The latest geopolitical bump in the road facing the resources industry

Gavin Wendt
Gavin Wendt MineLife

The latest geopolitical bump in the road facing the resources industry. Rio says it will have to cut up to 1,700 jobs in its Mongolian operation, after a more than $5bn underground expansion of the giant Oyu Tolgoi copper mine was suspended. The delay marks the latest hurdle for Rio at one of its biggest projects - and one of the world's largest untapped copper deposits.

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