VantageGoldfieldsANA reports that the search for the remains of three Lily Gold Mine workers, who were trapped underground in Barberton in February, would resume in the next six to eight months, the Vantage Goldfields said on Tuesday.  

They were buried when a lamproom container they were working in fell into a massive sinkhole.  The mine’s business rescue practitioner, Rob Devereux, indicated that the company was still looking for funding to complete the operation.  He insisted, however, that Lily Mine’s efforts to secure funding would bear fruit before the end of this year.  Lily mine is still closed and rescue operations will be resumed when the mine is declared safe, which will happen in the next six to eight months, Devereux said.  He advised that the mine has still not paid other workers their outstanding wages for April and May.


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