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Tassie cowgirl and photographer Jocelyn Flint takes Mongolia by the reindeer antlers
Tassie cowgirl Jocelyn Flint has tackled Mongolia on horseback, made it to the reindeer herders in the mountains of Tsagaannuur and brought a new world view back to her home town of Mengha.
Dozens of people killed by police as armed group attacks towns in southwest China’s mostly Uyghur Xinjiang
Dozens of people have been killed or injured in a confrontation between police and a group of knife-wielding attackers in China’s western region of Xinjiang, state media say.
Mongolian detention ‘taking its toll’ on Australian
An Australian lawyer being held in Mongolia over corruption allegations is still no closer to knowing when she will be able to return home.
The Big Dig
Genghis Khan might be rolling in his grave, wherever that is. The all-conquering Mongol was laid to rest in a secret location but he’d almost certainly disapprove of the foreigners coming to plunder his once mighty domain. And with all the mining activity rolling out across this remote and striking country, you really want to [...]
Mining boom reshaping Mongolia’s nomadic life
Mongolia’s mining boom and its economic transformation is putting pressure on the country’s traditional herders as they struggle to maintain their ancient livelihood. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-10-01/mining-boom-reshaping-mongolias-nomadic-life/4289670
Mining in Mongolia: the new frontier
Mongolia is land-locked country squeezed between the Russian Federation to the north and China in the south, and it almost touches the border of Kazakhstan in the west. Since moving from a communist state to a democracy in the early 1990s, Mongolia has been working to make its mark on the free market economy.
Mining in Mongolia: The New Black
Mongolia is land locked country squeezed between the Russian Federation to the north and China in the south and it almost just touches the border of Kazakhstan in the West. Since moving from a communist state to a democracy in the early 1990′s, Mongolia has been working to make its mark on the free market [...]
Powerscreen heads east into Mongolia
Powerscreen has reached agreement with its first Mongolian distributor, Wagner Asia Equipment LLC. Established in 1996, Wagner is a privately owned and operated company, one of the largest businesses in the country, and is the prominent supplier of equipment to the Mongolian mining industry. Mongolia has some of the largest mineral deposits in the world [...]
$3b railway to ship coal out of Mongolia
A South Korean consortium has signed a $3 billion preliminary deal to build a railway serving the world’s largest untapped coal mine in Mongolia. The consortium includes the state-run Korea Rail Network Authority and top builders such as Daewoo Engineering & Construction, Hyundai Engineering & Construction and Lotte Engineering & Construction.
Mongolia seeks Australian support for mining boom
At the forefront of a potential economic boom is a development of the massive gold and copper mine of Oyu Tolgoi, in the country’s south-east. Mongolia’s attempt to develop its vast mineral wealth of uranium, gold, coal and copper featured in discussions in Canberra today between Prime Minister Julia Gillard and her Mongolian counterpart, Sukhbaatar [...]
ANU, Mongolia agree to share knowledge
Mongolian prime minister Sukhbaatar Batbold has signed an agreement with the Australian National University (ANU) in a bid to enhance education in his home country. During his first visit to Australia, Mr Batbold has signed a memorandum of understanding with ANU vice-chancellor Ian Chubb. The agreement will allow the ANU to have access to resources [...]
Mongolia, Australia top 2010′s strongest currencies
The Australian dollar was the world’s best performing currency in 2010 – after Mongolia’s. The dollar, which was worth around 90 US cents this time last year, is now buying almost $US1.02 – a rise in value of around 13 per cent. But CommSec says the Mongolian tugrik has posted the biggest rise, climbing around [...]