Mining Companies

Below is a listing of the non-Mongolian mining companies active in Mongolia that we’re aware of. Note that this list has a giant blindspot when it comes to Asian investments in the Mongolian mining sector, especially the many small-to-medium scale investments form China.


Aspire Mining (AUS)

Banpu (THAI)

Mongolia Energy Corporation (HK)

Mongolian Mining Corporation (HK)

Nova Resources Ltd (SG)

Operta BBM (DE)

Prophecy Coal (CDN)

South Gobi Resources (CDN)

Talon Energy (AUS) [Coal-bed Methane]

Terra Energy (AUS)

Tian Poh Resources (SG)

Viking Mines (AUS)


Canrim Resources (SG)

Rio Tinto (UK/AUS) [also Gold]

Turquoise Hill Resources (CDN) [also Gold, Coal; formerly Ivanhoe Mines]


Altan Rio Minerals (CDN)

Bayan Airag (AUS)

Entrée Gold (CDN) [also Copper]

Erdene Resource Development (CDN)  [also Molybdenum]

Kincora Copper (CDN) [also Copper]

Meritus Minerals (CDN)

Naranmadal (AUS)

Steppe Gold (CDN)

Xanadu Mines (AUS) [also Copper and Coal]


FeOre (HK)

Haranga Resources (AUS)

Mongolian Resource Corporation (AUS)


Ion Energy (CDN)

Nova Mining Corp (USA)


Elixir Petroleum (AUS)

Manas Petroleum (SUI)

Wolf Petroleum (AUS)

Rare Earths

Blackridge Mining (AUS)


Northern Lights Resources (CDN)


Eumeralla Resources (AUS)

SS Mongolia (MGL)


Orano (FR) [former Areva]

East Asia Minerals (CDN)

Denison Mines (CDN)

Khan Resources (CDN)

Mongolia Forward (USA)

Solomon Resources (CDN)

Uranium Industry (CZ)

If you see an erroneous listing here or know of more non-Mongolian mining operations, please send us a note (julian|dot|dierkes|at|ubc|dot|ca).