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1 April 2021
Düzce Zonguldak: on 26 March 2021 a spectacular retaining wall slope failure occurred on a highway in Turkey
10 July 2018
On Sunday a comparatively small geotechnical failure triggered a train derailment in Turkey, killing 24. The accident serves to illustrate the need for vigilance on earthworks on the railway network.
4 February 2015
Yesterday Network Rail released more information, and some good images, of the Harbury Tunnel landslide in Central England. The images suggest a complex failure mechanism involving 350,000 tonnes of material
6 January 2015
In Sicily in southern Italy a national scandal has developed at the site of the Scorciavacche Viaduct, which opened less than a month ago, but has now been closed as a result of a major earthworks failure
1 November 2011
Intriguing landslide of the week – catastrophic bluff collapse at WE Energies plant at Oak Creek in Wisconsin
An initial report of a landslide that occurred yesterday at the WE Energies electricity generating plant in Wisconsin, USA. Some thoughts on possible causes are included.