Sunday, June 4, 2023

Using state-of-the-art technology, they want to determine what caused the sinkhole at Tierra Amarilla


Other experts will arrive on Monday to contribute to the work.

The sinkhole visible at Tierra Amarilla a few days earlier, which reaches 32 meters in diameter, generated an investigation by Cernejomin that seeks to establish the cause of the sinking and determine whether this event occurred at the Alcaparosa mine in Tierra Amarilla. related to exploitation. ,

To do this, they are working with professionals from various fields of science to determine what happened. “We have state-of-the-art technology working, on Monday some experts from a survey company come to conduct survey on the surface as well as inside the mine. There are images of the interior (of the sinkhole) where there is sedimentary material, the layer we have is 64 meters, it coincides with the depth below and later it must have a different quality of rock, but we don’t know exactly How much is this layer”, explained David Montenegro, Sernajomin’s national director.

The professional assumes that a series of factors are combined in this type of incident. “We can’t rule out anything, for example, intense rain a few weeks ago, someone said that the groundwater was dry, they could have generated physical drag that caused the collapse and that was associated with underground excavations “

Regarding the condition of the inhabitants of the commune, he called for calm, as in 2013 a comprehensive study of the areas occupied by mining companies was carried out, where it was determined that there were no underground excavations under the commune, only around in the areas of. “There was no such act which would have caused the collapse of a house. It was determined and there are studies to review them, there are some voices that say this work can be resumed a new study to be sure and it might be interesting “.

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