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BHP rock shelter wreck investigation complete

HISTORICAL blasting seems to be behind a January 29 2021 rockfall that damaged a rock shelter at BHP’s Mining Area C iron ore operation in Western Australia’s Pilbara.

A report into a rock fall at a site important to Traditional Owners shows historical blasting may have been to blame.

A report into a rock fall at a site important to Traditional Owners shows historical blasting may have been to blame.

The rock shelter was a registered site of the Traditional Owners of the land, the Banjima. An investigation was conducted by external experts over several months last year and completed in August. ...

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