Court blow for FMG

THE High Court has dismissed a bid by iron ore miner Fortescue Metals Group to appeal last year’s Federal Court ruling that handed exclusive Native Title rights to the Yindjibarndi people over an area that includes FMG’s Solomon mining hub, bringing an end to a long-running legal battle.

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Yindjibarndi peoples waiting on the High Court's decision on May 29.

The Yindjibarndi have been at odds with FMG for almost a decade over the miner's lack of engagement with them regarding development of the mine, and the lack of royalties and/or compensation.

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