In 1935 a large colliery landslide came very close to causing major damage to Cwmaman in South Wales. An archive Pathe News report provides detail.
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A significant landslide occurred at Tylorstown in South Wales yesterday. There are indications that this occurred at the site of a coal waste spoil tip.
At the end of last week, Godre’r Graig Primary School, near Pontardawe in South Wales, was temporarily closed due to the risks of a spoil tip landslide
Cantata Memoria is a musical composition by Karl Jenkins, released today, in memory of the October 1966 Aberfan landslide disaster in South Wales,
Images of the Tylorstown landslide show that it was a rotational landslide in coal waste that transitioned into a flowslide.
On Friday a significant tailings dam failure occurred at the Cadia gold mine in Australia, causing production to be stopped. Fortunately, to date no release of tailings beyond the boundaries of the mine has occurred.
The tribunal into the Aberfan disaster robustly criticised the National Coal Board for their failure to learn from a number of previous significant landslides in spoil heaps, including some at Aberfan itself
A simple guide to what happened on the day of the Aberfan disaster, which killed 144 people, most of them children, 50 years ago this week
Landslides in Art part 27: Louise Collis This is part 27 of my occasional Landslides in Art series – see the links at the bottom of the page for some earlier editions, including Part 26, Robyn Collier. This time I am featuring a painting by the artist Louise Collis entitled Blaina Landslide. Louise is a landscape artist based in South Wales. She describes herself as follows: Based in the South …