Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - Oyu Tolgoi, the major copper-gold mine in South Gobi, recently launched a new corporate website that reveals more information than ever before about the company and its activities. Adopting the theme 'Renewed', the new company website has a fresh visual design and offers new areas of content including:
- Environmental protection efforts
- Health and Safety practices
- Communities and Regional Development investment, and
- People, employment and training.
The site will serve as an online information hub where visitors will be able to view the project’s timeline, learn more about the benefits brought to Mongolia, and read about training and employment opportunities.
In addition, the website features robust photo and video galleries that provide viewers with an inside look at company events, community programmes and site operations.
“The new Oyu Tolgoi website is just another step in the direction of increased communication about company activities,” noted President and CEO, Cameron McRae. “It is my hope that everyone takes the time to visit the Oyu Tolgoi website and get the full Oyu Tolgoi story.”
About Oyu Tolgoi LLC (http://en.ot.mn/)
Oyu Tolgoi LLC is Mongolia's largest copper and gold mining company and is a strategic partnership between the Government of Mongolia (34 per cent stake), Ivanhoe Mines (66 per cent) and Rio Tinto. Rio Tinto is the major shareholder in Ivanhoe Mines and the manager of the Oyu Tolgoi project. In addition to dividends from its 34 per cent stake in Oyu Tolgoi, the Government of Mongolia will receive taxes and royalties.
Oyu Tolgoi, located in the Gobi desert in southern Mongolia, will be one of the largest and highest-grade copper and gold mines in the world. It is the largest project ever developed in Mongolia, requiring a capital investment for phase 1 of more than US$6 billion.
Oyu Tolgoi is committed to contributing to a sustainable future for Mongolia. At least 9 out of 10 employees will be Mongolian once the mine is in production and Oyu Tolgoi is investing US$58 million dollars (78 billion tugriks) in training and education and an additional US$27 million dollars (36 billion tugriks) in the Workforce Employment Project designed to help address the general skills shortage in Mongolia
Oyu Tolgoi's key priorities are the health and safety of employees, best-practice environmental management, contributing to sustainable communities and always doing business with integrity, for the benefit of all the project's shareholders and the people of Mongolia.
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.