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Nine killed in landslide at Indonesian gold mine

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 13:44

A landslide at an illegal gold mine has killed nine men in remote eastern Indonesia, an official said today, the latest deaths in an industry that is booming across the sprawling archipelago.

Eleven miners trapped underground in Honduran gold mine

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 10:58

A landslide at the entrance of a small gold mine in southern Honduras trapped at least 11 miners underground on Wednesday, firefighters said.

Canada gold mine on sale for $2 mn in bitcoin

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 09:27

Gold, the hard asset long seen as the ultimate hedge against risk, has fallen so much out of favor in recent years that the owner of a mine in Canada`s historic Yukon gold belt wants to sell the property for$2 mn in bitcoin, a virtual currency.

5 miners killed, dozens trapped in illegal Mozambique gold mine

Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 21:59

Mozambique police said Thursday at least a dozen people were trapped underground after an illegal mine collapsed in the northern district of Memba, killing five miners.

Toll rises to 12 dead in Colombia mine disaster

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 22:01

The death toll from a landslide at an illegal gold mine in western Colombia has risen to 12, authorities said Monday, as rescuers searched for four more missing victims.

Survivors unlikely after Colombia mine collapse

Last Updated: Sunday, May 04, 2014, 00:04

Authorities have given up hope of finding alive 13 missing miners trapped under 20 metres of heavy debris after a gold mine collapsed in southwest Colombia.

Three dead, 30 buried in collapse of illegal Colombia mine

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 00:19

At least three people were killed and up to 30 more are feared dead after the collapse of an illegal gold mine in western Colombia, rescue officials said on Thursday.

Trapped South African miners rescued, to be presented in court today

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 10:05

A day after trapped miners were rescued from an illegal mine in South Africa, they will be presented before court on Tuesday.

S Africa mine rescue ends, no more trapped: Official

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 03:15

An operation to rescue men who were trapped in an illegal goldmine in South Africa ended today after 11 miners were pulled out to the surface, an emergency official said.

200 feared trapped in South African illegal gold mine: Rescuers

Last Updated: Sunday, February 16, 2014, 20:13

Over 200 workers were feared trapped inside an illegal gold mine in South Africa on Sunday, emergency rescuers said.

Five die in Colombian goldmine collapse

Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 13:43

At least five people were killed and 17 injured when an illegal goldmine in Colombia collapsed, said authorities.

Colombian officials: At least 15 trapped in mine

Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 03:17

Colombian officials say at least 15 people are trapped in a gold mine collapse in southwestern Colombia.