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“Deeply struggling” old-fashioned owners into the western Pilbara have experienced their own worst worries verified after Rio Tinto detonated explosives near culturally considerable internet sites dating back more than 46,000 many years.
- Rio Tinto provides verified the gorge’s old stone shelters happened to be ruined in blasting around week-end
- Approval ended up being signed off in 2013 and got recognized to “impact Juukan 1 and Juukan 2 stone shelters”
- In 2014, an archaeologist located several “incredible” artefacts believed to be the first usage of grindstone innovation in WA
A Rio Tinto spokesperson stated blasting in Juukan Gorge happened across weekend, as well as on Tuesday the business affirmed their old rock shelters were destroyed.