22 alleged copper thieves are trapped underground at the Gloria Coal Mine in Mpumalanga Province after a gas explosion - their lives are hanging in the balance as rescue efforts are allegedly being hampered by disgruntled, unpaid mineworkers.
Gloria Coal Mine Body Retrieval Must Continue
SAnews.gov.za, 15 February 2019
Work to retrieve the bodies of the people trapped at the Gloria coal mine must continue, says Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe. Read more »
Disgruntled Unpaid Mineworkers Allegedly Hampering Rescue Efforts At Gloria Coal Mine
News24Wire, 11 February 2019
The fate of approximately 22 alleged copper thieves trapped underground hangs in the balance as rescue efforts are allegedly being hampered by disgruntled unpaid mineworkers. Read more »
The rescue scene at the Gloria mine.
Man Dies, People Trapped After Gas Explosion At Mine
News24Wire, 6 February 2019
One man, believed to be an illegal miner, has died after an explosion at the shuttered Gloria Coal Mine in Mpumalanga. Read more »
Mantashe to Visit Glory Coal Mine Where 22 Men Are Still Trapped Underground
News24Wire, 15 February 2019
Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe is expected to pay a visit to the Gloria coal mine near Middelburg, Mpumalanga, where 22 alleged copper thieves have been trapped and are… Read more »
Mantashe Visits Gloria Mine
Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe will this morning visit the Gloria coal mine where 22 people are believed to be trapped underground. Read more »
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