New Zealand miners not saved yet


This video from New Zealand is called Pike River situation update.

Three days after an explosion ripped through the Pike River Coal mine on New Zealand’s South Island, 29 miners remain missing. Evidence is emerging to suggest that the mining company jeopardised workers’ safety in order to speed up production: here.

Soldiers prepared to send a bomb-disposal robot into a New Zealand coal mine today where toxic fumes have kept rescuers from going after 29 workers trapped underground for three days: here.

USA: Hundreds of West Virginia residents are suing Massey Energy, saying the coal giant has polluted their water supply: here.

Massey’s Freedom Mine #1 in Kentucky to close after US Labor Dept invokes law to sanction “chronically dangerous” mines: here.

China rescues 29 from flooded coal mine: here. And here.

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