Archive for the ‘Mongolia’ Category

Russia’s Planned Power of Siberia 2 Gas Pipeline to China Hit by Construction Delay

Courtesy of The Financial Times, a report on Russia’s planned gas pipeline to China hit by construction delay Construction on the Kremlin’s long-planned mega-pipeline connecting Russia’s western gasfields with China is expected to be delayed, the prime minister of Mongolia has warned, in a blow to Moscow’s plans to secure a new market for the […]

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Mongolia on Brink of Mega Mining Deal with French Multinational

Via Energy Daily, a report that Mongolia is on the brink of mega uranium mining deal with a French multinational: Mongolia is close to reaching an agreement with French multinational nuclear company Orano to exploit a vast uranium mine, Prime Minister Luvsannamsrai Oyun-Erdene told AFP in Davos. French President Emmanuel Macron and his Mongolian counterpart […]

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Central Asia’s Rare Earths May Fuel Energy Transition

Via The Diplomat, a look at Central Asia and Mongolia’s rare earth potential: The COP28 climate summit in Dubai produced an agreement that aims to triple the use of renewable energy, double energy efficiency, and “speed up the transition to a cleaner and healthier economy” by 2030, so the world can meet its Paris Agreement goals […]

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The Mongolia-China-Russia Trilateral After the Belt and Road Forum

Via The Diplomat, a look at Mongolia’s, China’s, and Russia’s different, if convergent, goals for their trilateral cooperation, headlined by the Power of Siberia 2 mega-project: Beijing’s Belt and Road Forum (BRF) means business for neighbors Russia and Mongolia, both of which are always looking to boost economic activities with China. This year, the meeting […]

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Girl Power is Helping Shape Mongolia’s Digital Future

Via Nikkei Asia, a look at how a girls coding boot camp reveals Mongolia’s economic potential to diversify from mining: Tears flow down the cheeks of a teenage girl as she pulls her gaze away from the stage. “I’m happy, but we worked so hard,” she sobs softly. “I wish our project had won.” It […]

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Mongolia, France Strike $1.7B Uranium Mining Deal

Via Nikkei Asia, a report on a Mongolian mining deal: France and Mongolia have signed a 1.6 billion euro ($1.7 billion) deal that paves the way for the mining of uranium in the landlocked country, the chairman of French nuclear energy provider Orano told Nikkei Asia on Thursday. Under the framework agreement, Orano will operate […]

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