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30 March 2020

An unusual fatal flow failure in a large sand heap in China

On 27 March 2020 a large and unusual failure in a sand heap at the Guizhou Commercial Concrete Co in Guiyang in Guizhou province, China killed 7 people


31 January 2019

Beach building is keeping the Atlantic Coast from going under

The artificial build-up of beaches is buffering the U.S. Atlantic coastline against the effects of sea level rise, but that benefit may not last as sand gets harder to come by in the coming decades.