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12 May 2017

The 2013 Bingham Canyon mine failure: insights into the giant Manefay landslide

Brad Ross, a mining engineer, has provided extensive insights into the events leading up to the vast Manefay landslide at the Bingham Canyon mine in 2013

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8 February 2017

Further movement of the Eaglepointe landslide in Utah

In the last few days further substantial movement has occurred on the Eaglepointe landslide in North Salt Lake, Utah in response to rainfall

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17 November 2014

Markagunt: A truly gigantic gravity landslide (2000 cubic kilometres!)

A new paper in Geology describes for the first time the Markagunt gravity slide – a c.2000 square kilometre landslide deposit in Utah, USA that occurred about 22 million years ago.

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12 August 2014

The Eaglepointe Landslide in Salt Lake City, Utah

A landslide in the Eaglepointe subdivision in north Salt Lake City, Utah has destroyed one house and threatens several more.

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16 December 2013

The Rockville rockfall cliff has a history of dangerous collapses

More information is now available about the fatal Rockville rockfall on Thursday. A Utah Geological Survey report in 2010 identified the high level of hazard associated with this cliff, and recommended that a more detailed hazard assessment was needed.

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13 December 2013

The Utah rockfall tragedy – the importance of interpreting clues in the landscape

The fatal Utah rockfall yesterday highlights the importance of using geomorphic evidence to highlight dangerous locations below steep slopes

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21 October 2013

Pure geovandalism “justified” as rockfall prevention in Goblin Valley State Park, Utah

Three men who destroyed a natural rock formation in Goblin Valley State Park, Utah justified their act of vandalism as rockfall protection. It was not.

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13 September 2013

A video of riverbank collapses in Utah

On September 11th, an interesting video of a series of flood-induced riverbank collapses in Wahweap Creek in Southern Utah was captured by David Rankin

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13 June 2013

NASA Imagery of the Bingham Canyon landslide

NASA have collected an excellent satellite image of the Bingham Canyon landslide in Utah, USA

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6 May 2013

Analysing the Bingham Canyon mine landslide part 2: the landslide track

The second part of my three-part posting analysing the Bingham Canyon landslide using images provided by Kennecott Utah

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