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Who we are
Scintilla is a leading contracting and engineering insurance underwriter, with over 100 years of combined management expertise.
This experience makes Scintilla a significant force in the engineering insurance market and we’re able to provide valuable solutions in the construction and engineering sectors.
The latest product that we have launched for this specific sector is the Construction Guarantees product that provides comprehensive cover for the four critical phases of every construction project: Tender Completion, Advance Payment, Performance and Retention.
A few of the larger projects we’ve provided specialist insurance to:
- OR Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg Expansion
- La Mercy Airport Construction, Durban
- Toyota South Africa, Durban Plant Expansion
- Nikanor Copper & Cobalt Project (DRC)
What we do
Scintilla provides construction and engineering insurance solutions, including:
- Contractors all risks – covering building, civil and mechanical engineering projects
- Plant all risks – covers plant and machinery
- Machinery breakdown – against sudden and unforeseen physical damage
- Electronic equipment – covers electronic and computer equipment against risks of external damage, breakdown and theft
- Civil engineering completed risks – covering civil engineering projects against natural hazards
- Construction and related Guarantees – these include Letters of intent, Bid securities, Advance payment guarantees, Performance guarantees, Retention release guarantees, Customs and excise bonds (temporary export / re-import of plant and equipment)
Why choose us?
- Scintilla and Hollard can develop tailor made construction guarantee solutions - from small contractor’s right through to large contractors involved mega projects in South Africa and Africa.
- We have the knowledge and flexibility to tailor products to your individual needs
- Our focus is service excellence
- We have the ability, infrastructure, experience, and understanding to underwrite risks in many African countries
- Our commitment to our clients is complete knowledge sharing and skills development