We understand the significant element of risk you face in the construction industry.
Whether you are a major construction and infrastructure contractor, large scale property developer, or a small suburban builder, we utilise our comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the global insurance market to tailor the right insurance programme for you. We actively upgrade our knowledge through our industry contacts to ensure we understand the current risks you face.
16% of serious workplace injuries occur within the construction industry. Behind only transport and agriculture, this places the construction with the third highest rate of such injuries.
Victoria’s construction industry is the state’s fifth largest industry, is valued at $21.6 billion and employs about 240,000 people in 89,000 businesses.
We provide more than just insurance.
One of the key benefits of dealing with McLardy McShane is that we are able to access legal advice in relation to any contract that must be signed in order for you to win any construction work. This is a comprehensive review to assess Indemnity Clauses and Insurance provisions within that Contract.
Your expert in Construction, Cranes & Hospitality
Mike has had a long and rewarding career in insurance. He started what was to become a lifelong career after choosing to join Sun Alliance immediately after leaving school. Mike has worked in all facets of the insurance industry including general broking, claims, financial services and for the national industry association, NIBA.
Mike started his own business in 1999, McShane Business Services, which he grew consistently over eight years and then merged with Don McLardy & Associates in 2007 to create McLardy McShane. Mike continues to service a large number of clients, and although he has experience in all areas of business insurance, Mike has a particular expertise in the mobile plant, cranes and earthmoving industry.
Also a passionate Demons and Reach supporter and Board member, Mike is married to Christine and has three daughters – Emma, Georgia and Zoe.
Record levels of approvals in apartment construction drove the overall dollar value of construction work done throughout the state up by more than four per cent, to reach its second highest level on record at $36.308 billion.
More than just traditional cover.
As well as these traditional type covers we also have significant experience in the areas of: Latent defects, environmental liability, project specific professional indemnity, delay in completion of project, and insurance bonds.
Free Contract analysis
Understanding exposures and risks in your current contracts.
Contract Works Insurance
Either Contract specific or Annual basis, this cover primarily covers Material Damage to Buildings in course of construction, civil works, machinery erection, construction liability and advance Business Interruption
Public Liability Insurance
Providing legal liability to third parties who suffer bodily injury or property damage due to your negligence
Mobile Plant Insurance
Providing protection for your Plant & Equipment (including associated liabilities