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U.S. company launches cloud for insurance, brings drone platform to p&c sector

June 22, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

California-based Kespry is moving deeper into vertical markets with its formal entry into the insurance sector south of the border. The move follows extensive field tests and insurance-specific improvements designed together with customers and industry leaders, reports the aerial intelligence

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More drone activity anticipated, safety-first approach essential: SCOR newsletter

June 9, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

An agile and flexible response by all parties is needed in light of the new and little-understood risks expected to emerge with the anticipated increase in drone activity over the next few years, SCOR experts write in a recent technical

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Crawford & Company reports net income attributable to shareholders rises to US$36.0 million in 2016 compared to loss in 2015

February 27, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Atlanta-based Crawford & Company posted net income attributable to shareholders for both the full year and fourth quarter of 2016 – reaching about US$7.8 million and about US$36.0 million – compared to losses in the prior-year periods. Net income attributable

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Saskatchewan to inspect all oil pipelines that cross provincial rivers following Husky Energy spill

September 9, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Saskatchewan’s Ministry of the Economy announced on Friday that it will be implementing a province-wide inspection of all oil pipelines that cross Saskatchewan rivers or lakes where a potential failure could pose a threat to municipal water supplies. The Ministry

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Nearly 1,300 new hail claims created last week in Alberta, more than 3,000 waiting for an inspector: Agriculture Financial Services Corporation

August 11, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Alberta’s Agriculture Financial Services Corporation (AFSC) said on Wednesday 1,289 new hail claims were created last week, while 3,089 hail claims are currently waiting for an inspector. AFSC, the Crown corporation with a private sector board of directors that provides