Heritage dispute threatens Fortescue’s Pilbara expansion
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FORTESCUE Metals Group’s ambitious plans to expand its Pilbara mining operations face dual threats of state and federal intervention following claims that the company is riding roughshod over indigenous heritage protection.
The emerging miner’s new Solomon Hub project was rebuffed by the West Australian government this month when Fortescue sought permission to disturb six Aboriginal heritage sites to facilitate the expansion.
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by: Paul Cleary
From: The Australian
November 24, 2011 12:00AM