Super rebuke for Rio

THE country’s largest superannuation fund has demanded Rio Tinto impose tougher penalties on its top executives for the miner’s destruction of the Juukan Gorge rock shelters, with AustralianSuper CEO Ian Silk telling Rio Tinto chairman Simon Thompson the financial penalties imposed fell “significantly short” of what was appropriate.

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Northern Australia committee chairman Warren Entsch and committee member Senator Pat Dodson.

In a statement Silk said after reviewing Rio Tinto's board report into the damage caused at the culturally significant site the fund had asked the company to consider tougher penalties after a