Clough, as part of GCR Mongolia Joint Venture, is pleased to announce that the Joint Venture has been awarded the design, construction and commissioning of the blind sink and concrete line of Shaft No 3 and No 4 and the construction of the Underground Material Handling System for Stage 1 for the Oyu Tolgoi mine located in the southern Gobi Desert, Mongolia.
Clough CEO and Managing Director, Peter Bennett said “We are pleased with the award of these two additional scopes. Clough as part of the GCR Mongolia Joint Venture welcomes the opportunity to continue contributing to the progress of the underground development of the Oyu Tolgoi project”.
Situated in the southern Gobi Desert of Mongolia, approximately 550 kilometres south of the capital, Ulaanbaatar and 80 kilometres north of the Mongolia-China border, Oyu Tolgoi is jointly owned by the Government of Mongolia (34 per cent) and Turquoise Hill Resources (66 per cent,). Since 2010, Rio Tinto has also been the manager of Oyu Tolgoi.
Oyu Tolgoi is one of the most exciting developments in copper and gold mining for several decades. It contains reserves and resources that make it one of the world’s largest known copper and gold deposits. The project is expected to be a significant contributor to Mongolia’s development.
About GCR Mongolia
GCR Mongolia is a registered Mongolian company which combines expertise and experience of three accomplished partners each with compatible but diverse skill sets to provide clients with a complete solution to construction, infrastructure and mining development projects throughout the region.
With the combined skills and strengths of Gobi Infrastructure Partners LLC (GIP), Clough Projects International Pty Ltd (Clough) and RUC Cementation Mining (RUC), GCR Mongolia offers a level of project delivery which is unmatched in the market.