Mining

The Crawford Global Technical Services (GTS) Mining team is led by highly experienced loss adjusters and accountants assisted by geotechnical and mining engineers, who have the technical know-how and expertise to investigate cause, and control and measure mining and processing losses. We can assist you in the development of your loss management plans for an early resumption of mining operations, and recommend measures to control costs and avoid financial waste. 

Crawford GTS has handled the aftermath of hundreds of mining losses around the globe. Whether a massive landslide in an open pit mine or a barricade failure causing fatalities in an underground mine, Crawford has been on the scene to manage every aspect of loss, from extraction and processing to final production.

Our expertise includes:

Block cave mines
• Sudden collapse

Open pit mines
• Major flooding
• Major landslide and property damage involving fatalities

Smelter property damage and consequential losses

Underground coal mines
• Barricade failure and mud rush
• Longwall convergence claims
• Rock fall/collapse

Where possible, Crawford can provide an immediate on-site response, local liaison, and facilities through our global network of locations. By virtue of size and reach, Crawford can provide multi-disciplinary teams with both the experience and expertise to manage any type of mining and mineral processing claims and related industries. We immediately implement measures to control reinstatement costs and mitigate consequential losses. GTS can provide litigation support in the valuation of uninsured damage and business losses.

GTS Mining’s major geographic focus is on the principal mining territories of South and Central Africa, Australia, Asia Pacific, South America, and North America. With the continuing globalisation of the industry and rapidly accelerating growth in China and Eastern Europe, GTS can offer our services anywhere in the world.

The Benefits of Crawford GTS

The multinational and global risk and insurance community needs a team of experts with the experience and industry focus to evaluate and assess damages under extreme conditions. Crawford GTS has the commitment, skills, resources, technology and the experience required to meet the specific needs of each client.

Crawford GTS Key Service Features:

  • World-wide service: A global network of experts, including surveyors, environmental scientists, engineers, consultants, and specialist case handlers
  • Compliance: Strict adherence to relevant governing legislation (ELD, CERCLA/Superfund, etc.)
  • Cost-effective: Reduced indemnity spend, financial assurance for insurers
  • Confidence: Transparent claims procedures and reporting standards
  • Reliability: Experienced, qualified professionals, infrastructure and leadership to strategically project manage losses anywhere on the globe

For more information about GTS expertise in the mining industry, please contact one of our specialist adjusters in your region.