Uzbekistan: Rio Tinto suspends the search for copper.

The mining company Rio Tinto Ltd has suspended geologic exploration work for copper in Uzbekistan due to unfavorable world prices for non-ferrous metals, the State Committee on Geology and Mineral Resources (Goskomgeo) of Uzbekistan reported RIA Novosti.

Project of geologic exploration work with Rio Tinto was not included into the state investment program in 2016.

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