Recent heavy rainfall has triggered landslides in parts of eastern Australia, causing damage to railway lines and properties
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Thelkoloi: another tailings failure, this time in India On Thursday 20 January 2022 another tailings failure occurred, this time at Thelkoloi in Odisha, India. The failure has been reported in some of the media in India, but not more widely. For example, the Hindustan Times reports that the failure was in a slurry pond from the JSW Bhushan Power and Steel Limited works in Sambalpur district. It suggests that a …
The Law Commission has published welcome proposals to change the legal framework on the management of coal tip safety in England and Wales
Hurricane Eta: news reports indicate that dozens of people have been killed by landslides in Central America, with at least 50 deaths in Guatemala alone
As the virtual AGU Fall Meeting 2020 starts to approach, I thought I would pull together a list of the main landslide sessions
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 …