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Major milestone reached in Pike River Re-entry

The Pike River mine recovery team has reached a critical milestone in their search for answers on the Pike River Mine Disaster that saw 29 miners perish in 2010. This week the recovery team reached...

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Pike River Mine: Loader, robot and safety

A loader driven by former miner Russell Smith at the time of the Pike River Mine explosion has now been recovered from 1581m up the 2.3km drift access tunnel. The recovery of the loader went smoothly...

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Underground workers withdrawn from Pike River Mine

Underground workers have been withdrawn from the Pike River Mine after samples returned positive for the presence of carcinogens. Pike River Recovery Agency Chief Operating Officer Dinghy Pattinson...

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Pike River recovery team reaches 170m seal

The New Zealand Pike River Recovery team has successfully reached the 170-metre mark as part of the recovery operation of the mine drift. A team this week crossed through the 170-metre seal and...

Pike River Recovery Agency Whati sthe staus of the Pike River Re-entry

What is the status of the Pike River mine re-entry?

Many across the international mining industry have been asking what is the status of the Pike River mine re-entry? The current delays regarding the re-entry to the mine have been largely based around...

Taking care of business tragedy at Pike River

On Friday 19 November 2010, a methane explosion caused a tragedy at New Zealand’s Pike River Coal Mine resulting in the deaths of 29 workers. Dr Carlos Sorentino examines what role poor corporate...