The 17-18 December 2020 rainfall-induced landslide disaster in Presidente Getúlio, southern Brazil, which killed 21 people.
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The March 2011 landslides in Antonina and Morretes, Brazil, which were triggered by unusually intense rainfall.
Heavy rainfall on 2 and 3 March 2020 triggered many landslides in the urban area of Baixada Santista in SE Brazil, killing at least 18 people.
Gongo Soco: Google Earth and Planet Labs images show continued large-scale deformation of the rock wall at a large mine in Brazil
On 1st October 2019, another significant tailings dam failure occurred in Brazil, this time at Nosso Senhora do Livramento in Mato Grosso.
In Brazil another tailings dam, at the Gongo Soco mine in Barão de Cocais to the east of Belo Horizonte, is at risk of failure due to a rock wall collapse.
Brazilian mining company Vale warned on Friday that the Sul Superior tailings dam, at the Gongo Soco mine in Minas Gerais, is at risk of imminent collapse
The enormous scale of the tailings dam collapse at Feijão mine in Brumadinho, Brazil is now clear. The dam was 87 m high, holding c13 million cubic metres.
Yesterday the official report into the Samarco Tailings Dam failure in Brazil was released. A website has been created to allow the report to be downloaded. The investigation documents a long series of management problems at the site prior to the final collapse.
Espirito Santo rock joint collapses There is an extraordinary video on Facebook showing massive collapses of sheeting joints in Espirito Santo Brazil. I cannot embed the video, but really recommend that you take a look. This is the moment of collapse: . The collapse occurred in Pancas County of Espirito Santo in an area of granite massifs. The video was posted by Heinrich Theodor Frank, who provides the following comment …