Spirited away – Mongolia’s mining boom and the people that development left behind
Study | 30 January 2012
The report, based on a fact finding mission to the Tavan Tolgoi and Oyu Tolgoi mines in Mongolia, examines the social and environmental impacts of mining in Mongolia. It offers a more in-depth look at the impacts on herders who have been displaced by the mining operations, the local effects of the construction of infrastructure and the mining operations themselves.
It is questionable anyway why the OT company needs its own separate road: all our animals (camels, horses, cattle, sheep and goats) use the same ways, why can’t the OT company use the same road as the other mining companies?