Rescued: 28 trapped miners from New Zealand gold mine It was seven anxious hours before families awaiting news at the Trio Gold ... miners were "fine and everyone's in good spirits". He added: "One person may have smoke inhalation, and we will look after him as a precaution." Mr Grindlay said the cause of the ... 07/17/2012 - 1:47 am | View Link
28 New Zealand gold miners rescued after fire WELLINGTON, New Zealand—Rescuers saved 28 miners who were trapped underground for up to seven hours on Tuesday as smoke from a truck engine fire spread through the gold mine where they had been working. Mine spokesman Kit Wilson said one man was being ... 07/17/2012 - 12:45 am | View Link
Miners rescued from New Zealand mine after fire WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- Rescuers saved 28 miners who were trapped underground for up to seven hours on Tuesday as smoke from a truck engine fire spread through the gold mine where they had been working. Mine spokesman Kit Wilson said one man was being ... 07/16/2012 - 11:45 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 - 11:13 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 ... 07/16/2012 - 9:46 pm | View Link
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Almost 500 miners trapped underground at Carletonville ... Harmony Gold says rescue teams have been deployed to rescue some 486 workers after an underground fire started at its Kusasalethu mine. 05/22/2015 - 3:03 pm | View Website
Mining in New Zealand Mining in New Zealand began when the indigenous Māori quarried rock such as argillite in times prior to European colonisation. Mining by Europeans began in the ... 04/15/2015 - 10:46 am | View Website
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