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12 May 2017
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
8 February 2017
In the last few days further substantial movement has occurred on the Eaglepointe landslide in North Salt Lake, Utah in response to rainfall
17 November 2014
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.
12 August 2014
A landslide in the Eaglepointe subdivision in north Salt Lake City, Utah has destroyed one house and threatens several more.
16 December 2013
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.
13 December 2013
The fatal Utah rockfall yesterday highlights the importance of using geomorphic evidence to highlight dangerous locations below steep slopes
21 October 2013
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.
13 September 2013
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
13 June 2013
NASA have collected an excellent satellite image of the Bingham Canyon landslide in Utah, USA
6 May 2013
The second part of my three-part posting analysing the Bingham Canyon landslide using images provided by Kennecott Utah