Oyu Tolgoi selected as ‘Best benevolent organisation’ on world blood donor day

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia– As a part of World Blood Donor Day Oyu Tolgoi LLC today participated in the ‘More Blood. More Life’ event in Ulaanbaatar. Cameron McRae, President and CEO, and David Paterson, Vice President - Regional Development and Communications, presented awards to the Police Academy and the University of Health Sciences, recognising their success in encouraging blood donation.

Mr McRae said “I am delighted that Oyu Tolgoi has the opportunity to participate in World Blood Donor Day. As a major employer in Mongolia, with a commitment to community health and safety, it is vital that we support the National Blood Centre. I encourage all of our employees to donate blood regularly.”

During the event, the National Blood Centre presented Oyu Tolgoi with an award as ‘Best Benevolent Organisation’.

About Oyu Tolgoi LLC (

Oyu Tolgoi LLC, Mongolia's largest copper and gold mining company, is a strategic partnership between the Government of Mongolia, Turquoise Hill Resources and Rio Tinto. Located in the South Gobi, Oyu Tolgoi commenced shipment of product to customers in July 2013. Oyu Tolgoi is managed by Rio Tinto, which is investing global expertise and cutting-edge technology to help develop Mongolia’s mining industry and ensure Oyu Tolgoi is one of the world’s most advanced mines. For Oyu Tolgoi, nothing matters more than safety. The business operates under the principle that if a job cannot be done safely, it will not be done at all.

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