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Peak mining body says federal laws protecting Aboriginal heritage do not need strengthening

The Australian Mining and Exploration Council tells Juukan Gorge inquiry changes would be an ‘over-reach’ The national body representing hundreds of mining and mineral exploration companies in Australia has told a parliamentary inquiry it would be “overreach” to strengthen federal laws to protect Aboriginal heritage. But at the same hearing into Rio Tinto’s destruction of a 46,000-year-old sacred site at Juukan Gorge, the Law Council of Australia argued the opposite, saying there was an “an urgent need” for federal government leadership on Indigenous cultural heritage protection. Related: Rio Tinto kept loading explosives at Juukan Gorge after promising to stop, traditional owners say Related: Letter reveals Rio Tinto urged transfer of powers to WA ahead of environment law review Contin...

The Guardian | October 2, 2020

Rio Tinto's Next CEO Will Be Tested by Awkward Africa Decision

By David Winning SYDNEY-- Rio Tinto PLC's next leader will inherit a decision that could define the miner's next decade:…

ADVFN UK | October 1, 2020

Rio Tinto made early call for Morrison to transfer environmental approval powers to WA

Miner also discussed environmental law reform with government officials on at least four occasions, documents show

The Guardian | October 1, 2020

'Whole lot of stupid actions' led to Juukan Gorge destruction, says former Rio Tinto VP

A former vice-president of Aboriginal relations at Rio Tinto says the miner's reputation as a global leader in heritage management may never recover after it blasted the sacred Indigenous site at Juukan Gorge.

Australian Broadcasting Corporation | October 1, 2020

BHP Group Could Be At A Disadvantage Against Rio Tinto

BHP Group (BHP) and Rio Tinto Group (RIO) are similar in some ways, yet different in other ways. Lately, both companies have come to depend more and more on iron ore for most of their earnings, despite the two having a diverse portfolio of products to fall back on. How...

MarketGyrations on Seeking Alpha | September 30, 2020

Abandoned Rio Tinto Mine Is Blamed for Poisoned Bougainville Rivers

Residents of the Papua New Guinea region have accused the mining giant of environmental and human rights violations and asked for an investigation.

New York Times | September 30, 2020

A brutal war and rivers poisoned with every rainfall: how one mine destroyed an island

This mine has destroyed thousands of lives and livelihoods in Bougainville, an island in Papua New Guinea. It’s time Rio Tinto cleaned up its mess.

The Conversation | September 30, 2020

Rio Tinto completes summer exploration at Janice Lake

A total of 25 holes for 818 m on seven targets were completed, all located on historical copper showings. | September 29, 2020

Mining giant accused of poisoning PNG rivers

More than 150 people in Bougainville have filed a complaint against the embattled Rio Tinto company.

BBC | September 29, 2020

Rio Tinto hit with human rights claims over Bougainville mine

Rio Tinto is facing accusations it "side-stepped" responsibility to clean up poisonous waste from a closed mine on Papua New Guinea's Bougainville island in a complaint filed Tuesday in Australia.

Channel NewsAsia | September 29, 2020

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