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Chilean Miners Mark Anniversary of Famous Rescue

A group of the Chilean miners rescued in an operation that transfixed the world a year ago returned to the San Jose mine Thursday for a solemn ceremony. Chile's Former Mining Minister Laurence Golborne was among those who attended the service, together with engineers and several of the rescued workers. During the service, workers laid the first stone of a monument honoring the 33 miners. continue reading »

Chilean Miners Sue Government for Negligence that Caused Mine Collapse

It has almost been one year when the San Jose mine in Chile collapsed on August 5t, 2010 trapping 33 miners 2,300 feet underground for 69 days. continue reading »

Chilean Miners Could Be Out Within 10 Days

The Chilean miners that were trapped over two months ago when the San Jose mine near Copiapo collapsed, could now be out within 10 days as the drill is now within 48 hours of reaching their refuge almost 700 meters underground. continue reading »