SANTIAGO: The 33 miners trapped nearly a kilometre underground in northern Chile may be rescued by October 17, weeks before the government's original predictions, President Sebastian Pinera announced in a nationally broadcast radio interview on Monday.
Rescuers on Friday achieved an important milestone in the effort to rescue 33 trapped miners, reaching the caverns where the men are trapped with a bore hole that will now be widened so they can be pulled to safety.
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Workers at Chilean copper-gold mine port facilities will soon be quenching their thirst with drinking water from an innovative new seawater reverse osmosis (RO) system supplied by Koch Membrane Systems (KMS).