Mining is one of the most dangerous lines of work out there. Mining comes with a lot of risks and working as a mining contractor certainly requires the utmost care. You just never know when something will go wrong. Nevertheless, it’s an important job that has to be done, but it doesn’t mean you can’t protect yourself.
It is possible for you to take out mining contractors insurance. Indemnity insurance, mobile plant and equipment including underground work, as well as public liability insurance with optional cover for contractors and subcontractors is available from Bluewell Insurance Brokers. With years of experience behind us, we can help you find the types of coverage that are right and suitable for you and your business.

Among the sectors we cover, we have:

  • Underground Mining
  • Explosives
  • Drilling contractors
  • Oil rig contractors
  • Analytical services
  • Welding and fabrication onsite and offsite
  • Geologists
  • Contract mining
  • Mining maintenance technology
  • Strata reinforcement technology
  • Fine coal beneficiation
  • Hazardous mining
  • Earth moving and excavation
  • Mineral handling systems
  • Financial services
  • Mine security
  • Education and training
  • Mineral exploration
  • Truck driving
  • Quarrying and aggregate processing
  • Mapping and planning
  • Alluvial mining and mineral sands
  • Mine management
  • Technology application
  • Exploration and seismic research
  • Consumable supplies
  • Mining software systems
  • Offshore
  • Logistics management
  • Environmental management
  • Mining and processing technology
  • Research and development
  • Environment technology


What kind of coverage do contractors and subcontractors benefit from?


  • Public and product liability
  • Extension to subcontractors
  • Injury to third parties
  • Control, care custody, and storage
  • Design faults and defects
  • Contract works
  • Water damage
  • Earthquake
  • Storms
  • Fire
  • Cyclone
  • Theft
  • Accidental damage
  • Machinery insurance
  • Fixed and mobile equipment and plant
  • Towage and recovery
  • Light and heavy machinery
  • Political risk insurance
  • Workers’ compensation
  • Machinery breakdown
  • Material loss and damage
  • Operational liability
  • Director’s insurance
  • Pollution insurance
  • Environmental and noise pollution
  • Waterways and ground contamination
  • Chemical drift
  • Accidental release of harmful chemicals


Other options


  • Life and trauma insurance
  • Income protection insurance
  • Work’s compensation
  • Accident and illness coverage

Some companies will offer a general kind of coverage that will not suit your specific needs for the industry. Not all fields of work carry the same types of risks, and mining contracting is one of the most dangerous lines of work out there, deserving to be insured accordingly.
Our company understands the unique risks mining contractors are facing, and we strive to offer appropriate coverage that will suit your needs and requirements. Mining risks are no joke, and they will often carry a high price when it comes to insurance. But Bluewell Insurance Brokers can offer you the right price for the job.

Make sure that you are not taking any more risks than you need to. Protect yourself, your workers and your business and take out the right kind of insurance coverage that will ensure that everyone is safe and sound. You can never be too careful, when it comes to mining.
If you wish to receive a quote, or if you have any questions on Mining contractors insurance, feel free to discuss it with us today. You can call us on 1300 669 664.