The Government of Mongolia owns 34 per cent of Oyu Tolgoi LLC. This was agreed under the Investment Agreement, approved in March 2010, between the Government of Mongolia, Turquoise Hill Resources, and Rio Tinto.

Safety comes before everything else at Oyu Tolgoi – if something cannot be done safely, it will not be done.

The business is underpinned by processes, technology, and a culture which will all help to deliver our objective of identifying and reducing all potential risks, and achieving zero harm. Our standards follow international best practices to support our approach to health, safety and the well-being of our workforce, partners and the local community.

The Oyu Tolgoi mine consists of a concentrator plant, open pit mine, central heating plant, power and water supply facilities, office buildings, maintenance and repair facilities, and culture and sports facilities. Oyu Tolgoi has also constructed a number of pieces of local infrastructure, including roads, power infrastructure, water pipelines, and a local airport called Khanbumbat.

The concentrator plant currently processes in excess of 100,000 tonnes of ore per day.

For more details, please visit the Our Operations page.

Members of the local community play an active part in the monitoring of a wide array of environmental indicators as part of our Participatory Environmental Monitoring Programme. Click here for detailed information about how the programme works.

We are committed to contributing to the development and well-being of local communites. We work hard to minimise any impacts which arise due to our operations and strive to improve the local economy and livelihoods by actively engaging with local government, communities and representatives of the public. We also source as many goods and services from local businesses as possible.

Oyu Tolgoi’s main requirements for new suppliers are that they are well qualified, competitive, and have the capacity to supply products and services consistent with Oyu Tolgoi’s needs. Meeting strict health, safety, and environmental requirements is also critical. Potential suppliers are required to bid through an open process and undergo screening before they become eligible for working with Oyu Tolgoi. You can find out more at Suppliers section.

We are committed to ensuring sustainable development by balancing environmental protection with social and economic needs. Both social and economic and environmental focus areas are clearly reflected in our health, safety and environmental policies. You can find detailed information in the Environment section.

Oyu Tolgoi advertises its job vacancies on this website, and in daily newspapers including Daily News, Today, National Post, and Capital Times. No fee is charged when applying for a job at Oyu Tolgoi LLC. For full details, visit the Careers section of our website.

Oyu Tolgoi is implementing a significant programme of investment in Mongolia's vocational education sector. This amounts to a total of US$126 million. This investment is focused on three main areas:

  • Establishing international standard Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) centres.
  • Investing in improving existing TVET centres.
  • Supporting efforts by the Government of Mongolia to develop an international standard vocational education system across the country.

Under the programme, three new TVET centres are being established, with four existing TVET centres upgraded and renovated.

For detailed information, please visit the Education and Training section.