Zimbabwe: Miners in Narrow Escape

Mimosa Platinum Mine workers in Zvishavane escaped death after being trapped 100 metres underground for nearly 24 hours after a conveyor belt collapsed and caught fire in a shaft.

  • Zimbabwe:  178 Miners in Narrow Escape

    The Herald, 23 May 2012

    AT least 178 workers narrowly escaped death at Mimosa Platinum Mine in Zvishavane after being trapped 100 metres underground for nearly 24 hours after a fire broke out in a shaft. read more »

Photo: Zimplats

Underground mining in Zimbabwe.

  • Zimbabwe:  Trapped Miners Rescued

    SW Radio Africa, 22 May 2012

    A total of 75 miners were rescued Tuesday afternoon after a conveyor belt collapsed at the Mimosa platinum mine in Zvishavane. read more »