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12 December 2019

The Kumtor gold mine landslide: high resolution Planet Labs images

Planet Labs have captured wonderful before and after SkySat images of the enormous Kumtor gold mine landslide in Kyrgyzstan last week

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3 December 2019

Planet Labs images of the huge new landslide at Kumtor Mine in Kyrgyzstan

Planet Labs have captured before and after images of the huge new landslide at Kumtor Mine in Kyrgyzstan, which give an indication as to what went wrong

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2 December 2019

Losses from mining-related landslides

Data suggests that the cost of mining-related landslides is increasing rapidly, with almost 3000 deaths in the period between 2014 and 2018.

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28 October 2019

Gongo Soco: continued deformation of the slope of a high wall mine in Brazil

Gongo Soco: Google Earth and Planet Labs images show continued large-scale deformation of the rock wall at a large mine in Brazil

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4 October 2019

Nosso Senhora do Livramento: another tailings dam failure in Brazil

On 1st October 2019, another significant tailings dam failure occurred in Brazil, this time at Nosso Senhora do Livramento in Mato Grosso.

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27 September 2019

Tibesti – another mining-induced landslide

Yet another mining-induced landslide occurred yesterday, in the Tibesti region of Chad in Africa, killing about 30 people.

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