June 12 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has worked with partner NationsBuilders Insurance Services (NBIS), an insurance underwriter for the heavy construction equipment and related transport industries, to form an alliance with To

Tower Group Companies and NBIS have developed a multi-line, risk management-based platform to better serve the needs of insured customers and their agents/brokers. The tie-up will strengthen NBIS' position in the heavy construction and transport insurance marketplace.

Joel Dandrea, SC&RA executive vice-president, said: "Despite the economic challenges confronting the industry, and the recent turmoil surrounding many financial institutions and insurers, we are extremely encouraged with the strong programme developments NBIS and Tower are bringing to our members. NBIS has once again stepped up to provide even higher quality insurance and risk management solutions for our members."