Families of the 29 victims of the 2010 explosion have been trying for years to find a way into the mine as they seek to recover the miners' bodies, but have been held up due to safety concerns.
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health and safety experts and Solid Energy - which now owns the mine - on the plan.
Families' spokesman Bernie Monk says the plan would see a party go in with breathing apparatus, put in a seal and gradually move part-way into the mine.
He is hopeful at least some of the men's bodies can be recovered.
The plan needs the approval of Solid Energy's board, the government's high hazards unit and cabinet.
If agreement is reached, the government has promised $10 million to pay for the operation.
Energy Minister Simon Bridges says he does not yet know the detail of the plan property in thailand For Sale
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"We have always said if there is a safe and financially and technically credible plan, that we will back it.
"As soon as Solid Energy sign off a plan, it will come to me and I won't muck around - I will be bringing that to cabinet forthwith, so really at the moment it's Solid Energy, they are the decision-makers."
West Coast-Tasman Labour MP Damien O'Connor is hopeful the plan will get the go-ahead.
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Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union national secretary Bill Newson says the union will do anything it can to support the plan.
"You can imagine what those families have been going through. They were promised at the time, by the prime minister, that these men would be brought home."
- 2013/08/08(木) 14:46:16|
A truck with deficient brakes is to blame in the death of two Windsor area children, who died in crash on Michigan’s I-75 in January, alleges a Windsor law firm howa executive gift
Greg Monforton and Robert Darling claim a 1996 model truck in poor working order and not weather is to blame for the deaths of Aidan Hicks, 7, and Gabrielle Greenwood, 9, who died Jan. 31 in a 50-car pileup during snow squall.
Monforton and Darling allege less than half the brakes on the truck and trailer were operating at the time of crash and that the driver had a long list of traffic violations, issued not long before the crash.
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“The fatalities of these two beautiful children and injuries to their family members were caused by factors other than weather conditions,” the lawyers wrote in a media release Tuesday.
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The lawyers have not officially filed a lawsuit. None of the claims have been proven in court and the lawyers are still working closely with police in Michigan.
- 2013/04/17(水) 16:11:14|
The US will delay giving a prestigious award to an Egyptian activist to check reports she had made anti-American and anti-Semitic remarks.
Samira Ibrahim was to have been honoured on Friday along with nine other women with the International Women of Courage Award at a glittering event hosted by top US diplomat John Kerry and First Lady Michelle Obama germ killer
The annual award marking International Women's Day is given to women for "exceptional courage and leadership in advocating for women's rights and empowerment, often at great personal risk".
Ibrahim had been chosen "because of the incredible bravery and courage she displayed at the time of the Tahrir Square protests," State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said.
But the department "became aware very late in the process about Samira Ibrahim's alleged comments".
"After careful consideration we've decide that we should defer presenting this award to Ms Ibrahim this year so that we have a chance to look further into these statements," she told reporters.
The rightwing Weekly Standard said Ibrahim, who is prolific on Twitter, had written in August: "An explosion on a bus carrying Israelis in Burgas airport in Bulgaria on the Black Sea. Today is a very sweet day with a lot of very sweet news".
She also allegedly wrote on September 11 "Today is the anniversary of 9/11. May every year come with America burning," the Standard said.
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Of the 18,000 tweets Ibrahim has sent out in recent years, "she is denying authoring some four that were brought to our attention, two of which were anti-Semitic, two of which celebrated terrorism."
She had already been in Washington for the ceremony and was heading home as the department decided "these comments need to be looked into," Nuland said.
Among the nine women who will be honoured on Friday are the Indian student who died after being gang-raped in a bus in Delhi in December; Tsering Woeser, a Tibetan poet and blogger; Malalai Bahaduri, a first sergeant and senior instructor with the Afghan National Interdiction Unit, and a Syrian human rights lawyer, Razan Zeitunah Air mouse
- 2013/03/08(金) 10:20:07|