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Rescuers say at least two more weeks to free trapped Chinese miners
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Rescuers say at least two more weeks to free trapped Chinese miners

Jan 22nd 2021, 9:13 AM 13,796 Views 3 Comments

The debris standing in the way weighs about 70 tons.

28 miners rescued after underground ordeal
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28 miners rescued after underground ordeal

Jul 17th 2012, 8:39 AM 2,492 Views 2 Comments

The gold miners had been trapped in underground chambers after a fire in the New Zealand mine.

At least 21 killed in gas explosion at Chinese mine
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At least 21 killed in gas explosion at Chinese mine

Nov 11th 2011, 1:55 PM 162 Views 1 Comment

A gas leaks sparks an underground explosion at a mine in the Yunnan province, with around two dozen more miners trapped.

Fourth and final body found at Welsh mine
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Fourth and final body found at Welsh mine

Sep 16th 2011, 7:09 PM 679 Views 8 Comments

Police in Wales have confirmed that the bodies of four miners missing since Thursday have been found and recovered.

Chilean copper miners' drama set for silver screen
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Chilean copper miners' drama set for silver screen

Jul 26th 2011, 11:03 AM 199 Views 1 Comment

The story of the 33 Chilean miners trapped for ten weeks last year is to be made into a major Hollywood movie.

Chilean mine collapse report blames owners
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Chilean mine collapse report blames owners

Jan 21st 2011, 10:10 PM 486 Views 0 Comments

The mining accident which trapped 33 men below ground for 72 days has been blamed on poor regulation and inadequate safety measures.

Rescue of New Zealand miners delayed over second explosion fear
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Rescue of New Zealand miners delayed over second explosion fear

Nov 20th 2010, 12:14 PM 306 Views 0 Comments

Authorities in New Zealand have been forced to put rescue efforts on hold as they test the air-quality underground.

In pictures: the Chilean rescue, as it unfolded
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In pictures: the Chilean rescue, as it unfolded

Oct 14th 2010, 4:09 PM 434 Views 0 Comments

The world feared they were dead – and will never forget how they lived. Relive the rescue in pictures.

Timeline of a truly great escape
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Timeline of a truly great escape

Oct 14th 2010, 9:14 AM 888 Views 2 Comments

One by one, the stepped into the light. A minute-by-minute account of the how the rescue unfolded.

Seeing the light: 33 miners freed after ten-week torture
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Seeing the light: 33 miners freed after ten-week torture

Oct 14th 2010, 8:13 AM 275 Views 0 Comments

They scheduled 48 hours: it took only 25 to release the 33 miners and the six rescuers who went to help them.

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Haircuts and heels: Miners' wives race to look their best

Oct 12th 2010, 1:18 PM 738 Views 0 Comments

As the countdown to the rescue of 33 miners begins in Chile, the men’s partners start their own preparations…

Chile: what happens next?
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Chile: what happens next?

Oct 11th 2010, 9:27 AM 271 Views 0 Comments

The countdown to the rescue of the Chilean miners is finally underway. Here’s how the next 48 hours are likely to play out.

Drill pierces roof of Chilean mine
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Drill pierces roof of Chilean mine

Oct 9th 2010, 1:52 PM 139 Views 0 Comments

Drill breaks through room of workshop 624m underground, meaning a rescue could be imminent.

Rescue teams hope to rescue Chilean miners tomorrow
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Rescue teams hope to rescue Chilean miners tomorrow

Oct 8th 2010, 7:52 PM 140 Views 0 Comments

A giant diamond-tipped drill is now just 40m away from the trapped men – but there’s new safety concerns.

First baby born to trapped Chilean miner
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First baby born to trapped Chilean miner

Sep 15th 2010, 11:46 AM 392 Views 0 Comments

Some good news for miners trapped underground for 40 days.

Will you be mine?: Sending his love up the well
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Will you be mine?: Sending his love up the well

Aug 30th 2010, 4:42 PM 210 Views 0 Comments

The Chilean miners speak to their loved ones for the first time – and one proposes.

Chilean miners in good spirits (video)
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Chilean miners in good spirits (video)

Aug 27th 2010, 3:56 PM 272 Views 0 Comments

Miners record special messages for their anxious relatives, as one family says it will sue mine owners.

Chile looks to the skies to keep its miners safe
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Chile looks to the skies to keep its miners safe

Aug 26th 2010, 9:17 AM 220 Views 0 Comments

Authorities ask NASA for tips on how to keep the 33 miners amused while they wait for rescue.

Families of trapped miners told to keep it upbeat
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Families of trapped miners told to keep it upbeat

Aug 24th 2010, 9:44 AM 289 Views 0 Comments

Relatives are asked to help keep trapped men optimistic, as they may be in Chilean mine for four months.

Chilean miners trapped for 17 days send out message
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Chilean miners trapped for 17 days send out message

Aug 23rd 2010, 10:42 AM 272 Views 0 Comments

Thirty-three miners still alive after accident on 5 August.