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August 18, 2016 Kinross Releases Corporate Responsibility Report
Contributed US$4.8 Billion to Host Countries Through Wages, Taxes and Procurement From 2014-2015; Achieved One of Best Safety Records in the Gold Industry Kinross Gold Corporation (TSX: K) (NYSE: KGC) today released its Corporate Responsibility Report , a comprehensive account of the Company's commitment to sustainable mining and transparency. The Report provides an in-depth review of Kinross' corporate responsibility strategy and performance in 2014 and 2015 and highlights key achievements in the areas of health and safety, education, economic benefit, community engagement and the environment. "Mining responsibly is integral to our business strategy and our approach to operational excellence," said J. Paul Rollinson , President and CEO. "The mining industry has a unique opportunity to make a positive and lasting contribution to the well-being of employees and host communities. At Kinross, we believe our long term strength is underpinned by our ability to transform that opportunity...
August 17, 2016 Kinross Announces Senior Management Changes
Company Appoints New Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technical Officer Kinross Gold Corporation (TSX: K) (NYSE: KGC) announced today that Warwick Morley-Jepson, Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer, has determined that he will be leaving the Company at year end to pursue new opportunities. Lauren Roberts , a 25-year veteran of the gold mining industry, has been appointed the new COO, effective January 1, 2017 . "Lauren has deep experience in all facets of mining operations and has proven to be a strong and accomplished leader in all the different roles he's had at Kinross," said J. Paul Rollinson, President and CEO. "I am confident that he will continue our strong and consistent operational performance and maintain our world-class safety record." Mr. Roberts has been with Kinross since 2004 and was most recently Senior Vice-President, Corporate Development. At Kinross, he has held increasingly senior roles, including the Senior Regional Vice-President for the...
July 27, 2016 Kinross Reports 2016 Second-Quarter Results
Adjusted Operating Cash Flow Increases by 16% and Attributable Margins by 14%; Maintained Strong Balance Sheet With Robust Cash Position of $968 Million Kinross Gold Corporation (TSX: K) (NYSE: KGC) today announced its results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2016 . (This news release contains forward-looking information about expected future events and financial and operating performance of the Company. We refer to the risks and assumptions set out in our Cautionary Statement on Forward-Looking Information located on page 17 of this release. All dollar amounts are expressed in U.S. dollars, unless otherwise noted.) 2016 second quarter highlights: Production 1 : 671,267 gold equivalent ounces (Au eq. oz.), compared with 660,898 Au eq. oz. in Q2 2015. Revenue: $876.4 million, compared with $755.2 million in Q2 2015. Production cost of sales 2 : $731 per Au eq. oz., compared with $724 in Q2 2015. All-in sustaining cost 2 : $988 per Au eq. oz. sold, compared with $1,011 in Q2 2015....
July 5, 2016 Kinross to Announce Q2 Financial Results on July 27, 2016
Kinross Gold (TSX: K) (NYSE: KGC) will release its financial statements and operating results for the second quarter 2016 on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 , after market close. A conference call and audio webcast will then be held on July 28, 2016 at 8 a.m. ET to discuss the results, followed by a question-and-answer session. The call-in numbers are as follows: Canada & US toll-free - 1-800-319-4610 Outside of Canada & US - 1-604-638-5340 Replay (available up to 14 days after the call): Canada & US toll-free - 1-800-319-6413; Passcode - 00585 followed by #. Outside of Canada & US - 1-604-638-9010; Passcode - 00585 followed by #. You may also access the conference call on a listen-only basis via webcast at www.kinross.com, where it will also be archived. About Kinross Gold Corporation Kinross is a Canadian-based senior gold mining company with mines and projects in the United States, Brazil, Russia, Mauritania, Chile and Ghana. Our focus is on delivering value based on the...
June 29, 2016 Kinross Nevada Tour Highlights Growth Potential at Bald Mountain and Round Mountain
In advance of an analyst tour of its Bald Mountain and Round Mountain mines in Nevada on June 29 and 30, Kinross Gold (TSX: K) (NYSE: KGC) provided an update on development plans and exploration activities at both operations. Highlights: Bald Mountain Kinross believes it can substantially increase the site's current mineral reserve estimate and extend estimated life of mine by developing two sets of deposits in the near-term. 2016 exploration budget increased by 50% to US$9 million , as promising results reaffirm Kinross' confidence in the site's significant upside potential. Round Mountain The Process Solution Management (PSM) heap leach program is expected to produce approximately 200,000 - 230,000 Au eq. oz. over life of mine at a low cost of $200 - $400 per Au eq. oz., which includes production cost of sales and capital expenditures. The completion of the Phase W expansion scoping study adds approximately 2.4 million Au oz. to the Company's estimated inferred mineral resource 1 ....
