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Big investors seek clarity on mining heritage risks

A group of 64 investors, representing more than US$10.2 trillion in assets under management, has written to the boards of mining companies to seek assurances about how the sector obtains and maintains its social license to operate with First Nations and indigenous communities.

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The Juukan Gorge rock shelters in Western Australia before they were destroyed in May

The group is concerned about the investment risks in light of Rio Tinto's destruction of the 46,000-year-old Juukan Gorge caves in Western Australia's Pilbara region in May.