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The Gobi’s amazing heritage…

A scientific conference looking at the historical and cultural heritage of the Gobi was held on 26 November, Wednesday in ...

Oyu Tolgoi provides update on concentrator fire

On 3 December, 2014, there was a fire in one of the ball mill cyclone packs at the Oyu Tolgoi ...

Students receive Oyu Tolgoi scholarships

A ceremony to award Oyu Tolgoi scholarships to promising Mongolian students for the academic year 2014-2015 took place today at ...

The time is coming for Mongolians to use electric shears for shearing sheep and camels

The time has come for Mongolians to use electric shears for shearing sheep and camels. Soon we will be able ...

G. Batbaatar: “Over 35,000 citizens - the people behind 1,000 suppliers”

It seems appropriate to start this interview with some data. How many companies and organisations supply goods and services to ...

Oyu Tolgoi - 2014 Third Quarter Results

Oyu Tolgoi LLC, through its parent company Turquoise Hill Resources, announced today financial results for the third quarter, ending 30 ...

Students learn to use fire extinguishers

On the 31st October, Oyu Tolgoi Procurement team organised fire safety training at three Ulaanbaatar high schools. Students from grades ...

Kern von Hagen, D.Orgilmaa awarded with education sector’s order and honorary title

Kern Von Hagen, Manager in Oyu Tolgoi's Talent Pipeline Department, was awarded with the highest award of the Mongolian Senior ...

Herders provided with opportunities for grazing livestock in new pastures

Work to dig wells and repair watering points conducted in three soumsLocal authorities and herder cooperatives in Khanbogd, Manlai, and ...

Oyu Tolgoi - update on production and operations

134,100 tonnes of concentrate produced in third quarter, 2014 Today, Oyu Tolgoi released its quarterly production report, providing an update ...

Ariunbold Myagmarkhuu: "Rio Tinto Delivery Centre proves Mongolian talent"

Can you please tell us about the Mongolia Delivery Centre? When was it established, and what will the company do?The ...

Dalanzadgad Polytechnical college extension commissioned

Brand new facilities at the Umnogovi aimag Polytechnical College opened today, expanding learning facilities for 180 engineering and trade students.The ...

Press release: Oyu Tolgoi plants 21,000 saxaul trees

- New native trees have 80 per cent survival rate - Umnugobi, Mongolia -Oyu Tolgoi is committed to rehabilitating disturbed ...

Press release: Khanbogd honours senior Oyu Tolgoi employees with honourary citizenships

Khanbogd, Mongolia – Three of Oyu Tolgoi’s senior employees have been presented with honourary citizenships by the people of Khanbogd. ...

Interview: U.Sagamdoldoi: “This is a historic flight which is about the future”

Mongolia's first private airline, “Aero Mongolia" has launched two weekly flights to Khanbogd soum, Umnugovi aimag. We talked to the ...

Press release: Aero Mongolia launches public flights to Oyu Tolgoi airport

- Twice weekly flights will connect local people to Ulaanbaatar - Khanbogd, Mongolia - Oyu Tolgoi’s Khanbumbat Airport received its ...

Press release: South Gobi students presented with scholarship certificates

- 30 students will receive scholarships for the next academic year - Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - Oyu Tolgoi’s Gobi scholarship programme ...

Oyu Tolgoi is Named The Best Social Insurance Contributor for 2013

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - Today, the director of the Social Insurance Agency, Ts.Urtnasan, congratulated and awarded the commemorative trophy and certificate ...

Press release: Oyu Tolgoi opens Trades Training Centre

- Facility will be key to safety and standards - Монгол Улс, Улаанбаатар хот - Oyu Tolgoi LLC today launched ...

Press release: Oyu Tolgoi is Named The Best Social Insurance Contributor for 2013

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - Today, the director of the Social Insurance Agency, Ts.Urtnasan, congratulated and awarded the commemorative trophy and certificate ...

Article: South Gobi students will return to their homeland after graduation

- 242 students enrolled in Oyu Tolgoi scholarship programme - "Educated people are the true wealth of the nation,” says ...

Press release: Mongolia’s most modern engineering school opens

- Nalaikh facility will train world class engineers - Nalaikh, Mongolia - Mongolia’s newest education facility was formally opened today, ...

Press release: Oyu Tolgoi LLC Board of Directors Appoints New Chief Executive Officer

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - The Board of Oyu Tolgoi LLC has appointed Mr Andrew Woodley as president and chief executive officer, ...

