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A railway that connects the town of Hastings and London was forced to stop operating after a landslide occurred earlier this week.

Monday, 11 February 2019 01:00

Robots to fix underground pipes

An innovative project suggests that robots can be employed to repair damage in underground pipes.

For the first time, thermal imaging was used to monitor grout penetration in two shafts segmentally constructed by precast concrete rings.

A 6,000-year-old structure located near Stonehenge was damaged due to tunnel works according to archaeologists.

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A huge rockfall in Cornwall, U.K., was caught on camera by a woman.

A study from Plymouth University in the UK shows that, millions of years ago, a natural bridge between England and rest of Europe existed.

Published in Geology Highlights
Wednesday, 05 September 2018 01:00

Landslides induced by human activity are rising

A new study by researchers at UK's Sheffield University shows that human activity increasingly provokes fatal landslides.

 A new study shows that UK's salt-marshes will be threatened due to sea-level rise by 2100.

The new crossrail, named after Queen Elizabeth, which features a marathon of brand new tunnels beneath the streets of London will open by the end of 2018.

Despite the hazardous inclination of approximately five degrees, the Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Italy) has managed to survive four strong earthquakes since 1200 A.D.

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