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BHP plans to save 10 of 40 significant Aboriginal sites it is permitted to destroy, inquiry hears – The Guardian

Mining company has changed its proposal for an iron ore mine extension in the Pilbara after consultation with Banjima traditional owners

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Mining giant BHP has told a federal inquiry it has found a way to save 10 of the more than 40 significant Aboriginal sites it has permission to destroy under Western Australias outdated heritage laws, by changing its plans for the South Flank iron ore mine extension, after consultation with the Banjima traditional owners.
BHP said it is reviewing all 57 of the permissions it has been granted to destroy heritage sites in the Pilbara, in the wake of the Juukan Gorge disaster, in which Rio Tinto b…

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