Press release: Protect your hands

- Hand safety campaign launched - Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - After traffic accidents, the most common accidents involve injuries to hands ...

Press release: Government of Mongolia and Oyu Tolgoi secure agreement on South Gobi power solution

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - The Government of Mongolia and Oyu Tolgoi LLC secured a landmark agreement today aimed towards a power ...

Press release: Oyu Tolgoi - 2014 Second Quarter Results

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - Oyu Tolgoi LLC, through its parent company Turquoise Hill Resources, announced today financial results for the second quarter ending ...

Press release: Rio Tinto opens Galba public park in Khanbogd

- This project is a great example of community engagement, strong partnership and sustainable development in the South Gobi -Khanbogd, ...

Press release: Oyu Tolgoi building a sports centre in Manlai soum

- Foundation stone laid for the 250 seats sports centre fully equipped with modern equipment - Manlai soum, Umnugobi - As ...

Interview: Baigalmaa Shurka, "Investing in the future"

Many businesses try to contribute to society and long-term development. Baigalmaa Shurka, General Manager, Social Performance at Oyu Tolgoi explains ...

Press release: Manlai soum anniversary celebrated in pictures

- 90th anniversary commemorated with release of photo book - Manlai soum, Mongolia - The 90th anniversary of one of ...

Press release: Successful rehabilitation must use native species

- 13,000 Gobi saxaul seedlings planted so far - Khanbogd, Mongolia - With high expectations of environmental management from mining ...

Press release: Wealth creators honoured

- Fifty employees from Oyu Tolgoi participated in the opening ceremony of the Naadam - Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - On Friday, ...

Press release: Oyu Tolgoi - update on production and operations

- 140,000 tonnes of concentrate produced in second quarter, 2014 - Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - Today, Turquoise Hill Resources, released its ...

Press release: Oyu Tolgoi marks first anniversary of commencement of shipment

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - Oyu Tolgoi today celebrates the first anniversary since it began shipment of its copper concentrate to international ...

Press release: Honoured industrial worker, D.Garamjav’s memoirs launched

- Book details a long career in geology, including the discovery of Oyu Tolgoi - Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - Distinguished geologist, ...

Press release: Report details MNT 50 billion investment in Mongolian development

- Oyu Tolgoi showcases contributions to society, environment and community development - Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - Oyu Tolgoi today released its ...

Press release: Oyu Tolgoi’s international scholarship recipients are awarded

- Oyu Tolgoi supports the State initiative to provide scholarship for student who have qualified for world’s top 100 universities ...

Press release: Oyu Tolgoi receives audit report from Mongolian Tax Authority

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - Oyu Tolgoi LLC notes Turquoise Hill Resources’ statement in response to the Mongolian Tax Authority’s Tax Act asserting ...

Interview: B.Baatarzorigt "Geotechnics is essence of mining"

- I firmly believe that just as the Erdenet mine contributed to the Mongolian economy for many decades, Oyu Tolgoi ...

Press release: World comes together to combat desertification

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - The world’s deserts, while beautiful, are growing with unwelcome speed as over-demand for water and climate change ...

Interview: Z.Khaliun "A good first aid kit is essential"

Z.Khaliun, from the Red Cross Branch of Chingeltei district, Ulaanbaatar, tells us about first aid treatment and the importance of ...

Press release: Gobi kids know their birds

- Next generation join bird experts to celebrate natural flight - Dalanzadgad, South Gobi - A group of school children ...

Article: Mekhlopat - The people of the power shovels

Oyu Tolgoi recently recognised and honoured its best suppliers. "ekhlopat LLC was selected as the best supplier for its social ...

Interview: J.Tumen-Ayush "Everyone knows Khasu is a female marriage ring, but Megawatt means..."

Oyu Tolgoi’s Gobi Gem-2013 supplier recognition awards ceremony took place recently. We interviewed Tumen-Ayush Jamiyansuren, Honorary industrial worker, certified engineer ...

Interview: P.Myagmarsuren "Being a contracted security guard is a skilled profession. Therefore, it requires people who are psychologically prepared to defend a given area and who have a kind heart and knowledge of the law"

We interviewed P.Myagmarsuren, Vice-Director of Bambai Security Service LLC. This company has accomplished a lot in the area of safety ...