June 20, 2016 Kinross Temporarily Suspends Mining and Processing Operations at the Tasiast Mine
Kinross Gold (TSX: K) (NYSE: KGC) announced today that mining and processing operations at its Tasiast mine in Mauritania have been temporarily suspended. As a result of the Mauritanian Ministry of Labor's decision on June 17, 2016 to prohibit certain expatriate employees from working at site due to allegations of invalid work permits, the Company could not continue to fully operate the site in a safe and environmentally responsible manner. The Company has taken all steps necessary to ensure that its work permits are in good standing and valid under Mauritanian law and to comply with the requisite formalities including the filing of all requests and applications in accordance with the stipulated timeframes. The Company understands that a number of other institutions and companies in Mauritania are presently experiencing similar work permit issues with the Ministry of Labor . Discussions with the government of Mauritania to resolve the issue are ongoing. The Company does not expect...
June 13, 2016 Kinross Announces End of Strike at Tasiast Mine
Kinross Gold Corporation (TSX: K) (NYSE: KGC) announced that the strike by unionized employees at its Tasiast mine that began on May 24, 2016 has ended. Striking employees began returning to work on June 11, 2016 and negotiations with the staff delegates on a new collective labour agreement and other outstanding items are expected to re-commence within ten days. Employees retain the right to strike during negotiations subject to Mauritanian labour laws. The strike is not expected to impact the Company's annual regional guidance and did not affect development of the Tasiast Phase One expansion. About Kinross Gold Corporation Kinross is a Canadian-based senior gold mining company with mines and projects in the United States, Brazil, Russia, Mauritania, Chile and Ghana. Our focus is on delivering value based on the core principles of operational excellence, balance sheet strength, disciplined growth and responsible mining. Kinross maintains listings on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: K)...
May 24, 2016 Unionized Employees Strike at Tasiast Mine
 Following a strike notice by Tasiast unions previously announced on May 10, 2016 , unionized employees at Kinross Gold's Tasiast mine in Mauritania have today initiated strike action. The Company remains open to re-commencing negotiations on a new collective agreement and to resolve other outstanding items with union representatives. The Company does not expect the strike to affect development of the Tasiast Phase One expansion. About Kinross Gold Corporation Kinross is a Canadian-based senior gold mining company with mines and projects in the United States , Brazil , Russia , Mauritania , Chile and Ghana . Our focus is on delivering value based on the core principles of operational excellence, balance sheet strength, disciplined growth and responsible mining. Kinross maintains listings on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: K) and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: KGC) . Cautionary statement on forward-looking information All statements, other than statements of historical...
May 11, 2016 Kinross Announces Annual Shareholder Meeting Voting Results
Kinross Gold Corporation (TSX: K) (NYSE: KGC) announced the detailed voting results of the election of its Board of Directors, which took place at the Company's Annual Meeting of Shareholders today. The nine nominees listed in the Management Information Circular dated March 22, 2016 were elected as Directors of Kinross at the meeting. Voting results were as follows: Board of Directors elected           Nominee Votes for % for Votes withheld % withheld Ian Atkinson 724,564,506 98.22 13,119,177 1.78 John A. Brough 673,675,723 91.32 64,007,960 8.68 John M.H. Huxley 681,600,939 92.40 56,082,744 7.60 Ave G. Lethbridge 706,815,411 95.82 30,868,272 4.18 Catherine McLeod-Seltzer 688,263,888 93.30 49,419,795 6.70 John E. Oliver 679,469,119 92.11 58,214,564 7.89 Kelly J. Osborne 725,810,463 98.39 11,873,221 1.61 Una M. Power 725,782,032 98.39 11,901,652 1.61 J. Paul Rollinson 710, 397,737 96.30 27,285,946 3.70           Voting results at the...
May 10, 2016 Kinross Reports 2016 First Quarter Results
Production higher and cost of sales per ounce lower year-over-year On track to meet 2016 production and cost guidance Kinross Gold Corporation (TSX:K)(NYSE:KGC) today announced its results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2016 . (This news release contains forward-looking information about expected future events and financial and operating performance of the Company. We refer to the risks and assumptions set out in our Cautionary Statement on Forward-Looking Information located on page 18 of this release. All dollar amounts are expressed in U.S. dollars, unless otherwise noted.) 2016 first quarter highlights: Production 1 : 687,463 gold equivalent ounces (Au eq. oz.), compared with 629,360 Au eq. oz. in Q1 2015. Revenue: $782.6 million, compared with $781.4 million in Q1 2015. Production cost of sales(2): $694 per Au eq. oz., compared with $709 in Q1 2015. All-in sustaining cost 2 : $963 per Au eq. oz. sold, compared with $964 in Q1 2015. All-in sustaining cost per gold ounce (Au...
