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Construction Complications

Collapsing walls and building regulations The insured owned an industrial building in Vryheid which was surrounded by a boundary wall. In February 2007 a storm was experienced with high winds reaching 91,2 km/h which caused…
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Specie Insurance: An update

In this age of specialisation it is both fitting and good business sense for a company to offer a specialist, focused product and service; this is particularly true for Specie insurance, which hones in on…
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Managing a crisis

COVER Magazine interviewed Steyn McDowall, Strategic Account Manager, Aon Global Risk Consulting, about Aon’s new Crisis Management Operations Centre. With more and more South African companies operating or investing in countries with hostile or politically…
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Training Wizard - Combined Policy versus Fire Policy

When cover should be termed “buildings combined cover” or “fire and allied perils cover” (“fire policy”) is often confused and misunderstood. While ”buildings combined cover” does include all the perils and covers offered under the…
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Combined Policy V Fire Policy

When cover should be termed “buildings combined cover” or “fire and allied perils cover” (“fire policy”) is often confused and misunderstood. While ”buildings combined cover” does include all the perils and covers offered under the…
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The profile of a wanted vehicle

In view of the high rate of vehicle theft and hijackings in South Africa, it is not surprising that the risk profile of vehicles features prominently in purchasing decisions. Unfortunately, the lack of reliable published…
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Legal potholes

Anyone living in Gauteng this summer can not have missed the growing number of potholes in the roads. The media has reported on numerous incidents of damage to vehicles. The Times[1] reports that more than…