Trapped Miners In New Zealand Gold Mine Following Fire Have Been Rescued

All 28 miners rescued from New Zealand gold mine; fire kept some trapped for 7 hours.

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  • Rescued: 28 trapped miners from New Zealand gold mine
    The alarm was raised at 5am local time, when the miners were close to finishing a 10-hour overnight shift. "Many of us have very vivid images of Pike River," said Newmont spokesman Kit Wilson. "Gold mines ... calls for New Zealand to ensure it followed ...
    07/16/2012 - 11:08 pm | View Link
  • Trapped New Zealand miners rescued
    Twenty-eight miners have been rescued from New Zealand's Trio gold mine in the North Island town of Waihi after a fire trapped them underground for more than five hours. The miners were forced to take shelter in three underground refuge chambers after a ...
    07/16/2012 - 9:44 pm | View Link
  • All 28 miners rescued from New Zealand gold mine after fire; some were trapped for 7 hours
    WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Twenty-eight miners were rescued from a New Zealand gold mine Tuesday after a fire trapped the men underground for up to seven hours. A truck engine caught fire early Tuesday at the Trio mine in the North Island town of Waihi.
    07/16/2012 - 3:15 pm | View Link
  • 28 NZ gold miners trapped underground after truck fire led to safety
    ALL 28 New Zealand miners trapped this morning after a truck engine fire ... Linda Willoughby, a spokeswoman for mine operator Newmont Waihi Gold, said the fire had been put out. Mine officials had been in telephone contact with all the trapped men during ...
    07/16/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • All trapped miners safely rescued
    Mr Wilson said all the miners had followed procedure by heading to rescue chambers when the fire broke out. "In coal mines you get out. In gold mines you wait it out ... and another two on stand-by. The New Zealand Mines Rescue Service had also offered ...
    07/16/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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