Oyu Tolgoi, the company’s principal mining project located in the Gobi Desert, is 66% owned by THR and 34% by the Mongolian government. Rio Tinto holds a majority stake in THR.
The project produced 39,156 tonnes of copper in the second quarter of 2019, with its copper guidance remaining unchanged.
An impairment charge of $600 million has been accrued over the second quarter, primarily due to production setbacks at the Mongolian mine.
Earlier this month, THR announced that planned construction of its underground project at Oyu...