Contractor’s Plant And Machinery

Contractor’s Plant and Machinery (CPM) is an insurance of contractors’ plant and machinery that is done on an annual basis. It covers unforeseen and sudden physical loss of or damage to the insured items, necessitating their repair or replacement.

The items (or any part thereof) entered in the schedule, whilst at the location or in the geographical area mentioned therein, suffer any unforeseen and sudden physical loss or damage from any cause not specifically excluded in a manner necessitating repair or replacement. Sum Insured should always be new replacement value

What’s covered

Policy applies whether the insured items are;

  • At work or at rest
  • Being dismantled for cleaning or overhauling
  • Or whilst being cleaned or overhauled
  • Subsequent re-erection


But only after successful commissioning.

What’s not covered

  • Deductible
  • Mechanical and/or electrical breakdown or derangement of construction machinery, plant and equipment (i.e. loss or damage not caused by exterior influences) but if as a consequence of such breakdown or derangement an accident occurs causing external damage, such consequential damage shall be indemnifiable.
  • Loss or damage to replaceable parts and attachments eg. Cutting edges, ropes, belts, tyres, etc.
  • Working underground (unless agreed by endorsement)
  • War, invasion, rebellion, revolution, riot, strike, etc
  • Nuclear risks
  • Faults / defects existing at Policy commencement within knowledge of Insured
  • Wilful act or wilful negligence of the Insured or his representatives
  • For which supplier or manufacturer is responsible
  • Consequential loss or liability of any kind discovered only at taking of inventory or routine servicing

What’s optional

Choose optional add-ons at an additional cost to create cover that suits you.

  • Political Violence and Terrorism: Cover against political violence and terrorism

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  • Ensure you declare a list of items to be insured under contents insurance including serial numbers, model, make and have the correct sum insured
  • Always keep valuables safely and locked out of site to protect against the risk of theft