Rio Tinto boss leaves after controversial cave plan
The chief executive of mining giant Rio Tinto is leaving the company after its decision to blow up 46,000-year-old rock shelters at Juukan Gorge in Western Australia. The board said Jean-Sebastien Jacques, and two other senior bosses, were leaving “by mutual agreement”. The iron ore head, Chris Salisbury, and the corporate affairs boss, Simone Niven, will also depart.
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