Oyu Tolgoi Phase 2: Plans, Issues and Risks
Study | 11 February 2016
This report summarises the mining activity proposed by Oyu Tolgoi in its Phase 2 development plan, describes the block caving underground mining technology planned for the large deep ore body to be mined in Phase 2, environmental impacts and reclamation potential of block cave mines, and issues and risks associated with future OT power supply, international metal market price uncertainties, and OT Phase 1 and 2 impacts on water resources and herders and their livelihood in the region surrounding the OT mine license area.
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Theme: Social & economic impacts | Mining
Project: Mining boom in Mongolia
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