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30 November 2021

Ananea: a significant mine waste failure in Peru

On 26 November 2021 a significant landslide occurred in mine waste near to the town on Ananea in Peru.

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12 November 2021

An update on the Ministro Hales mine landslide in Chile

An update on the Ministro Hales mine landslide in Chile

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10 November 2021

A large landslide at the Ministro Hales mine in Chile

A satellite image from Planet Labs shows the aftermath of a c.700 m landslide at the Ministro Hales mine in Chile between 8 and 9 November 2021. Thanks to @Geo_Risk for spotting this one.

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27 October 2021

The cost of mitigating slope safety risk for Welsh coal waste tips

Yesterday the Welsh Government released the results of an analysis of coal waste tips across South Wales. A total of 2,456 tips have been identified, of which 327 have been determined to have the potential to cause risk to safety.

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6 September 2021

Catoca mine in Angola – using satellite imagery to understand recent events

Catoca mine in Angola – using satellite imagery to understand recent events

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28 July 2021

Drone footage of the 31 May 2021 landslide at Bingham Canyon mine in Utah

Excellent drone footage has emerged of the development of the 31 May 2021 landslide at Bingham Canyon mine in Utah

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28 June 2021

Kara-Keche: the September 2020 landslide in Kyrgyzstan

Kara-Keche: on 14 September 2020 a spectacular landslide was caught on video in a coal mining area of Kyrgyzstan

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10 June 2021

Legal proposals to improve safety on Welsh and English coal tips

The Law Commission has published welcome proposals to change the legal framework on the management of coal tip safety in England and Wales

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4 June 2021

The 31 May 2021 landslide at the Bingham Canyon mine

On 31 May 2021 a landslide occurred at the Bingham Canyon mine in Utah, USA. This failure was successfully anticipated through the application of geotechnical monitoring

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30 April 2021

Nakhon Ratchasima: a dramatic video of a rock slope collapse in a quarry in Thailand

Nakhon Ratchasima: a dramatic video showing a violent and sudden rock slope collapse in a quarry in Thailand

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