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Keep Talking Greece   10 June 2017   Greece   Amyndeo  
<p>At 10/6/2017 and around 11:00 in the morning local time, a large scale landslide occurred which affected almost the entire extent of the excavation at the Amyndeon Mine of the Lignite Center of Western Macedonia.<br><br>PPC had been extensively monitoring ...
SF Gate   01 June 2017   United States   Americas  
<p>Nine workers were injured Friday when a building partially collapsed at an Oakland construction site near downtown, forcing a desperate and successful effort to free many of them from wet concrete.</p><p>No workers were seriously injured in the collapse, ...
BBC NEWS   31 May 2017   Ukraine   Kiev  
<p>CCTV cameras have captured the moment an underground water pipe exploded in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev.<br>The ground rises and shakes before bursting, sending dirt and rocks flying in all directions, and a torrent of muddy water down the street.</p><p>Video ...
Reuters   29 May 2017   Sri Lanka   Asia  
<p>Landslides and floods in Sri Lanka have killed at least 151 people and the country faces the risk of more mudslides as torrential rains continue, officials said on Sunday.</p><p>More than 100 people are still missing after the worst rains in the Indian ...
<p>Some longtime residents of Big Sur figured nature hadn’t finished with them this year. Over the weekend, they were proved right.</p><p>With a loud boom and a cloud of dust, part of a mountainside slid into the Pacific Ocean on Saturday night, swallowing ...
The Courier Mail   20 April 2017   Australia   Queensland  
<p>A SLOWDOWN in building and construction projects in Queensland is to blame for a series of high-profile building collapses, leaving half-finished projects abandoned, sub contractors short changed and creditors hundreds of millions of dollars out of pocket.</p ...
EYEWITNESS NEWS   17 April 2017   Sri Lanka   Colombo  
<p>Rescue workers cleared mud and debris from a landslide at a giant rubbish dump in the Sri Lankan capital for a fourth day on Monday, as the death toll rose to 29 and uncertainty remained over the number of people missing.</p> <p>The 90-metre dump in the ...
Gulf News   05 April 2017   Iran   Asia  
<p>A powerful magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck northeastern Iran near the holy city of Mashhad on Wednesday, killing at least one person as residents fled onto the streets and aftershocks shook the region.</p><p>Iranian state radio said the epicenter of the ...
The Guardian   03 April 2017   Colombia   Americas  
<p>Colombian rescuers have been searching frantically for hundreds of missing people after the southern city of Mocoa was engulfed on Saturday by a huge landslide of mud, rocks and gushing waters that swept away homes and cars and killed more than 20 people.</p> <p>The ...
<p>Firefighters were on Sunday called to a blaze at a Dubai construction site, in the latest of a string of fires at high-rise blocks in the UAE.</p> <p>The fire at Emaar&rsquo;s Fountain Views towers development was brought under control, the official Dubai ...