Speech: Craig Kinnell, Gobi Gem 2013

On 29 April, 2014, Oyu Tolgoi’s fifth, annual Gobi Gem, supplier recognition awards took place in Ulaanbaatar. Oyu Tolgoi Chairman ...

Press release: Best suppliers win the Gobi Gem awards

- Oyu Tolgoi LLC been recognising and celebrating the success of its best Mongolian suppliers - Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - Oyu ...

Guidelines for combating desertification and mining responsibly essay contest

World day to combat desertification will be celebrated this year with the theme: The land belongs to the future. As ...

Press release: Mongolian University of Science and Technology team wins Robocon Mongolia 2014

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - Telecom Mongolia, a team of Mongolian University of Science and Technology (MUST) students has won the annual ...

Press release: Celebrating World Day for Health and Safety at Work

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - The Mongolian Ministry of Labor launched a “Labor Sector – Seven Days” event which was inaugurated at ...

Press release: Who will grow the best trees?

- Environmental campaign launched as tree saplings handed out - Umnugobi, Mongolia - By decree of the Mongolian President, every second Saturday ...

Success story: Excavator bucket used to win contest

Many capable and competent people work at Oyu Tolgoi. One of them is Open Pit operator L.Ariunbold. Before joining Oyu ...

Press release: Oyu Tolgoi donates vehicles to Umnugobi soums

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - Oyu Tolgoi has donated ten second-hand Land Cruisers to Khanbogd, Manlai, Bayan Ovoo and Dalanzadgad soums of South ...

Report: Quarterly Production Figures

Each quarter, Rio Tinto and Turquoise Hill Resources produce public reports on production at all operations including Oyu Tolgoi. The ...

Article: The benefits of cooperatives

- New jobs created, first products produced - There is a saying about the advantage of collective efforts - “magpies ...

Press release: Educated people are Mongolia’s asset

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - Certificates were awarded today to 46 high school students from 27 secondary schools in Ulaanbaatar, who have ...

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Press release: Young Mongolian Expert Receives Prestigious Rumsfeld Fellowship

(Photo: O. Shijir, standing left to Donald Rumsfeld, former US Defense Secretary and other Rumsfeld Fellows) Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - One ...

Press release: Oyu Tolgoi geologist receives Order of the Polar Star

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - Nine employees of Oyu Tolgoi LLC received state awards by the 29th decree of the President of ...

Article: Support staff of the Oyu Tolgoi mine

Large mining companies require the efforts and labour of many people. This can be seen at the Oyu Tolgoi mine ...

Interview: Safety is a core value

Following is an interview with B.Naranbaatar, CEO of 'Khanbogd Khurd' company. Naranbaatar is a native of Khanbogd soum in South ...

Story: Driving Komatsu trucks is a demanding job

The heavy machinery operators team at the Oyu Tolgoi open pit has 180 employees. Only two of them are women. ...

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Success story: The future is promising believe the workers of Ugomur Gaviluud company from South Gobi

Twelve-hundred national and foreign companies are suppliers to Oyu Tolgoi, a major project in Mongolia in the 21st century. These ...

Press release: Merited industrial worker honoured for decades of service

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - A hydro-geologist who has spent almost four decades dedicated to his field has been honoured by the President ...

Press release: Gobi marks world water day

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - As countries across the globe mark World Water Day on Saturday 22 March, Mongolia’s Gobi desert remains ...

Press release: Nine Oyu Tolgoi employees receive state awards

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - This week, by order of the President of Mongolia, nine employees of Oyu Tolgoi LLC received state ...

Story: Dairy factory producing camel milk products

- Herders of Khanbogd process camel milk to supply the market - Gobi herders founded a dairy factory in their ...

Press release: Artwork to encourage smarter consumption

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - An art exhibition of modern installations and other art made by young artists from recycled waste opened ...

Press release: Mongolia ranks 4th globally in taxes paid by Rio Tinto

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia – Rio Tinto, in its latest report ‘Taxes paid in 2013,’ noted that in 2013 the company paid ...

Story: "My career with Oyu Tolgoi began very early so I love this company"

“My career with Oyu Tolgoi began very early so I love this company,” O.Yondonsambuu, a senior officer from the Khangurd ...

Press release: Oyu Tolgoi Chairman showcases Oyu Tolgoi

- Batsukh Galsan addresses Asia Mining Congress 2014 - Singapore, Asia - Mr Batsukh Galsan, Chair of the Board of ...

