Press release

Minister M. Zorigt visits Oyu Tolgoi

Umnugobi, Mongolia,

Oyu Tolgoi was pleased to host MP and Minister of Road and Transportation Mr Zorigt Munkhchuluun at its world-class facility on Saturday, 26 September, 2015.

Erdenes Oyu Tolgoi Deputy Director Mr Davaadorj Damdin and Oyu Tolgoi officials briefed the Minister on the latest developments at the operation and, on issues related to the key roads in the region on which products from the South Gobi region are transported to the China border for export.

The minister expressed his full support and commitment to solving transportation issues to ensure that Mongolian companies have high capacity and reliable access to export markets.

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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