Twenty-eight miners have been rescued from a New Zealand gold mine 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.
Workers rescued after New Zealand mine fire The mine in Waihi, New Zealand, is a hardrock gold mine, the company said. Workers trapped underground in a New Zealand gold mine have been rescued, seven hours after a truck engine caught fire. All 28...
New Zealand — Mine officials say rescuers are on their way to the last 15 miners trapped underground in a New Zealand gold mine following a fire.
A truck engine caught fire early Tuesday at the mine in the North Island town of Waihi.
A truck's engine caught fire about 5am on Tuesday, sounding an alarm underground at the mine in Waihi. The New Zealand Herald reports 13 of the 28 miners initially trapped by the fire were able to escape. All staff have been accounted for and mine...
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42 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...
A fire in a New Zealand gold mine Tuesday trapped a group of miners underground and forced them to take shelter in refuge chambers, gold producer Newmont said. Reports said 28 miners were trapped underground awaiting rescue at the Waihi mine in the...