Anglo-Australian miner Rio Tinto says 21 of its female workers reported sexual assault

Anglo-Australian miner Rio Tinto says 21 of its female employees reported an actual or attempted rape or sexual assault at work in the past five years. The mining giant which operates in 35 countries did not provide details on the incidents or where they took place. But the numbers were revealed in a wider workplace […]


Mining company damages sacred aboriginal site in Western Australia

An Australian mining company who cleared a sacred aboriginal site in Weelumurra Creek area, west of the country without following proper procedures has expressed regret. The firm, Fortescue Metals Group, was supposed to develop the land in the presence of community elders, who were to salvage artefacts and perform cultural rites. But work to expand […]

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Australia: 3-year-old girl, pet dog found 3km from home 24 hours later

A three-year-old girl and her pet dog have been found safe and well 24 hours after they went missing in Western Australia’s flood-hit Pilbara region. The girl was lost on Wednesday after wandering off from her home on Noreena Downs Homestead, around 70km from Nullagine. She and her Jack Russell became trapped after heavy rain […]