Virus could stall progress on Rio Tinto’s Mongolia project

Original article by Peter Ker
The Australian Financial Review – Page: 27 : 17-Mar-20

Rio Tinto has advised that work on the multi-billion dollar underground expansion of its Oyu Tolgoi copper mine in Mongolia is being slowed as a consequence of efforts to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Rio had previously reported in February that copper deliveries from the mine to buyers in China were being delayed due to border control measures aimed at tackling the spread of the virus. The underground expansion of the Oyu Tolgoi mine has been the subject of ongoing delays.


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