Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ A lobby group to support responsible mining was established by some parliament members. MPs A.Undraa, N.Amarzaya, Ts.Garamjav, Ya.Sodbaatar, O.Sodbileg, G.Temuulen and J.Bat-Erdene initiated the lobby group to raise an issue of responsible mining development at legislative level within legal framework.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ “Erdenes Tavantolgoi” JSC called a press conference Thursday in concern of the current situation with the staff. It has been agreed to transfer 203 personnel, working in East Tsankhi mine, to “TTJVCo” company, without any changes in their salaries and working conditions, said acting executive director of the company B.Batbileg. “We will not draw back this decision”, he stressed.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Oyu Tolgoi announced on Friday an update on its production for the third quarter of 2015. Oyu Tolgoi has now crossed 1.5 million tonnes of concentrate shipments.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On the sidelines of the state visit of the President of Germany, an agreement between Mongolian “Erdenes Tsagaan Suvarga” LLC and Aurubis AG – copper recycling company of Germany on copper supply, and a strategic partnership agreement between Mongolia’s Mongolyn Alt Corporation (MAK) and Ferrostaal Mongolia, which is Euro Khan LLC were signed October 15. Prime Minister Ch.Saikhanbileg and other related officials were present.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ Government of Mongolia and "Mongolyn Alt Corporation" (MAK), the investor, inked investment agreements for Tsagaan Suvarga copper-molybdenum concentrator project and Khokh Tsav cement-lime plant project, on October 13.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Cabinet approved Monday the draft agreement on investment for Khokh Tsav cement-lime plant and authorized the Minister of Industry D.Erdenebat to sign the agreement.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ At the regular meeting of Monday, the cabinet approved a draft agreement on the investment for Tsagaan Suvarga copper-molybdenum concentrator project, and gave permission to the Minister of Mining R.Jigjid to sign the agreement.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Ministry of Energy received Tuesday a project report on “Detailed Exploration and Reserve Estimation of Baganuur Coal Deposit”. The additional explorations have been conducted on the site, regarding the immediate need to prepare feasibility study for mine extension.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ In the first eight months of 2015, Mongolia extracted 15.2 million tons of coal, 7.2 tons of gold, and 766.9 thousand tons of petroleum, according to the statistics released at the “Transparent Mining” press conference on September 30.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ An Oyu Tolgoi sponsored ‘Pre-Apprentice Programme’ was inaugurated on Thursday in Khanbogd soum centre.
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Mineral Resources Council has received the updated version of the feasibility study for 2015 of Oyu Tolgoi LLC. The feasibility study of the underground mine development will be reviewed soon, says the Ministry of Mining.