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Andrew Forrest’s FMG keeping $1.9m in royalties from Indigenous owners, Juukan Gorge inquiry told – ABC News

An Aboriginal corporation has told the Juukan Gorge inquiry the WA mining giant is restricting access to country and “will only pay royalties when we sign off o…

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Andrew Forrest’s Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) is withholding $1.9 million in royalties from a group of Pilbara traditional owners because they asked for more information about a mining proposal, a Federal inquiry has heard.
Key points:

  • An inquiry into Indigenous heritage destruction has been told FMG is withholding $1.9m in royalty payments owed to native title holders
  • The Eastern Guruma people were paid $7m for mines that are estimated to generate $10b annually for Rio TintoClick here to view the original article.
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