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#Trapped Miners

# trapped-miners - Friday 22 January, 2021

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

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.

# trapped-miners - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

28 miners rescued after underground ordeal
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# Rescue

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.

# trapped-miners - Friday 11 November, 2011

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

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.

# trapped-miners - Friday 16 September, 2011

Fourth and final body found at Welsh mine
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# Trapped Miners

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.

# trapped-miners - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

Chilean copper miners' drama set for silver screen
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From The Daily Edge
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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.

# trapped-miners - Friday 21 January, 2011

Chilean mine collapse report blames owners
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# Chilean Miners

Chilean mine collapse report blames owners

Jan 21st 2011, 10:10 PM 489 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.

# trapped-miners - Sunday 21 November, 2010

# trapped-miners - Saturday 20 November, 2010

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

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.

# trapped-miners - Thursday 14 October, 2010

In pictures: the Chilean rescue, as it unfolded
# The Great Escape
# The Great Escape

In pictures: the Chilean rescue, as it unfolded

Oct 14th 2010, 4:09 PM 440 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
# The Great Escape
# The Great Escape

Timeline of a truly great escape

Oct 14th 2010, 9:14 AM 895 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
# The Great Escape
# The Great Escape

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.

# trapped-miners - Tuesday 12 October, 2010

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

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

Oct 12th 2010, 1:18 PM 740 Views 0 Comments

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

# trapped-miners - Monday 11 October, 2010

Chile: what happens next?
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# Chilean Miners

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.

# trapped-miners - Saturday 9 October, 2010

Drill pierces roof of Chilean mine
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# Trapped Miners

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.

# trapped-miners - Friday 8 October, 2010

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

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.

# trapped-miners - Wednesday 15 September, 2010

First baby born to trapped Chilean miner
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# Trapped Miners

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.

# trapped-miners - Monday 30 August, 2010

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

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.

# trapped-miners - Friday 27 August, 2010

Chilean miners in good spirits (video)
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# Trapped Miners

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.

# trapped-miners - Thursday 26 August, 2010

Chile looks to the skies to keep its miners safe
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# Trapped Miners

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.

# trapped-miners - Tuesday 24 August, 2010

Families of trapped miners told to keep it upbeat
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# Trapped Miners

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.

# trapped-miners - Monday 23 August, 2010

Chilean miners trapped for 17 days send out message
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# Trapped Miners

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.