Rio Tinto to explore Mongolia outside the Oyu Tolgoy mine

Irina Dorokhova | June 21, 2017
img0 Mining giant Rio Tinto (LON:RIO) and its Canadian affiliate Turquoise Hill (TSX:TRQ) are once again exploring Mongolia’s metals-rich Gobi desert, following the country’s renewed efforts to attract foreign investment, said mining.com. Last month, the landlocked country bordering China and Russia decided to open more than one-fifth of its territory for mining exploration, hoping to shore ...

Uzbekistan’s reforms to tackle previously existing challenges in the mining sector

Artpol6 | January 26, 2017
img0 After 25 years of authoritarian rule, elected on 6 December 2017 the new President of Uzbekistan is launching reforms to address pressing economic and social issues. The creation of free conversation of the national currency is the cornerstone of the reform. President’s Mirziyoyev’s aspirations to open up the country to the international markets has caught ...