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Rio Tinto: why the sacking of three executives isn’t enough for mining investors – The Guardian

Australia’s biggest superannuation funds also demand the miner guarantee the protection of culturally important sites



Rio Tinto has sacked three senior executives, including the global CEO, as penance for destroying a 46,000-year-old archaeological and sacred site in Western Australias Pilbara, but shareholder and Indigenous groups insist the move must signal the start of a major overhaul of the way all mining companies operate in the region.
One of Australias biggest superannuation funds says the departure of CEO Jean-Sébastien Jacques, head of iron ore Chris Salisbury, and corporate affairs chief Simone Nive…

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