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Oyu Tolgoi named BCM ‘Company of the Year’

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia,

Oyu Tolgoi was named as Company of the Year for 2015 by the Business Council of Mongolia (BCM), an organisation dedicated to the promotion of trade and investment in Mongolia, representing all investors - domestic and foreign.

Business Council of Mongolia Executive Director, Jim Dwyer, said: “The Business Council of Mongolia is delighted to acknowledge that Oyu Tolgoi, one of our longest and most loyal members, has been awarded 'Best Company of the Year 2015'. A significant milestone in the development of Oyu Tolgoi was reached this year with the agreement to progress the Underground Development of the mine. We strongly believe the Oyu Tolgoi project is and will continue to be, an important milestone by which to measure the development of Mongolia.”

Speaking at the event, Oyu Tolgoi President and CEO, Andrew Woodley, said “I am honoured to accept this award on behalf of Oyu Tolgoi’s 5,825 employees. This award is a testament to strength, dedication and commitment of our workforce that is building a world class Mongolian company. We thank the Business Council of Mongolia for the recognition of what we have achieved, and our potential as we work to deliver our next phase of growth.”

About Oyu Tolgoi LLC (www.ot.mn)

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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