Rio Tinto slows work on Oyu Tolgoi underground project amid Covid-19

Rio Tinto has slowed work on the underground project at its Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine in Mongolia because of the coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak but it continues to operate and ship copper concentrates from the mine’s open pit.

Since January the movement of goods and people in Mongolia have been restricted within and across its border; this has further escalated recently after the first case of Covid-19 in...


Andrea Hotter

March 16, 2020

14:55 GMT

New York