miners

Miners Embrace Freedom, But Obstacles Remain

Chile’s 33 rescued miners posed with the president and were poked by doctors on Thursday, itching to reunite with families and sleep in their own beds for the first time since a cave-in nearly killed […]

10/14/2010

They’re All Out: 33 Miners Raised Safely In Chile

The longest underground nightmare in history ended safely — and faster than anyone expected. In a flawless operation that unfolded before a hopeful, transfixed world, 33 miners who were trapped for more than two months […]

10/14/2010

Efforts Continue To Rescue Remaining Miners

The miners who spent 69 agonizing days deep under the Chilean earth were hoisted one by one to freedom Wednesday, their rescue moving with remarkable speed while their countrymen erupted in cheers and the world […]

10/13/2010

First Chile Miner Just Hours From Seeing The Sky

The first of 33 trapped miners is expected to be lifted to the surface late Tuesday after miraculously surviving more than two months about half a mile below ground, Chile’s Mining Minister Laurence Golborne announced.

10/12/2010

Test Shows Chile Mine Rescue Shaft Works

Rescuers on Monday finished reinforcing the hole drilled to bring 33 trapped miners to safety and sent a rescue capsule nearly all the way to where the men are trapped, proving the escape route works.

10/11/2010

Hope For Trapped Miners

Renewed hope for a group of Chilean miners trapped underground for the past 2 months.

10/09/2010

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