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Trapped miners rescued after 36 days underground

January 30, 2016 7:56 am
Trapped miners rescued after 36 days underground

The first miner is lifted from a collapsed mine in Pingyi, east China’s Shandong Province. Photo / APRescuers on Friday pulled out four miners who had spent 36 days trapped underground in a collapsed mine in eastern China. The gypsum mine in Shandong province collapsed on Christmas Day, killing one […]

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All 486 miners trapped underground after a fire broke out at a South African goldmine have been found safe

February 24, 2015 12:56 am
All 486 miners trapped underground after a fire broke out at a South African goldmine have been found safe

All 486 miners trapped underground after a fire broke out at a South African goldmine have been found safe, the mine’s spokeswoman said Sunday. The 18 miners who were still missing shortly before 9 p.m. (1900 GMT) have been located, said Harmony Gold Mining Company spokeswoman, Charmane Russell. A rescue […]

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