Mongolia Scolds Rio Tinto on Costs as Mine Riches Replace Yurts

Mongolia Scolds Rio Tinto on Costs as Mine Riches Replace Yurts

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A Mongolian worker looks out from the operation room at the primary crusher area at the Oyu Tolgoi mine in the south Gobi desert, Khanbogd region, Mongolia. Turquoise Hill Resources (Formerly Ivanhoe Mines) and Rio Tinto signed a long-term comprehensive investment agreement with the government of Mongolia in 2009.