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May , 2014
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Nterwaste probe reaches across borders

Source: Business Day, Date: May , 2014

A Criminal investigation has begun into allegations that AltX-listed waste management firm Interwaste imported and illegally dumped more than 100 tonnes a month of hazardous waste from Mozambique and possibly Japan.

The scandal may see Anglo-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto being drawn in, as the Department of Environmental Affairs has said it may be included in the investigation if found to be complicit in the alleged crime.

Rio Tinto Coal Mozambique contracted Moz Environmental Limitada to dispose of its hazardous waste. Moz Environmental is owned by Interwaste Holdings.

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http://www.bdlive.co.za/business/industrials/2014/05/26/interwaste-probe-reaches-across-borders

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