Nobody is responsible is the verdict: the destruction of Australian aboriginal 46,000-year-old sacred site
Despite a seven-year battle by the local custodians of the land, permission was granted on the 24 May for mining to go ahead. The company's arguement of its own standards in relation to responsible management and protection of cultural heritage was upheld.The caves had significant archeological value and deep cultural meaning for Puutu Kunti Kurrama and Pinikura people.
Pressure from investors resulted in three executives resigning. They will receive some cut bonuses but pay and long term incentive rewards due to the terms of their contract is preserved.