Construction and Contractors News

Willis Towers Watson Launches Cyber Coverage for Construction Industry

Willis Towers Watson has launched tailored cyber insurance coverage for the construction industry. CyCon was developed in close cooperation with specialty cyber insurance provider NAS Insurance Services and is available nationwide. The coverage includes a blend of first- and third-party …

NBIS Partners with Old Republic on Insurance for Heavy Equipment Industry

NationsBuilders Insurance Services, Inc. (NBIS) has formed a new market partner relationship with Old Republic Specialty Insurance Underwriters. NBIS is adding coverage authorized by Old Republic Specialty Insurance Underwriters to further its insurance options for the heavy equipment industry including: …

Endeavour Launches Deductible Buyback Program for Construction Wraps

Delegated authority specialist and Lloyd’s broker Endeavour Insurance Services has launched a subcontractor deductible buyback program for large construction wraps designed to support local contractors in the USA. Distributed through Endeavour’s local USA partner via an online web portal, the …

QBE, Huntersure to Offer Architect, Engineer, Contractors PL Coverage

QBE North America has formed a strategic program underwriting alliance with Huntersure LLC, to offer its professional liability coverage for small to mid-size architectural, engineering and contractor businesses nationwide through Huntersure. The coverage will be provided on a non-admitted basis …

Oregon City Tightening Demolition Rules over Lead, Asbestos

Portland, Ore. is aiming to crackdown on toxic emissions by requiring developers to more thoroughly search for lead paint and asbestos before demolishing houses. The city council adopted rules that require those who seek to knock down a house to …

Westcap Insurance Services Ups Limits for Contractors Program, Expands into Arizona

Solvang, Calif.-based Westcap Insurance Services, LLC has expanded its admitted program for contractors to now include Arizona domiciled risks. Westcap also announced increased limits and other product enhancements to the program in the state of Washington. Westcap will now offer …

BHSI Creates Excess Integrated Follow Form for Contractors

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has unveiled the Excess Integrated Follow Form, a single excess policy that sits atop multiple first- and third-party insurance policies, for contractors in the U.S. and Canada. The new BHSI policy provides excess follow form …

New Construction Coverage From Liberty Mutual, Ironshore Targets Integrated Projects

Liberty Mutual and Ironshore’s dedicated construction practices have introduced an Integrated Primary Wrap Up/Project Specific program offering general liability (GL) and professional liability (PL) protection for medium and large construction projects developed through design-build or integrated project delivery (IPD). Workers’ …

SIS Wholesale Insurance Services Launches Online Inland Marine Program

Safebuilt Insurance Services, Inc. dba SIS Wholesale Insurance Services, a national commercial lines insurance program administrator, has launched a new online inland marine contractors’ equipment program. The program includes coverage for miscellaneous tools and equipment; scheduled light, medium, and heavy …

Everest Insurance Releases New Builders Risk Policy Forms

Everest Insurance has expanded their construction builders risk offering with the launch of a suite of new builders risk policy forms. These forms offer commercial builders risk coverage products targeting project specific builders risk, master builders risk, specified perils, and …