Story: Asset manager

J.Enkhjargal holds the key to the vital assets used in the operation of Oyu Tolgoi’s mine infrastructure. These include; rope ...

Press release: Oyu Tolgoi’s Safety Management System meets Mongolian and international standards

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - Oyu Tolgoi LLC is proudly sponsoring the third Mongolian Safety First Forum and Exhibition, taking place in ...

Story: A woman with sparks in her hands and in her heart

Dedicated to International Women’s Day – 8 March. S.Saran works as a welder at Oyu Tolgoi’s Open pit. Thirty years ...

Press release: Mothers meet their children at Oyu Tolgoi mine

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - A group of mothers of employees at Oyu Tolgoi were treated to a special celebration to mark ...

Story: L.Batbaatar "I am happy to be living and working in my hometown"

Senior Tax officer Luvsandagva Batbaatar is the head of the tax department at the Governor’s Office in Khanbogd soum, South ...

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Story: Drivers driving Oyu Tolgoi

The first stages of the enormous construction effort at Oyu Tolgoi in the South Gobi has finally been completed and ...

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Press release: Khanbogd traffic safety boost

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - A week of activity to increase road safety in Khanbogd soum has been launched. Local traffic police, ...

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Press release: Mongolian government ministries highly appreciate Oyu Tolgoi’s health and safety standards

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - A joint working group from the Ministry of Labor, Ministry of Population Development and Social Welfare and ...

Press release: Linking the online world with the real world

- Social media users come out from behind their screens - Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - Social media sites like Facebook and ...

Press release: New graduates will learn new experience in a world-class mine

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - Sixteen new graduates, under the Oyu Tolgoi supported graduate development programme, on the eve of the Mongolian ...

Press release: Cutting down on plastic

- 90,000 plastic bottles to be saved every month in UB - A photograph of Oyu Tolgoi Ulaanbaatar employees, Mandakh-Orgil ...

B.Bayarmaa - one of Oyu Tolgoi’s employees of the year 2013

By producing concentrate we are contributing to our country’s economic development Click on the image to view a PDF version ...

Press release: Vice President for Oyu Tolgoi Project receives supreme management award

- Oyu Tolgoi is no longer a construction project, but an operating business - Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - The annual Mongolian ...

Press release: Oyu Tolgoi recognised for creating jobs

- 7,600 employed at newly operating mine - Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - Oyu Tolgoi was yesterday (Tuesday) recognised as the leading ...

B.Bat-Onolt - one of Oyu Tolgoi’s employees of the year 2013

The key to a sustainable business is being as cost efficient as possible Click on the image to view a ...

D.Budragchaa - one of Oyu Tolgoi’s employees of the year 2013

Together we are becoming a business that creates value from concentrate Click on the image to view a PDF version ...

Press release: CEO of Oyu Tolgoi LLC is introduced to Gobi culture and traditions

Umnugobi, Mongolia - On 23 January, CEO and President of Oyu Tolgoi LLC Craig Kinnell visited the Ger of culture ...

Article: Female scholars from Oyu Tolgoi

MYAGMARSUREN Sanjaa: is a native of Ulaanbaatar. Her father is a train driver and her mother worked for many years ...

S.Yondonsharav - one of Oyu Tolgoi’s employees of the year 2013

Technical reliability is vital for a continually operating business Click on the image to view a PDF version He is ...

D.Javkhlant - one of Oyu Tolgoi’s employees of the year 2013

Oyu Tolgoi is no longer a construction project. it is a sustainable business Click on the image to view a ...

Press release: Oyu Tolgoi named 'Best Green Mine'

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - Oyu Tolgoi was yesterday (Wednesday) named as 'Best green mine' in the fourth annual Mongolian Mining Journal ...

Report: Quarterly Production Figures

Each quarter, Rio Tinto and Turquoise Hill Resources produce public reports on production at all operations including Oyu Tolgoi. The ...

Interview: A woman from the Himalayas explores Mongolia’s hidden gems

Her name is Nalin Shah. We met on one of January`s coldest days in Ulaanbaatar. When I came down to ...

Press release: Camels with reflective collars

Umnugobi, Mongolia - Herders living near the Oyu Tolgoi-Gashuun Sukhait paved road now use reflective collars for their camels to ...

Press release: Veterinary check-up conducted for livestock of Gobi herders

Umnugobi, Mongolia - Oyu Tolgoi is implementing many projects and programmes in cooperation with local community herders. One of them ...