The process to retrieve seven bodies at Gloria Coal mine in Middelburg, Mpumalanga is expected get under way on Monday.
A fan has been placed inside the shaft to extract the toxic gas.
Preparations have begun for the recovery mission of the 22 people trapped underground at the Gloria coal mine in Middleburg, Mpumalanga.
Rescue operation at the Gloria Mine, where more than 20 people are trapped underground, has been temporarily suspended.
The recovery mission at the Gloria Coal Mine in Middleburg, Mpumalanga has been suspended indefinitely.
The 13 bodies that were retrieved at the Gloria mine in Middelburg, Mpumalanga on Friday have been identified.
Families will soon start to identify the 18 bodies that have been recovered at the Gloria Coal Mine in Middelburg, Mpumalanga, so far.
Thirteen more bodies have been retrieved from the Gloria Coal Mine in Middelburg, Mpumalanga.
Rescue operations will continue on Monday at the Gloria coal Mine in Middleburg, Mpumalanga in an attempt to reach at least 20 illegal miners who are still trapped.
Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has raised concern about the lack of security at the Gloria Coal Mine in Middelburg in Mpumalanga which he feels led to the illegal miners gaining entry to the facility and becoming trapped.
Officials involved in the recovery operation at the Gloria Coal Mine in Middelburg, Mpumalanga, say high levels of methane gas underground pose the risk of another explosion.