The construction sector is predicted to enjoy a period of sustained growth until at least 2020. This, the first in our two part whitepaper series on construction, assesses the market outlook and issues for the sector from skills shortages and Brexit, to changes in construction technology.
The first of our BIBA guides in 2018 considers potential risks and opportunities for the construction sector, as well as examining health and safety aspects, key pieces of legislation and emerging trends which could shape the industry in the future.
This, the second white paper in our two part series on construction, takes a look at some of the associated regulatory changes and risk management topics, highlighting the insurance related issues.
Building regulations are being reviewed in the wake of the deadly Grenfell fire. In this blog post, Neil Clutterbuck, chief underwriting officer at Allianz, points out why construction details need to be fully disclosed to insurers.
Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) or “drones” are quickly changing the way construction companies operate, and offer solutions to complex construction and safety challenges. This article explores UAS applications for the drilling industry, risk management considerations and available insurance options.
In June, XL Catlin’s North America Construction insurance business hit a major milestone – it surpassed its USD 2 billion gross written premium mark. In other words, in its six and a half years of existence, this dedicated team underwrote USD 2 billion of multiline insurance coverages exclusively…
As seafaring experience becomes less relevant, marine risk engineers will require expertise in a diverse range of fields like automation, cybersecurity and construction. This article focuses on the latest developments impacting the shipping industry and the implications for marine risk engineers.
Even today, 25 years later, Hurricane Andrew ranks as the fourth most expensive hurricane in US history. This article looks back at the widespread destruction caused by Hurricane Andrew, what lessons have been learnt and how risk modeling, loss prevention and construction methods have evolved.