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Thiess to tackle Oyu Tolgoi package

THIESS, in an 80-20 joint venture with local contractor Khishig Arvi, has secured the first underground decline project at the Rio Tinto-operated Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold project in Mongolia’s southern Gobi desert.

Noel Dyson
A Thiess-led joint venture has won the contract to construct the box cut and two declines at Oyu Tolgoi.

A Thiess-led joint venture has won the contract to construct the box cut and two declines at Oyu Tolgoi.

The work will start this month and is due to be completed in 2020. It will involve constructing a box cut and developing twin declines, incorporating both a service and conveyor tunnel. The Thiess-led...

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