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4 February 2020
On 1 April 2014 a large landslide occurred at Mina Pecket, an open cast coal mine in the southern part of Chile. The mine was closed as a consequence.
3 February 2020
Recent Planet Labs images capture the ongoing deformation of the rock wall above the Sul Superior Dam at the Gongo Soco mine in Brazil
20 January 2020
Last month the official Expert Panel released its report on the Feijao tailings dam disaster at Brumadinho in Brazil, which killed over 300 people.
12 December 2019
Planet Labs have captured wonderful before and after SkySat images of the enormous Kumtor gold mine landslide in Kyrgyzstan last week
3 December 2019
Planet Labs have captured before and after images of the huge new landslide at Kumtor Mine in Kyrgyzstan, which give an indication as to what went wrong
2 December 2019
Data suggests that the cost of mining-related landslides is increasing rapidly, with almost 3000 deaths in the period between 2014 and 2018.
28 October 2019
Gongo Soco: Google Earth and Planet Labs images show continued large-scale deformation of the rock wall at a large mine in Brazil
21 October 2019
On Saturday 19 October 2019 a dam collapsed at a gold mine near to Shchetinkino in Siberia, killing 20 people and leaving many more injured
4 October 2019
On 1st October 2019, another significant tailings dam failure occurred in Brazil, this time at Nosso Senhora do Livramento in Mato Grosso.