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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

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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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