January 1, 1970

Deeper gets deadly for gold mine workers

Finding minerals in South Africa after more than a century of digging often means going deeper than ever before. Now, it’s also becoming deadlier. Source: News
January 1, 1970

WATCH: Trapped illegal miners sneak out before cops arrive

Three illegal miners have crawled out from a disused mineshaft in Langlaagte after an accomplice shouted into the tunnel that it was safe to emerge. Source: […]
January 1, 1970

One illegal miner confirmed dead

One of the illegal miners trapped underground in a disused shaft in Langlaagte has died, Johannesburg emergency services has said Source: News
January 1, 1970

WATCH: Zama zamas trapped as Langlaagte rescue stalls

Illegal miners were trapped underground on Monday after a rescue operation was halted. Source: News