Confined Spaces: Trapped NZ Miners Make It Out Safely
Twenty-eight miners were rescued after being trapped underground in a New Zealand mining site. The miners were trapped in the gold mine when a truck caught on fire. The men were compelled to find shelter in a specially designed refuge chamber prior to being safely evacuated out of the mine.
NZ mining industry has claimed the lives of hundreds of miners since the industry emerged over a century ago.
Twenty-eight miners who were trapped underground in a New Zealand mine have been safely rescued.
Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union assistant national secretary Ged O’Connell was confident throughout the situation that miners would remain safe. O’Connell said that the mine was built in such a way that the miners could survive for numerous days based on the amount of amenities available. O’Connell was confident that the training of the miners would provide them with the knowhow to get through similar situations.
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