Fairfax: Safety breach at Kakadu uranium mine upsets indigenous group

Publish Date:
8th November 2013

Rio Tinto’s relationship with an important indigenous group in Kakadu National Park has taken ‘‘two steps backwards’’, after a safety breach at the Ranger uranium mine in recent days.
The Rio subsidiary that operates Ranger, ERA, has confirmed that one of the vehicles used at the mine was taken out of controlled areas, sparking contamination fears from the Mirrar people who live nearby.

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