Measure was taken as Chinese coal haulers continue to disrupt deliveries near the border with Mongolia, the mine's majority owner Turquoise Hill said.
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Rio Tinto-controlled Turquoise Hill said the bill relates to an audit on taxes imposed and paid by the mine operator between 2013 and 2015.
Rio Tinto-controlled Turquoise Hill is also predicting costs to fall about 2.8%.
Accompanied by OT Watch and Accountability Counsel, herders in the South Gobi used the IFC’s complaint office to negotiate agreement.
Mongolia’s renewed efforts to attract foreign investment it’s bearing its first fruits.
Vancouver-based company's Mongolian copper and gold mine expected to be the world's third largest after underground expansion.
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.
Bayan Khundii project went from greenfield prospect to being Erdene’s flagship asset in roughly nine months.
Move follows extensive talks with Chinese and Mongolian authorities.
Chief executive Jean-Sebastian Jacques comments come as the company had to suspend shipments from the Mongolian mine last week.
Erdenes Tavan Tolgoi (ETT), the state-owned company that holds the license to the deposit, has already begun evaluating bids and calculating the potential economic benefits of restarting it.
Lower grades and reduced mining at open pit expected with massive underground expansion of Mongolian mine at least five years away.
The company's Bayan Khundii project went from greenfield prospect to the company’s flagship asset in roughly nine months.
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.
Construction of the massive mine's underground portion will begin within months, with first production expected by 2020.
During the PFI Awards Dinner held in London on Feb. 3.
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.
The agreement, which is said to involve up to 15 banks, could be signed as early as Wednesday.
Vancouver-based company said it is waiting for "final notice to proceed" for $5 billion expansion of giant copper-gold mine in Mongolia mine.
The company said it would announce a final decision on the matter early next year.
Rio will buy all of Turquoise Hill soon says new report, but 'there's no incentive to promote the true value' of Vancouver co's giant Mongolia copper mine.
The move is part of a plan to sell the government's holdings in 10 state-owned companies over this year and next to boost foreign investment and revive growth.
The company, which owns a gold project in Mongolia, is optimistic about the country's stance towards foreign mining investment over the coming years.
The country's parliament decided Tavan Tolgoi needs the approval of legislators before going ahead.
After two years of bitter wrangling Mongolian cabinet approves Vancouver firm's $5 billion expansion of massive copper-gold mine in Gobi desert.