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Geotechnical Egineering News tagged with [rockfall hazards]

Total Items found:   31 March 2017   United States   Americas  
<p>Whitley County lost one of their own Thursday, a man who died earning his living to take care of those he cared most about.</p><p>Kentucky officials are saying that Partin began his shift about 5pm on Wednesday evening. He was performing maintenance work ...   06 July 2016   New Zealand   Christchurch  
<p>Dozens of Christchurch property owners barred from their houses because of the risk of rock fall can return after the law keeping them out expired.</p> <p>However, the Christchurch City Council is advising them not to reoccupy many of the buildings, as ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards
The Telegraph   07 September 2015   UK   Llantwit Major, south Wales  
<p>A student died instantly following a rock fall during a beach-side picnic to celebrate the end of their exams, an inquest has heard.<br />Georgina Le Fjord was sitting on the beach in Llantwit Major, south Wales, in June with best friend Martha Ormerod ...
Filed under: Natural Hazards   02 September 2015   UK   Isle of Portland  
<p><br>PEOPLE are being warned to stay away from a Portland cliff edge following a rock fall.</p><p>The Coastguard was alerted to the cliff fall at West Weares shortly before 2pm this afternoon and sent a team to investigate.</p>
Filed under: Natural Hazards   15 June 2015   Australia   Brisbane  
<p>Recommendations from a geotechnical report requested by Brisbane City Council (BCC) on a recent rockfall on Brisbane's northside could see the area closed to the public for five months.</p> <p>More than 90 tonnes of rock from the Lutwyche quarry fell into ...
<p>The Alta Val di Fassa Mountain Guides inform about rockfall that has affected a section of the South Face of Sass Pordoi in the Dolomites and advise against climbing routes in the vicinity of the affected area.</p>
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Fox21 NEWS   25 May 2015   USA   Serpentine Drive  
<p>A rockslide has closed a portion of Manitou Avenue on the west end of Manitou Springs.</p> <p>The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) closed eastbound U.S. 24 Business from Highway 24 to the roundabout at Serpentine Drive around 7:00 Monday morning. ...
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<p>Another rock slip in the Manawatu Gorge will keep it closed for two weeks.The Manawatu Gorge section of State Highway 3 will remain closed for two weeks.The NZ Transport Agency announced the closure on Friday.A rockfall on Thursday was initially expected ...
<p>The $2.5m project to secure a rockfall-prone cliff face above a stretch of State Highway 3 where a woman was killed last year is finished. New Plymouth woman Joy Thompson, 74, died last March when boulders crashed into the car she was travelling in just ...
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