Turquoise Hill Resources
Headquarters in Canada
Prior to August 2012, Turquoise Hill Resources was known as Ivanhoe Mines. Please see the Ivanhoe Mines section for items prior to August 2012.
Rio Tinto is a major stakeholder of Turquoise Hill Resources.
Author: Aung Hla Tun, Reuters
The Monywa copper mine in Myanmar...should symbolize all the opportunities of a resource-rich country emerging from nearly half a century of military misrule. Instead, as thousands of villagers protest against the mine in a rare standoff with...
- Related stories: Burma: Thousands of villagers protest against Monywa mine claiming unlawful seizure of land
- Related in-depth areas: Latest news on conflict & peace Monywa copper mine protests - Burma, Sept 2012
- Related companies: NORINCO (China North Industries) Rio Tinto Turquoise Hill Resources Union of Myanmar Economic Holdings (UMEHL) Wanbao Mining
[PDF] Comment of EarthRights International on the Paperwork Reduction Act Review for Proposed Reporting Requirements on Responsible Investment in Burma
Author: EarthRights International
This comment focuses on two of the central questions in the PRA review process: 1) the necessity of the proposed information collection for agency operations, and 2) ideas to improve the quality and clarity of the information collected. The...
- Related stories: Conflict Risk Network, US investors & asset managers support US reporting requirements on responsible investment in Burma
- Related in-depth areas: Latest Legal News Latest news on conflict & peace Myanmar
- Related companies: Turquoise Hill Resources
Author: Mizzima News
Suu Kyi responded to a question about the controversial Monywa-Latpadaung copper mining project:...“Before implementing government projects we need a process of transparency. But also, if we unilaterally break off ongoing projects [with foreign firms]...
Author: Ed O’Keefe, Director at Synergy Global Consulting in Financial Times
… [A]t the annual Africa Mining Indaba in Cape Town…[t]his year…the debate was as much about people and politics as it was about mining. The agenda has clearly changed. At previous Indabas…[d]iscussions on the social outcomes of mining, the resource...
Author: Erika Kinetz & Matthew Pennington, Associated Press
The Obama administration didn't add anyone to the U.S. government's Myanmar sanctions list over 3½ years, despite recommendations from the U.S. Embassy in Yangon to blacklist hundreds of top officials and their business cronies, as well as military...
So. Africa: Community organisation appeals against Platreef's mining right, citing food security and livelihood concerns
Author: Lawyers for Human Rights
“Press statement: Community organisation appeals against Platreef Resources’ mining right”, 8 Jul 2014: Lawyers for Human Rights, on behalf of the Mokopane Interested and Affected Communities Committee (MIACC), has lodged an appeal against the...
Myanmar: Foreign mining companies colluding in serious abuses & illegality in Monywa mine complex, says Amnesty report
Commentary: Canadian Govt.'s enhanced corporate social responsibility strategy requires details for implementation
Author: Josh Scheinert, OpenCanada
"Between Rock and Responsibility," 3 Jun 2016...
Mongolia: Herders win landmark agreement concerning mine that threatened their livelihood, health, & culture
Author: Sophie Edwards, Devex
"How a group of Mongolian herders took on a mining giant — and won", 9 August 2017...