Oyu Tolgoi

Statement on the environmental, social, and economic impacts that Oyu Tolgoi Poses to local residents:

A major reassessment of the investment in the health, livelihood and
natural resources of the people living around OT is needed to insure
that they are not victims of OT’s impacts but survive those impacts
and sustain their community beyond the life of the mine.

 

Petitions:

Petition from Khanbogd nomadic herders to Rio Tinto shareholders August 2013

 

Media and NGO Analyses:

Corp Watch: Mongolian Nomadic Herders Worry About Impact of Rio Tinto’s Gold Mine

Circle of Blue: A Tank of Warm Water Brews a New Development Tea in Mongolia’s South Gobi Desert

Der Spiegel: Mining the Gobi: The Battle for Mongolia’s Resources

London Mining Network: Is Rio Tinto managing herders in “Oyu Tolgoi City” in the South Gobi region of Mongolia?

London Mining Network: Goat herders take on Rio Tinto demanding ‘just compensation’

London Mining Network: Mining Saps a Thirsty Desert: Rio Tinto in Mongolia

London Mining Network: New report shows World Bank tough talk on climate is just a mirage in Mongolia’s Gobi desert

London Mining Network: World Bank Says Poor People Need Coal – especially in Mongolia

London Mining Network: World Bank-IFC urged to refuse funding for Rio Tinto’s Mongolian mine

London Mining Network: Take action: stop Rio Tinto wrecking Mongolia!

London Mining Network: The Rio Tinto AGM: money makes their world go round, but for the company’s opponents, the struggle goes on

Bloomberg: Rio Unit Says Cost of Oyu Tolgoi Mine Jumps %16 to $6.6 Billion

SOMO: New tax treaty policy prejudices developing countries

Bank Information Center: Oyu Tolgoi Copper/Silver/Gold Mine Project

Mines and Communities: World Bank-IFC urged to refuse funding for Rio Tinto’s Mongolian mine

CEE Bankwatch: World Bank and Others Poised to Invest in Rio Tinto’s Flawed Mongolian Mining Project

CEE Bankwatch: New report shows World Bank tough talk on climate is just a mirage in Mongolia’s Gobi desert

 

Reports:

Bankwatch Network: spirited-away-mongolia-mining 2012

Paul Robinson: 2012-12-17 Block Caving Surface Impacts Identified at Oyu Tolgoi Mine

Gordon Scott: power plant at Oyu Tolgoi assessment final

 

Recommendations:

February 4, 2013:

Key Recommendations_IFC_Final

Key Recommendations_EBRD_Final

US Position on OT February 2013

 

Other Analyses:

Undai River Diversion

Undai River Diversion Fact Sheet

2013-02-20 Thickened tailings at the scale of OyuTolgoi

 

ESIA Reviews:

Oyu Tolgoi: CSO submission to EFIC

A Useless Sham – OT ESIA Review

Comments on Chapter D1 of the ESIA: “Environmental and Social Management Plan Framework”: Annex 1 Goodland

Evaluation of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for the Oyu Tolgoi Copper and Gold Project: Annex 2 Chernaik and Weiskel

Evaluation of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for the Oyu Tolgoi Copper and Gold Project and the application of IFC and EBRD Performance Standards: Annex 3 Gleason

Analysis of: SECTION B: BASELINE ASSESSMENT CHAPTER B7a: BIODIVERSITY: Annex 4 Song

Violations of IFC and World Bank Policies on Environmental Impacts and Criteria for Coal Project: Annex 5 Scott

 

Alert letters, Responses, and Compliance issues:

Unofficial translation of OT road letter

Compliance Advisory Ombudsman: Mongolia / Oyu Tolgoi-02/Southern Gobi

2.7.13 Letter to WB President_final

2.15.13_EBRD_President_letter

12.13.12 Draft Press Release_Final

10.12.12 Press Release_Final

Oyu Tolgoi Watch letter to UKFCO April 2012

Alert_letter_January_2010

Appeal_for_Support_March_2010

IFC_Response_to_OT_Watch_3-10-11

OT_Watch_Response_to_Ivanhoe_Dec_2010

OTW_Additional_Information_to_Canadian_NCP_final_REV_July_2010

Letter to EBRD Directors

Ministry of Minerals letter on Oyu Tolgoi constitutionality

Complaint filed against OT Press Release 10.12.12

 

Oyu Tolgoi Watch updates:

Update_on_Oyu_Tolgoi_Watch_April_2010_Complaint

 

OT Reports:

19 miners saved_2008

Canadians_at_the_gates_2004

Canberra lobbied against windfall tax_2010

OT_food poisoning_2010

Rio Tinto_Chinese_Steel_Industry_Corruption_2009

Mancinelli_2007_OT_Environmental_Risk_Sharing_analysis

Oyu Tolgoi info for London Olympics

Rio_Tinto_background_information_2011_final

EGAT Oyu Tolgoi Trip Report L. Johnston 2011

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