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16 June 2020

New landslide videos: Russia and California

Two new landslide videos: a large landslide in a mine in Russia & dashcam footage of a small but high impact rockfall in California

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20 November 2018

Borba, Portugal: a major quarry landslide

Yesterday a major landslide occurred in a quarry near to Borba, Portugal, killing at least two people and leaving four more missing.

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24 April 2018

Boulder meets house: the power of landslides

Boulder meets house in India: a new video on Youtube shows the impact of a boulder on two properties at Peerah in northern India last week. The houses are completely destroyed.

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26 September 2017

El Jale, Ixtapaluca: a stunning earthquake triggered landslide video from Mexico

A stunning video has been posted to Youtube showing landslides at El Jale, Ixtapaluca, Mexico City, triggered by the earthquake on 19th September 201

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22 June 2016

Pingle County: quarry collapse kills seven in Guangxi Zhuang, China

On Monday a landslide in Pingle County in Guangxi Zhuang in China buried seven workers at a stone quarry. Rescue operations are ongoing.

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8 June 2016

Copiah County: a fatal landslide accident in a gravel quarry

On Friday a landslide occurred in Copiah County in Mississippi, killing two workers. Recovery operations are proving to be difficult.

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5 June 2016

Three interesting new landslide videos – Colombia, Hechi in China and Anatolia in Turkey

Three new landslide videos have appeared on Youtube: a road slope collapse from Hechi in China, a quarry landslide in Anatolia in Turkey & the collapse of a slope by a tunnel portal in Colombia

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15 April 2016

Colonnata: a large collapse in a Carrara marble quarry in Italy

Yesterday a large rockfall occurred at a quarry for Carrara Marble at Colonnata in Tuscany, Italy, killing two quarry workers and injuring a third. Carrara Marble is the stone from which Michelangelo carved his sculpture David, and it is a prized building material worldwide.

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3 August 2015

The Fukaminato River landslide in Japan

Even better footage has now emerged of the Fukaminato River landslide in Japan, which appears to be occurring at the site of an old quarry

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26 September 2013

The costs to the mining industry of landslides – examples from Brazil and the USA

Two recent examples, from Brazil and Utah, demonstrate the potentially enormous financial impacts of landslides on the mining industry

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