Press release

"Gobi Gem" Awards

Dalanzadgad, Mongolia,

We held our annual Supplier Recognition ’Gobi Gem‘ Awards in Dalanzadgad, Umnugobi today. The awards recognised achievements in five main categories in 2016: Safety, Business performance; National and South Gobi suppliers, and a ‘Grand Prix’ category for the overall best-performer.

1. Best Supplier DIFOT - SGMS LLC
2. Best Supplier South Gobi - Umnugobi Enterprise LLC
3. Best Supplier National - Erchim Electric LLC
4. Best Supplier HSE Performance - Gobi Gaz LLC
5. Grand Prix Award - Hunnu Air LLC

The awards, in addition to recognising the five winners, celebrate the achievements of Mongolia’s business and industrial community across sectors. Strong, competitive and sustainable supplier base is critical to our success! Congratulations to the winners!

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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