According to Timetric’s Mining Intelligence Center (MIC), Asian mines are transitioning towards digital mining, as demonstrated by continuing investment in design software and mine surveying.
Geologists found evidence of large amounts of silver smelting that ended up contaminating a vast area in southwest China.
An international arbitration tribunal has ordered Mongolia to fork over $100 million for expropriating the Dornod uranium project from Khan Resources (CNSX:KRI) back in 2009.
They are the only producer of Fairmined Ecological Gold, a special Fairmined label for Fairmined Gold produced without the use of mercury or cyanide.
Chinese Novel Sunrise Investments has agreed to buy 48.7 million shares in SouthGobi —which was once worth over US$2.4 billion —for 35 cents per share in cash.
US citizen Justin Kapla and two Philippine nationals sentenced to 5 – 6 years in jail while working for coal miner SouthGobi appeal to Mongolian president.
Mongolia may give up government shareholding in mining projects altogether.
Banned from travel since 2012, three SouthGobi workers, a coal firm owned Vancouver's Turquoise Hill, are now going to jail for 5-6 years for tax evasion.
Documents obtained and verified by The Australian, show that Rio Tinto offered Mongolia to forsake a “net smelter return” of 2% cent of the project’s revenue.
Mongolia’s dollar bonds and currency sank to record lows this month as a slide in commodity prices and a dispute with Rio Tinto Group over developing one of the world’s largest copper and gold mines kept foreign investors away.
The country’s parliament has designated its Gatsuurt Project as strategically important, paving the way for Centerra's application for the necessary approvals.
Higher grades boost fourth quarter production despite concentrator fire at Oyu Tolgoi in Mongolia.
The long-awaited policy change comes after the World Trade Organization determined last year that the nation’s quota system violated trade rules.
Vancouver's Turquoise Hill lowers output estimates for Mongolian mine to 600,000oz–700,000oz of gold and 175,000t–195,000t of copper in concentrates.
The mining giant said it was committed to giving significantly more money back to shareholders in 2015 despite a severe drop in iron ore prices.
The appointment of Chimed Saikhanbileg on Friday represented "business as usual" for the government, and could further drive away foreign investment.
Nominee Amarjargal Renchinnyam is a respected economist who could help bring Vancouver firm's $5bn Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold expansion project back on track.
Mine operator and Rio's subsidiary Turquoise Hill said Monday they have made an offer to the government of Mongolia to resolve matters in a manner deemed "beneficial to all stakeholders.”
What happens next is critical say mining companies currently operating in the country.
According to The Times, Rio flagged the possibility of a writedown in August.
The move is seen by analysts as an attempt to strengthen the firm’s image.
Leaders of IndustriALL Global Union’s Rio Tinto Network will gather in Mongolia on 22 October to plan the next moves in the worldwide campaign to improve worker rights at the mining giant.
Vancouver-based Turquoise Hill blames "delayed mine advancement" at massive Mongolian property.
The underground portion of the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold complex is no closer to fruition, after the parties behind the US$5 billion operation let a Sept. 30 financing deadline lapse without applying for an extension.
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Work on feasibility study for $6bn underground expansion of massive Mongolian copper-gold mine can resume after confirmation tax dispute is settled for $100m less.
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