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Hundreds of illegal miners trapped underground

Over 200 miners are reportedly trapped underground in an abandoned gold shaft near Benoni on the East Rand.

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

New Zealand police said there were five foreign nationals -- including a South African -- among the 29 people missing after a mine explosion.

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 a colliery.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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