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22 November 2022
Rubaya: there are reports that at least 32 people killed on 18 November by mining related landslides in the Democratic Republic of Congo
16 November 2022
On 14 November 2022 a rockslide occurred at a quarry in Maudarh in Mizoram, India, killing 12 workers. The event was captured on video.
15 November 2022
The Planet Labs SkySat image shows the impact of the Williamson Diamond Mine tailings breach on downstream communities
10 November 2022
Planet Labs has now captured and released high resolution imagery of the Williamson Mine tailings dam breach in Tanzania
9 November 2022
Planet Labs has captured a PlanetScope image of the Williamson Diamond Mine tailings dam failure that shows both the breach and the plume.
8 November 2022
Another major tailings dam failure has occurred in Africa, this time at the Williamson Mine in Tanzania. The plume of pollution is >6 km long.
3 October 2022
Shuiliandong: a paper in the journal Landslides (Ma et al, 2022) highlights an example of a landslide triggered by underground coal mining
26 September 2022
Satellite image company Planet Labs has released high resolution imagery of the Jagersfontein tailings dam failure
15 September 2022
CGG Minerals and Mining has posted provisional but fascinating InSAR data for the site of the Jagersfontein Tailings Storage Facility failure
13 September 2022
Aerial and satellite imagery of the Jagersfontein tailings dam disaster highlights a complex failure event and high mobility of the slimes.