Stories tagged: trapped miners
Sun., April 17, 2011
Rescue crews dig for trapped miner at Lucky Friday Mine
MULLAN, Idaho – Hecla Mining crews were still digging Saturday evening for a miner trapped more than a mile underground at the Lucky Friday Mine. Company officials Saturday continued to …
Fri., Oct. 8, 2010, 10:36 a.m.
Chile sees ’great day’ with escape shaft near done
Excitement grew today outside the mine where 33 men have been trapped for more than two months, as a drill carving an escape shaft pushed through the final section of …
Sat., Sept. 4, 2010
A story of trapped miners with an ‘all’s well’ ending
Mine engineers say the attempt to rescue 33 Chilean miners is an “unprecedented challenge.” Yet a precedent does exist, on a smaller scale, right here in the Inland Northwest.
Mon., April 5, 2010, 8:23 a.m.
‘Miracle’ in China: 115 trapped miners rescued
More than 100 Chinese miners were pulled out alive Monday after being trapped for over a week in a flooded coal mine, where some ate sawdust and strapped themselves to …