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International Mines Rescue Body Conference 2019

Mine rescue is the specialized job of rescuing miners and others who have become trapped or injured, and combating fires and other emergencies in underground mines. Mine rescue teams are trained and...

Family members hang a poster to remember Pasta de conchos mine workers killed in gas explosion

Mexico pledges to recover miners from 2006 disaster

In scenes reminiscent of the Pike River mine recovery announcement, the President of Mexico, Andrés Obrador, has announced a mines rescue recovery mission to find the bodies of 63 miners trapped in...

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CSIRO Data61 robots tested in underground mine

Robotics researchers from CSIRO’s Data61 are testing the capability of their robot’s in an abandoned gold mine in the US as part of a challenge run by the acclaimed US Defense Advanced Research...

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Second body pulled from Meghalaya mine in India

The Indian Navy diving team has recovered the second body of a mineworker from the Meghalaya mine in India. 15 mineworkers have been trapped in the mine since 13 December 2018. According to available...

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Mining rescue team finds body of boy in borehole

UPDATE: The Spanish mining rescue team has found the body of a boy in the borehole missing since January 13. In one of the most challenging mining rescue team efforts in recent times, the team from...

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Mines rescue team mobilised to rescue boy from borehole

A mines rescue team has been mobilised to a hill in the Spanish countryside to rescue a two year old boy (Julen Rosello) who fell fell down a 250mm wide, 110 metre deep borehole on the 13th January...

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Mine explosion kills thirteen in Czech republic

Just prior to Christmas on the 20th December, a methane explosion in a mine located in the northeast of the Czech Republic killed 13 miners and injured a further 10. The incident has caused outrage...

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Mines Rescue team searches abandoned mine

A US based mines rescue team has completed a search today of a sealed abandoned mine for a missing person. The mine was reportedly last entered in 1998. According to reports, the mine, in Boone...