mine disasters

 
Hundreds of illegal miners trapped underground
Hundreds of illegal miners trapped underground
Rescue services are trying to reach more than 200 illegal miners reported trapped underground in an abandoned gold shaft near Benoni on the...
Families bid farewell at New Zealand mine
Families bid farewell at New Zealand mine
About 500 friends and family of the 29 men killed in a New Zealand mine explosion were on Saturday taken to "say goodbye" at the remote colliery...
SA man among the missing in New Zealand mine
SA man among the missing in New Zealand mine
New Zealand police confirmed on Saturday there were five foreign nationals -- including a South African -- among the 29 people missing after a mine...
Search for trapped New Zealand miners delayed
Search for trapped New Zealand miners delayed
New Zealand rescuers had still not made contact with 29 trapped miners on Saturday, almost 24 hours after an explosion ripped through the remote...
Chile seeks to speed up rescue of trapped miners
Chile seeks to speed up rescue of trapped miners
Chile was looking at ways on Saturday to speed up the rescue of 33 miners trapped deep underground for 23 days who officials have said might have...
Nasa called to help trapped Chilean miners stay healthy
Nasa called to help trapped Chilean miners stay healthy
Chilean health officials are seeking advice from Nasa on how the 33 miners trapped underground can remain sane and healthy while rescue efforts...
Chile secures lifeline to trapped miners
Chile secures lifeline to trapped miners
Rescue workers on Monday reinforced a small drill hole to serve as an umbilical cord to 33 miners found alive 17 days after a cave-in in Chile's...
Scores feared dead in Siberia mine tragedy
Scores feared dead in Siberia mine tragedy
Hopes were fading on Monday of finding alive any of the 58 miners still trapped deep inside Russia's largest underground coal mine, two days after...
Chinese coalmine death toll soars to over 100
Chinese coalmine death toll soars to over 100
Hundreds of rescuers in northern China are battling to reach 21 miners trapped after a huge gas explosion early on Saturday killed at least 104 of...

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