Engineering insurance

Mirabilis Underwriting Managers is the leading engineering underwriting manager in Africa, with unrivalled experience and expertise in the engineering insurance industry. Together with continental Africa, our territorial scope includes the Middle East, Central and Southeast Asia, and the Indian sub-continent.

Mirabilis offers flexible, structured and packaged products at competitive rates. Our services include risk management surveys and specialised intermediary training.

Why Mirabilis?

  • We pride ourselves on our excellent service, flexibility and professional expertise.
  • Our team has in-depth expertise, experience and understanding of the engineering industry.
  • We offer reinsurance knowledge and support.
  • We offer customised risk transfer solutions, such as our Seamless Project Insurance cover.
  • We have packaged solutions which combined with Contractors all risks (CAR), can offer structured alternatives to cost effective risk transfer.



As the largest engineering underwriting agency in Africa, we are able to offer a comprehensive range of flexible, structured and packaged products at competitive rates to suit the needs of our extensive client portfolio.

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The benefits of insuring with us

Santam is the insurer of choice for millions of South Africans countrywide. We help you be safe and stay safe – everywhere you go. If you need four more reasons to choose Insurance good and proper.

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Our range of solutions includes:

  • Contractors’ all risks insurance (CAR)
  • Advance loss of profits insurance (ALOP)
  • Contractors’ plant and equipment insurance (CPE)
  • Machinery breakdown insurance (MB)
  • Loss of profits following machinery breakdown (MLOP)
  • Deterioration of stock insurance (DOS)
  • Electronic equipment insurance (EEI)
  • Civil engineering complicated risks (CECR) insurance
  • Combined products engineering project insurance cover (EPIC)
  • Cradle to operation/seamless insurance cover (combined Marine, Marine advance loss of profit, Contractors’ all risk, Advance loss of profit, Contractors’ third party liability, Professional indemnity, Assets and Business interruption insurance under one policy)

Contact details


T 086 110 0100
F 011 880 6857

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