On 1 April 2014 a large landslide occurred at Mina Pecket, an open cast coal mine in the southern part of Chile. The mine was closed as a consequence.
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Last week a landslide in a coal mine on the island of Semirara killed nine miners. News reports include an interesting video of an earlier slide in the same coal mine
New images have appeared on Twitter of the Hatfield Colliery landslide. These show some amazing deformation patterns at the toe of the landslide
High quality images and a video have emerged of two fatal coal mine landslides – one in China and one in the Philippines. Together they claimed 15 lives.
Over the last few days several people have provided photographs of the Hatfield Stainforth coal mine landslide. These suggest that movement of the toe has reduced or even ceased
A new video of a large landslide in an open cast coal mine in Indonesia in January 2012
Although the key focus of my research is landslides, I also spend some of my time working with mining companies. Thus, the Pike River accident in New Zealand is of interest. The blast today appears to have left at least 27 miners trapped underground; at the time of writing there has been no contact with the missing workers, although rescue operations are clearly underway. All modern mines have fully trained …
Yesterday the Welsh Government released the results of an analysis of coal waste tips across South Wales. A total of 2,456 tips have been identified, of which 327 have been determined to have the potential to cause risk to safety.
Inden: a river rediscovering a previous course and flooding an open cast coal mine The floods in Germany, Belgium and Netherlands this week have been truly catastrophic. The same storm system also caused flash flooding in London. It is likely that the this event will have triggered landslides, but we will need to wait to get more information when the priority is rescue and recovery. There are suggestions that an …
The complex politics of managing coal waste tip stability in South Wales