Mongolian Government Mining News

Erdene Resource moving forward with flagship project in Mongolia

While the company had other projects in the country, the Bayan Khundii gold project went from greenfield prospect to being its main asset in roughly nine months.

Erdene new gold zone at Mongolia Bayan Khundii project larger than expected

Bayan Khundii project went from greenfield prospect to being Erdene’s flagship asset in roughly nine months.

Oyu Tolgoi resumes copper shipments to China

Move follows extensive talks with Chinese and Mongolian authorities.

Fresh shake-up at Rio Tinto in aftermath of bribery probe

Russian-Canadian Vera Kirikova will become human resources group executive while Simone Niven will assume the corporate relations group executive post.

Rio Tinto says halt of copper shipments from Oyu Tolgoi ‘a bump in the road’

Chief executive Jean-Sebastian Jacques comments come as the company had to suspend shipments from the Mongolian mine last week.

Erdene provides update on gold projects in Mongolia

Canada’s Erdene Resource is one of the very few miners to have never encountered issues in the East Asian nation.

Rio Tinto to boot iron ore chief in fresh management shake-up

Andrew Harding, once tipped as the most likely person to take the company’s reins, is being replaced by Chris Salisbury, currently leading the copper and coal division.

Canada’s Erdene Resource sees bright future after striking gold in Mongolia

The company's Bayan Khundii project went from greenfield prospect to the company’s flagship asset in roughly nine months.

Turquoise Hill soars on Rio Tinto increasing stake rumours

The mining giant is said to have hired Goldman Sachs as an adviser to look at a two-step wrap-up of the Vancouver-based firm.

Rio Tinto goes ahead with $5.3 billion expansion of Oyu Tolgoi

Construction of the massive mine's underground portion will begin within months, with first production expected by 2020.

Milbank awarded for Oyu Tolgoi mining deal representation

During the PFI Awards Dinner held in London on Feb. 3.

Rio Tinto closes $4.4 billion financing deal for Oyu Tolgoi mine

The $4.4 billion deal involved international financial institutions and export credit agencies representing the governments of the U.S., Canada and Australia, along with 15 commercial banks.

Rio Tinto $4 billion financing deal for Oyu Tolgoi imminent — report

The agreement, which is said to involve up to 15 banks, could be signed as early as Wednesday.

Copper prices may weigh on Rio Tinto’s looming decision on Oyu Tolgoi expansion

The company said it would announce a final decision on the matter early next year.

Mongolia’s mining sector ready to take off again — Erdene Resource

The company, which owns a gold project in Mongolia, is optimistic about the country's stance towards foreign mining investment over the coming years.

Mongolia greatly responsible for Rio’s Oyu Tolgoi troubles – PM

Prime Minister Chimed Saikhanbileg said Friday his country should take charge of how long a dispute a expansion of the copper and gold mine has taken.

Rio Tinto to drop Oyu Tolgoi $1.6bn royalty if expansion gets ok from Mongolia

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.

Rio Tinto's $5.4bn Oyu Tolgoi expansion in limbo once again

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.”

Mongolia-based miners in limbo after premier ousted

What happens next is critical say mining companies currently operating in the country.

Rio Tinto braces for $2.5bn Oyu Tolgoi writedown

According to The Times, Rio flagged the possibility of a writedown in August.

New hold-up for Rio’s subsidiary Turquoise Hill at Oyu Tolgoi

One of the two tailings thickeners experienced rake failure last Friday.

Mongolia blames Rio Tinto for delays at Oyu Tolgoi

The move aims to shift blame for delays away from the government.

Mongolia says Rio Tinto owes $130 million in Oyu Tolgoi unpaid taxes

The long-dragged dispute between Rio and the Mongolian government over a $6.6 billion underground expansion of Oyu Tolgoi has hit a fresh impasse.

Rio Tinto to axe hundreds of jobs at Oyu Tolgoi mine

Amid the miner's efforts to reduce costs at its gigantic copper and gold operation in Mongolia.

Rio Tinto iron ore output hit by bad weather in Australia, Canada

Production of the steel-making material, however, increased by 16%, which means the miner is on track to meet its full-year target.