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All 29 miners in New Zealand believed dead after second blast ...

Nov 24, 2010 ... A huge explosion tore through a coal mine in New Zealand today, ... into the tunnel and found a miner's helmet with its fixed light still glowing.

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Results 1 - 48 of 870 ... New ListingVINTAGE 9 INCH HEAVY BRASS MINERS LAMP "THE ... COAL MINERS TEAPOT STYLE OIL WICK HELMET LAMP...

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Coal on the coast: between a rock and a hard place | New Zealand ...

In the deepening gloom our helmet lamps strengthen, picking out in their roving .... The mine's high-sulphur coal—it has to be blended to find a market—turns the...

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Carbide lamp - Wikipedia

Carbide lamps, or acetylene gas lamps, are simple lamps that produce and burn acetylene ... A mining or caving lamp has calcium carbide placed in a lower chamber, the ... After carbide lamps were implicated in an Illinois coal-seam methane gas explosion that killed 54 miners, the 1932 Moweaqua Coal Mine disaster,...

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New Zealand mine | New blast: all miners feared dead

Nov 24, 2010 ... A second explosion has rocked the NZ mine where 29 men are trapped ... Pike River Coal chief executive Peter Whittall reassured families of the ... robots captured new footage, including a miner's helmet with a light still on.

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Pike River Mine disaster - Wikipedia

The Pike River Mine disaster was a coal mining accident that began on 19 November 2010 in ... The Pike River Mine incident ranks as New Zealand's worst mining disaster since 1914, when 43 men died at Ralph's Mine in Huntly.

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Pike River mine blast - NZ Herald

Pike River families say a commitment to leave the coal mine unsealed and ... boots, miner's helmets and the name tags of the 29 men who died in the 2010 mine...

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Pike River mine disaster - Pike River mine disaster | NZHistory, New ...

The government-owned State Coal Mines held mining and ... the company was bought by New Zealand Oil and Gas Ltd.

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Miners' deaths a national tragedy, New Zealand prime minister says ...

Nov 24, 2010 ... Map: New Zealand coal mine. RELATED ... The helmet, police said, was dropped by one of the two miners who escaped the original explosion.

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