On 8 January 2022 a significant landslide occurred at the Pau Branco iron ore mine in Brazil, operated by the French company Vallourec.
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. The fatal flexural topple at Cânyon de Furnas in Brazil Many thanks to the various people who have contacted me over the weekend about the fatal flexural topple at Canyon de Furnas in Brazil on Saturday morning (8 January 2022), as shown in the image above. This event, which was caught on a dramatic video, has received considerable attention in part because of the spectacular nature of the event …
The 17-18 December 2020 rainfall-induced landslide disaster in Presidente Getúlio, southern Brazil, which killed 21 people.
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.