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Gregory DL Morris is an independent business journalist based in New York with 25 years’ experience in industry, energy, finance and transportation. He can be reached at [email protected]
An ongoing shortage of experienced labor threatens the construction industry on multiple fronts.
A swell of nuclear decommissioning projects is creating an emerging market for conventional insurance but also new risk-management approaches.
As warranties run out on wind turbines, underwriters gain insight into their long-term costs.
Key drivers are increased retail distress, but also bank eagerness to monetize.
Overall economic impact may reach $100 billion.
IUMI’s annual meeting in September will offer a rare glimpse into local markets.
Technology will speed up a construction finance reporting requirement that was previously manual and tedious.
The Fire Department of New York is concerned about grid storage safety.
Key drivers include retail distress and eagerness on the part of banks to monetize.
As technology becomes more integrated into construction, surety underwriters need more comfort and clarity.
Public-private partnerships offer a way forward for infrastructure investment. To replicate Canadian successes, the U.S. must address risk management issues.
Major vessel loss frequency and cost trends pressure marine underwriters.
Allegations of short-selling based on cyber security rumors create a new vulnerability for risk managers.
Life Time Fitness finds a captive home in Vermont.
Severe weather incidents are increasing pipeline loss frequency, especially in places where environmental risk was not previously a problem.
Operators of underground storage tanks favor broad pollution liability and tank-only coverage over surety.
Funding shortfalls emerge in the decommissioning of unprofitable nuclear facilities.
No longer a niche market, loss histories for renewable energy are reworking how green is insured.
Carriers offering long-term-care coverage have been rocked by low lapse rates in a low-interest environment.
The Fort McMurray community is now focused on recovery, but it will be a long-term effort.