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4 February 2020

Mina Pecket: a dramatic landslide in an open cast coal mine in 2014

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.

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3 February 2020

Gongo Soco mine: Planet Labs images of the movement of the rock wall

Recent Planet Labs images capture the ongoing deformation of the rock wall above the Sul Superior Dam at the Gongo Soco mine in Brazil

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20 January 2020

Brumadinho: the Expert Panel report on the failure of the Feijão tailings dam

Last month the official Expert Panel released its report on the Feijao tailings dam disaster at Brumadinho in Brazil, which killed over 300 people.

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12 December 2019

The Kumtor gold mine landslide: high resolution Planet Labs images

Planet Labs have captured wonderful before and after SkySat images of the enormous Kumtor gold mine landslide in Kyrgyzstan last week

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3 December 2019

Planet Labs images of the huge new landslide at Kumtor Mine in Kyrgyzstan

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

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2 December 2019

Losses from mining-related landslides

Data suggests that the cost of mining-related landslides is increasing rapidly, with almost 3000 deaths in the period between 2014 and 2018.

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28 October 2019

Gongo Soco: continued deformation of the slope of a high wall mine in Brazil

Gongo Soco: Google Earth and Planet Labs images show continued large-scale deformation of the rock wall at a large mine in Brazil

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21 October 2019

Shchetinkino: a major dam collapse at a gold mine in Siberia

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

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4 October 2019

Nosso Senhora do Livramento: another tailings dam failure in Brazil

On 1st October 2019, another significant tailings dam failure occurred in Brazil, this time at Nosso Senhora do Livramento in Mato Grosso.

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27 September 2019

Tibesti – another mining-induced landslide

Yet another mining-induced landslide occurred yesterday, in the Tibesti region of Chad in Africa, killing about 30 people.

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