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Press release: Oyu Tolgoi announces new Executive Committee members

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - Oyu Tolgoi LLC today announced the expansion of its Executive Committee with four new members: Munkh-Ochir Tsogoo, General Counsel for Oyu Tolgoi and head of Legal & Compliance; Munkhsukh Sukhbaatar, Head of Power Strategy Development; Tserenkhuu Tserevsuren, Head of Corporate Affairs, and Dulamsuren Begzjav, Head of Business Analysis and Planning. Munkh-Ochir Tsogoo will assume his role as General Counsel from 1 June 2013.

President and Chief Executive of Oyu Tolgoi, Cameron McRae said, “The expansion of our Executive Committee goes hand in hand with the evolution of Oyu Tolgoi from a development and construction project to an operating business. The vast experience and expertise of the new members will strengthen the Executive Committee and I look forward to their contribution.”

These appointments are effective immediately. Please visit at the Executive Committee page for more information.

About Oyu Tolgoi LLC (http://ot.mn/en)

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 Umnugobi, Oyu Tolgoi is scheduled to begin commercial production in the first half of 2013. As the biggest single investment in Mongolian history, Oyu Tolgoi already is a major driver of the country’s economy.

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. Oyu Tolgoi is developing a nationwide vocational training programme, regional infrastructure, and is committed to ensuring more than 90 per cent Mongolian national employment and a strong Mongolian supplier base. These programmes will help drive economic growth for generations to come.

Oyu Tolgoi’s core commitment is to a safe work place and setting a new standard in environmental care.

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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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