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4 March 2021
The Char Dham Project: landslides associated with a major road construction and widening programme in northern India
29 July 2020
A new article in the journal Landslides (Li et al. 2020) describes the Niushou landslide in Jiangsu, China, which was triggered by construction works for a hotel complex.
6 May 2020
The Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, which links Jammu and Srinagar, is known as India’s “killer highway”. This road is one of the most landslide-prone routes on Earth.
12 September 2019
During construction of the Broomhead reservoir, near Sheffield, in the 1920s and 1930s, a large, deep-seated landslide caused major problems
3 September 2019
Two articles published in Nepali newspapers in the last few days have examined the disastrous impacts of dozer roads in mountain areas
9 April 2019
A consortium has produced a very useful guide to the design and construction of eco-safe rural roads in high mountain areas
5 November 2017
Overnight, heavy rainfall has triggered a major rotational landslide at a newly-constructed engineered slope in George Town, Penang in Malaysia
24 October 2017
A drone image of the site of the Tanjung Bungah landslide taken in June 2017 suggests that it was a very challenging site for development
23 October 2017
On Saturday a major landslide on a large cut slope at a construction site in Tanjung Bungah in Penang, Malaysia killed eleven workers
13 April 2017
Two new landslide videos have appeared on Youtube; one from Shimla showing a large slide triggered by construction, and the other on a highway in Idaho, USA