Rio Tinto sets new start date for Oyu Tolgoi copper exports

Jun 20, 2013 | 09:49 AM | Shivani Singh

Tags  Rio Tinto, Oyu Tolgoi, copper, gold, Mongolia, Turquoise Hill Resources, Shivani Singh

SINGAPORE — Rio Tinto Plc plans to begin exporting copper from its $6.6-billion Oyu Tolgoi Mine in Mongolia June 21, a mine source told AMM sister publication Metal Bulletin.

Oyu Tolgoi has received all approvals, he said, and plans to start shipments to smelters in China with a consignment of about 576 tonnes of copper concentrate. The company delayed its initial shipment from June 14 as it awaited final government approvals (, June 13). ....

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