An image of florencio avalos, one of the 33 miners trapped in the san jose collapsed mine, is seen on a tv set near the mine in copiapo, chile, on aug 26. Chilean miner yonni barrios with his mistress, susana valenzuela, after being rescued from the san jose mine hugo infante/afp/getty images it was the dirty laundry that did him in. When the san josé mine collapsed outside of copiapó, chile, in august 2010, it trapped thirty-three miners beneath thousands of feet of rock for a record-breaking sixty-nine days the entire world watched what transpired above-ground during the grueling and protracted rescue, but the saga of. A group of 33 miners from the san jose mine in copiapo, chile were trapped 2,297 feet underground for 69 days after the mine collapsed on 5 august, 2010.
Chile's president sebastian pinera embraces miner florencio antonio avalos silva after he was rescued from the collapsed san jose gold and copper mine where he was trapped with 32 other miners for. The san josé copper mine, in northern chile, collapsed on august 5, 2010 it took two weeks to find out what had happened to the miners: to the world's relief and chile's euphoria, all 33. On oct 13, 2010, all 33 of those chilean miners trapped for 69 days inside the san jose mine were raised to the surface of the earth — resurrected — through a newly drilled escape tunnel into. In 2010, the san jose copper/gold mine collapsed trapping 33 miners more than 2300 feet under tons of rubble and an unstable rock that dwarfed the empire state building through some pretty solid special effects, we are there for the collapse.
The collapse of the san josé mine on aug 5, 2010, became international news, as 33 men were trapped underground for 69 days, battling starvation and hopelessness as the world waited anxiously. The san jose mine collapse in chile can be viewed as a good example of public relations in the face of a crisis (yaxley, 2010) what began as a local story of a financially challenged mining company that experienced a mine collapse quickly became an international recovery effort. The message echoed around the world three years ago, announcing the survival of the miners trapped in the san josé mine in copiapó, in northern chile silence was broken some 17 days after the. A man stands next to part of a row of 33 flags, 32 chilean and one bolivian, not seen, representing the 33 miners trapped at a collapsed mine in copiapo, chile, august 24, 2010.
Mario sepulveda celebrates with rescue workers after becoming the second miner to reach the surface at the san jose mine in copiapo october 13, 2010. The bbc's gideon long returns to the san jose mine in chile and speaks to some of the 33 miners who were trapped underground for 69 days when a mineshaft collapsed in 2010. Chilean mine collapse student bcom/275 july 7, 2012 chilean mine collapse in the article that was required for our research, over 30 workers trapped after chilean copper mine collapse (weik, 2010), it stated that on august 5, 2010 the san jose mine collaped trapping approximtely 30 workers. The corporate mass media (especially television) did not treat the chilean mine collapse as a labor story but rather as a feel-good human interest story it not only avoided asking hard questions about why the near-disaster occurred and why the mine workers could be treated like guinea pigs by their. Chile's congress blame mine owners for accident responsible for the collapse that trapped the men deep inside the san jose mine, whose veins of copper and gold had been pursued for more than.
The aug 5 collapse brought the 125-year-old san jose mine's checkered safety record into focus and put chile's top industry under close scrutiny many believe the collapse occurred because the. Franklin lobos and jorge galeguillos were driving a nissan pickup truck into the san jose copper and gold mine near copiapo, chile, when the earth shook. Chile's atacama desert is said to be the driest place on earth for now though, the route to the san jose mine, where 33 men have been trapped for over a month, is carpeted in a rare, lush.
The wife of a trapped miner in chile dresses up as she prepares for the rescue operation at the san jose mine tuesday chile's 33 trapped miners are set to travel nearly half a mile through solid. San jose mine, chile—in early august, 33 miners descended deep below the dusty surface of chile's atacama desert and did not come back out from the depths of a century-old gold and copper. After 69 days trapped deep in chile's san josé copper mine, 33 miners, hauled from the depths one at a time, stepped out of the tiny capsule and into the embrace of a cheering world.
The copiapó mining accident, known globally as the chilean mining accident, initially began on august 5, 2010, with a cave-in at the san josé copper-gold mine in northern chile. Trapped miner claudio yanez talks to his relatives during a video conference at the collapsed san jose mine in copiapo, chile, on saturday, sept 4. The collapse of the san jose gold and copper mine that trapped 33 miners for 10 weeks 2,300 feet below ground has focused attention on the safety of operations at chilean mines over the past 30.
The 2010 copiapó mining accident, also known then as the chilean mining accident, began on thursday, 5 august 2010 with a cave-in at the san josé copper-gold mine, located in the atacama desert 45 kilometers (28 mi) north of the regional capital of copiapó, in northern chile. In early august 2010, chile's san josé copper and gold mine collapsed, trapping 33 miners underground seventeen days later, the miners' friends and families were overjoyed to learn that the men had survived. Chilean miners' families pitch up at camp hope hundreds migrate to makeshift village atop san jose mine to show support for 33 men trapped underground jonathan franklin in copiapó, chile.