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Rio Tinto CEO Steps Down Amid Furor over Company’s Destruction of Aboriginal Sites

HeadlineSep 11, 2020

In Australia, the CEO and other top executives of the mining giant Rio Tinto have stepped down over their role in demolishing a 46,000-year-old archeological site. Last month, chief executive Jean-Sébastien Jacques acknowledged his company used dynamite to blow up ancient aboriginal caves in order to get at millions of dollars’ worth of iron ore.

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