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Last updated on March 6th, 2018 at 12:30 am
Latest on Tasmania’s trapped miners:
Two miners are entering their tenth day trapped in a Tasmanian gold mine as a powerful machine slowly bores them a tunnel to freedom.
The high-tech borer began chewing through 12m of solid rock separating Todd Russell and Brant Webb from their rescuers.
Picture a ravenous John Quiggin. Even armed with the powerful bore, rescuers will still be working for days:
The rock is harder than concrete and boring a one-metre wide escape tunnel for the pair could spill into the weekend.
However, Beaconsfield Gold Mine managers yesterday said they hoped the delicate task would not take more than 48 hours.
An old-fashioned media circus awaits the miners’ return. Rescue workers now face daily bag searches for cameras. Stand-out efforts are noted from Naomi Robson and Alison Caldwell. And Bill Shorten remains prominent:
This is not about me at all.
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