EMERCOM of Russia creates a triple reserve of material and technical resources at the flooded diamond mine “Mir” in the Yakut city Mirny to search for the missing miners. On Sunday, August 13, reported on the website of the company that owns the mine “ALROSA”.
“Change of miners and rescuers must be provided with all the necessary equipment for doing works on clearing of blockages”, — stated in the message. As each mine comes 1000-1200 cubic meters of water, it also creates a reserve to ensure continuous work of the pumps that will pump water to the surface.
It is noted that work is complicated by the presence in the rock mass of metal structures and pipes of different diameters that have to be cut with the use of motorsaw, entresol. Approach develop are flooded, overwhelmed with a mass of rock, metal.
On August 4, at the mine “Mir” has been a breakthrough of water. After emergency workers evacuated 142 out of 151. The next day was able to raise to the surface miner Alisher Mirzaev, stuck at a depth of 410 meters. Eight miners remain missing.