Oyu Tolgoi

Location:

Mongolia

Project number:

41158

Business sector:

Natural resources

Notice type:

Private

ESIA disclosed:

10 Sep 2012

Status:

Disbursing

Target board date:

14 Jan 2015

Purpose of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessments

The EBRD is considering a project involving the development, construction and operation of an open pit and underground mine and ore processing facility at the Oyu Tolgoi copper, gold, silver and molybdenum deposit located in the southern Gobi region of Mongolia, in the eastern part of Omnogovi aimag in Khanbogd soum, approximately 220 km from the aimag capital of Dalandzadgad and 45 km southwest of Khanbogd soum centre. The Oyu Tolgoi deposit contains a currently identified commercial resource (JORC compliant) of almost 40 billion pounds (Blb) of contained copper and 20 million ounces (Moz) of contained gold plus further identified reserves 40 Blb of contained copper and 25 Moz of contained gold which are in the process of being defined through geological investigation and modelling. Commercial production is expected to start in 2013.

There is a project summary document available for this project.

ESIA Summary

Non-technical summery: English (5MB - PDF) Mongolian (6MB - PDF)
Stakeholder Engagement Plan: English (2MB - PDF) Mongolian (450KB - PDF)
Stakeholder Engagement Brochure (Mongolian) (18MB - PDF)
Environmental and Social Action Plan: English (129KB - PDF) Mongolian (450KB - PDF)

Summary of EBRD consultation activities, post disclosure of ESIA: English (516KB - PDF)

Full ESIA availability

Full ESIA documentation is available locally at:

EBRD Headquarters in London, environmentandsocial@ebrd.com

And

Oyu Tolgoi Information Center – Ulaanbaatar
Odcon building, 1st Floor (west side of NUM building No.4, School of Economic Studies)
Baga Toiruu Street, 8th Khoroo
Sukhbaatar District
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Tel +976-11-353366E-mail: OTESIA@ot.mn

Khanbogd branch office
Oyu Tolgoi Training Center, Durulj street, Khanbogd soum
South Gobi aimag, Mongolia
Tel: + (976) 0153512188, + (976) 0153512194
E-mail: OTESIA@ot.mn

Bayan-Ovoo branch office
Government office of Bayan-Ovoo soum
South Gobi aimag, Mongolia
Tel: + (976) 99058766, + (976) 96963338
E-mail: OTESIA@ot.mn

Manlai branch office
Extension of Government office of Manlai soum
South Gobi aimag, Mongolia
Tel: + (976) 88164155, + (976) 96963337
E-mail: OTESIA@ot.mn

Dalanzadgad representative office
Tost Gobi LLC building, 3rd bagh of Dalanzadgad soum
South Gobi aimag, Mongolia
Tel: + (976) 7053 3941
E-mail: OTESIA@ot.mn

And

EBRD Resident Office, Ulaanbaatar
Philip ter Woort, Head of Office
3rd Floor
MCS Plaza
Seoul Street – 4
Ulaanbaatar 210644
Mongolia

Tel: + 976 11 317 974
Fax: + 976 11 315 844

And

OT website

Enquiries

Oyu Tolgoi Information Center – Ulaanbaatar
Odcon building, 1st Floor
(west side of NUM building No.4, School of Economic Studies)
Baga Toiruu Street, 8th Khoroo
Sukhbaatar District
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Tel +976-11-353366

CONTACT PERSON: OT Disclosure Manager
E-mail: OTESIA@ot.mn

 

This document was prepared at an early stage of project development, before consideration by the EBRD Board of Directors. Details of a project may change following disclosure.

Environmental and Social Impact Assessments and ESIA summaries are produced by project sponsors, and the EBRD makes them available without any comment or implied endorsement. Any views expressed or statements made in the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment or the ESIA Summary do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the EBRD.

Last updated 25 June 2014