Insurance Products - Mining & Resources Insurance

Mining & Resources Insurance

Mining & resources is a big component of Australia’s thriving economy and is a fast-changing field thanks to globalisation and consolidation. The increased risks in the mining industry means that you and your employees may be potentially exposed in life threatening and dangerous situations.

Learn how EWIB can help you

At East West Insurance Brokers, we have an intimate understanding of all aspects of mining and resources recovery and have the ability to keep up-to-date with the regulatory and legal changes that may affect the liabilities of a mining operator.

Obtaining the appropriate Mining & Resources insurance cover for you and your business in the wake of an unfortunate event is extremely important for employees who may suffer injury, become ill and potential death on the job. Additionally, it’s just as important to protect your equipment and property in the event that any of them are damaged or stolen.

If you’re an experienced mining tradesperson, you’re most likely to work or have worked in one or more of these areas:

  • Infrastructure and Fixed Assets
  • Civil Trades
  • Mechanical Trades
  • Electrical Trades
  • Instrumentation
  • Mine and Mill Production
  • Fixed Plant Maintenance
  • Underground Mobile Plant Maintenance
  • Surface Mobile Plant Maintenance
  • Camp Maintenance (Plumber, Carpenter, Air Conditioning Mechanic)

Insurance policies we can assist you with:

Public & Products Liability

This insurance cover protects your business if you are legally liable for third party personal injury and/or property damage. Public & products liability covers a range of business accidents, legal costs and compensation payments.

Cover options include:

  • Public & Products Liability
  • Sub-Contractor Extensions
  • Errors and Omissions

Plant & Equipment (Hired In, Dry Hire, Owned & Operated)

When you’re working with plant machinery and equipment – whether it’s hired, a dry hire or owned and operated – you need to be protected. We offer cover specifically designed to provide protection for business owners operating earthmoving equipment in the mining, construction and civil works industries.

Cover options include:

  • Plant & Equipment Material Damage
  • Public Liability
  • Loss of Revenue & Finance Gap Protection
  • Road Risk Liability
  • Substitute Hire Vehicle
  • Machinery Breakdown
  • Dry Hire/Wet Hire

Motor Vehicle (Commercial, Heavy, Fleet, with Trailer)

This insurance cover protects for loss or damage to your vehicle(s), as well as damage to third party vehicles and property.

Cover options include:

  • Comprehensive Motor
  • Third Party Liability
  • Windscreen Replacement
  • Rental Vehicle following an accident
  • No Claims Bonus Protection

Contract Works

Contract works insurance is designed for licensed builders and owner builders to protect you from material damage and public & products liability risks during a civil, commercial or residential project.

Cover options include:

  • Material damage
  • Public & Products Liability
  • Personal Accident & Sickness

Group and Individual Accident & Sickness Insurance

This insurance cover protects you and your employees’ income in the event of serious injury or sickness.

Cover options include:

  • Weekly Injury & Sickness Benefits
  • Death & Capital Benefits
  • Non-Medical Medicare Expenses

Why Is Mining & Resources Insurance Important?

It is always important to understand the type of coverage you need and what the available options are for your business. There are countless stories of miners that are not adequately covered and suffered from financial consequences which hinder their financial stability for years.

At East West Insurance Brokers, we have a team of specialist brokers that are well skilled in identifying your real risks and are able to advise fit-for-purpose solutions tailored for your specific needs. It is highly advisable to broaden your knowledge when it comes to mining & resources insurance. An off the shelf solution may invariably leave you vulnerable.

How Confident Are You that Your Insurance Risks are Adequately Covered?

East West Insurance Brokers aim to arrange the most appropriate cover for you by providing tailored solutions to suit your business needs. We will also support and assist you, in the event of a claim.

Speak to us to ensure your business is protected with appropriate mining & resources insurance today.

*Please note all insurance policies have exclusions. Please refer to the Product Disclosure Statement or Policy Wording before deciding whether the insurance policy meets your needs.

Have a Question?

Get in Touch.

We would be very pleased to answer your questions and assist you to secure cost-effective and risk-effective insurance.

If you would like to discuss any of these fields or would like to get started with us as your insurance broker, feel free to give us a call on 1800 809 132 or get in touch online.

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