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US bank authorises US$500m loan for Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold project

The Export-Import Bank of the United States pledged US$500 million towards the development of Rio Tinto's...


24 MAY 2013

Kincora reshuffle

Mongolia-focused miner Kincora Copper Ltd made three changes to its senior management team. John Rickus,...


10 MAY 2013

Beware of catching a falling knife

The perceived political risk of investing in Mongolia's mining industry this year has grown from 2012,...


19 APRIL 2013

Copper: Tech will shrink copper market

Worldwide demand for copper has been growing by 2-5% year-on-year, reaching 20Mt in 2011. While the consumption...


12 APRIL 2013

Uncertain times

In December 2012, the Mongolian government published a draft proposal of a minerals law that sought to...


15 MARCH 2013

Mines & Money HK Preview: Regulations in the pipeline

The mining industry's honeymoon with Mongolia looks to be over and changes to the foreign investment...


08 MARCH 2013

Mine mouth power

With the backdrop of a volatile export market, mining companies are looking to expand and diversify their...


08 FEBRUARY 2013

Rio Tinto guarantees Oyu Tolgoi financing with Ivanhoe

Rio Tinto said it will guarantee US$3.3 billion of funding needed to complete the development of Oyu...


20 APRIL 2012

And the winner is

There was a definite Mongolian flavour to the inaugural Asia Mining Awards held at a gala dinner last...


30 MARCH 2012

Rio moves towards control of Ivanhoe

Rio Tinto's six-year ‘standstill agreement' with Vancouver-based Ivanhoe Mines Ltd expired on Wednesday,...


20 JANUARY 2012

Ivanhoe backs Mongolia to respect ownership agreement

Ivanhoe Mines Ltd said this week it expected the Mongolian government to support the investment agreement...



Frontier territory

The country is preparing for new mining investment having signed an investment agreement with Ivanhoe...


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