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Contractors Plant & Machinery Policy (CPM)

The policy provides comprehensive cover against physical loss or damage to the plant and machinery.

This policy covers all different types of machinery used for handing material or construction. The policy covers sudden, accidental, external damage to the insured machinery due to any cause other than those specifically excluded in the policy.

The policy covers the machinery whilst they are in operation or at rest or whilst being dismantled for the purpose of cleaning or overhauling or whilst being shifted within the premises or during subsequent re-erection, but in any case only after successful commissioning.

The main exclusions of the policy are:

1. Loss or damage due to any internal electrical or mechanical breakdown, defective lubrication, lack of oil or coolant although any consequent external damage is payable.

2. Loss or damage to replaceable parts or attachments such as bits, drills, knives, dies, moulds etc.

3. Loss or damage whilst in transit from one location to another.

4. Loss due to wear and tear, corrosion, rust, deterioration, atmospheric conditions.

5. Loss or damage during testing operating or whilst being used for a purpose other than designed for.

6. Loss or damage to machinery working under ground.

7. Loss or damage for which the supplier or manufacturer is responsible either by law or under contract.

Add on Covers

The policy can be extended to cover:

1. Third party liability - personal injury and property damage.

2. Damage to owner's surrounding property.

Who can take the policy?

The policy can be taken by any one of the following parties, either individually or jointly :

1. The owner of the machine

2. The contractor / user of the construction machinery

3. The financial institutes who have an interest in the construction machinery.