tells us that risk management...

Alesco News - June 2016

We are often approached by clients to find solutions to risks after they have been unsuccessful having looked elsewhere or in the traditional marketplace and. In our first article, Martin Emkes explains the approach we take with Alternative Risk Transfer and what makes this stand out for our clients...

Mining Market Update

2015 was characterised by clear and simple themes for both mining companies and mining insurance markets. For mining companies, the continued decline of year-on-year average commodity prices maintained the pressure to minimise all overheads; for insurers, the continued...

Paying for pollution?

As the recent bursting of a tailing dam owned by Brazilian mining joint venture Samarco unfortunately demonstrates, environmental pollution continues to be a major source of concern for the (re)insurance market. Samarco, a 50/50 joint venture between BHP Billiton...