Mine Rescue in San Jose

March 19, 2014

THE MIRACLE finally. Gently, not to cause landslides. At eight o’clock yesterday morning (two in the afternoon in Spain), the T-130 tunnel boring machine broke the roof of the workshop where the 33 Chilean miners trapped 66 days ago 700 meters underground. That hole will be rescued in coming days. Source

Chile Mine Rescue

Chile Mine Rescue

May 21, 2012

Shows how the miners was rescued in Chile. The miners have moved 200 meters deeper into the mine to avoid fungal infections and sores caused by the damp conditions in the emergency refuge. The miners have reinforced the roof of their new refuge, and chipped away rocks in the ceiling which were disturbing their sleep. […]