April 18, 2016 Kinross to Announce Q1 Financial Results on May 10, 2016
Kinross Gold Corporation (TSX: K)   (NYSE: KGC) plans to release its financial statements and operating results for the first quarter 2016 on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 , after market close. On Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 7:45 a.m. ET Kinross will hold a conference call and audio webcast to discuss the results, followed by a question-and-answer session. The call-in numbers are as follows: Canada & US toll-free - 1-800-319-4610 Outside of Canada & US - 1-604-638-5340 Replay (available up to 14 days after the call): Canada & US toll-free - 1-800-319-6413; Passcode - 00432 followed by #. Outside of Canada & US - 1-604-638-9010; Passcode - 00432 followed by #. You may also access the conference call on a listen-only basis via webcast at our website www.kinross.com . The audio webcast will be archived on www.kinross.com . Kinross' Annual Shareholders Meeting will also be held on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. ET at the Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front Street West,...
March 30, 2016 Kinross Files Updated Technical Report for Tasiast
Download Technical Report 2015 Annual Information Form and Form 40-F Now Available Kinross Gold Corporation (TSX: K) (NYSE: KGC) today filed an updated technical report for its Tasiast mine in Mauritania. The technical report incorporates updates with respect to the current Tasiast operation and provides comprehensive details from studies on a two-phased Tasiast expansion and a resulting updated mineral resource and mineral reserve estimate. The two-phased expansion scenario contemplates operations based on an ultimate processing capacity of 30,000 tonnes per day consisting of a new SAG mill, new gyratory crusher and three leach tanks, a new larger ball mill to replace two current ball mills, adding incremental power generation and additional leaching and thickening capacity, upgrading the water supply infrastructure and expanding the mine fleet. The technical report has been prepared pursuant to Canadian Securities Administrator's National Instrument 43-101, and may be found at...
March 30, 2016 Kinross to Proceed With Phase One of Tasiast Expansion
Download Technical Report Phase One expansion video Annual Production Expected to Increase by 87% and Reduce Production Cost of Sales per Ounce by 48% Phase Two Prefeasibility Details Released, Opportunity to Further Increase Production and Lower Costs   (This news release contains forward-looking information about expected future events and financial and operating performance of the Company. We refer to the risks and assumptions set out in our Cautionary Statement on Forward-Looking Information located on page seven of this news release. All dollar amounts are expressed in U.S. dollars, unless otherwise noted.) Kinross Gold Corporation (TSX: K) (NYSE: KGC) is pleased to announce that it is proceeding with the Phase One expansion of its Tasiast mine in Mauritania . Phase One is expected to increase mill throughput capacity from the current 8,000 tonnes per day (t/d) to 12,000 t/d, while significantly reducing Tasiast's operating costs and increasing production. Preparations for...
March 23, 2016 Kinross to Announce Details of Tasiast Two-Phased Expansion Studies on March 30, 2016
Kinross Gold Corporation (TSX: K)   (NYSE: KGC) will release the results of the Tasiast Phase One feasibility study and Phase Two pre-feasibility study on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 , before market open. Kinross will also file an updated NI 43-101 Technical Report for Tasiast at this time. Kinross' management team will host a presentation and question and answer session at 1 p.m. ET to discuss details of the studies. The presentation will be accessible via audio webcast on our website at www.kinross.com, where it will also be archived. About Kinross Gold Corporation Kinross is a Canadian-based senior gold mining company with mines and projects in the United States, Brazil, Chile, Ghana, Mauritania, and Russia. Kinross maintains listings on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: K) and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: KGC). Media Contact
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March 21, 2016 Kinross Responds to Recent SMA Notification Regarding the Maricunga Mine
On March 18, 2016, Compañía Minera Maricunga ("CMM"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kinross Gold Corporation (TSX: K) (NYSE: KGC), was notified by Chile's environmental regulatory authority (the "SMA") of a resolution commencing a legal process that will seek to require CMM to close the Maricunga mine's water pumping wells located in the Pantanillo area of Region III. In response, Kinross wishes to make the following statement: Kinross is committed to responsible environmental management. CMM has taken numerous measures and performed various studies over the years to understand the causes of the current situation and mitigate, as appropriate and permitted, any impacts of its water use. Kinross wishes to also underscore that the Atacama Region has suffered from a protracted drought for many years, resulting in a drop in groundwater levels across the region that is unrelated to CMM's operations. CMM only recently received the resolution and will review it thoroughly with its...
March 16, 2016 Kinross Announces Exercise of Over-Allotment Option
  Kinross Gold Corporation (TSX: K) (NYSE: KGC) announced today that the syndicate of underwriters for the Company's previously completed bought deal public offering of 83,400,000 common shares of Kinross have elected to exercise their option in full to purchase an additional 12,510,000 common shares at a price of US$3.00 per common share. The sale of the additional common shares is expected to be completed on March 18, 2016 and will increase the gross proceeds by an additional US$37,530,000 , resulting in total gross proceeds from the offering of US$287,730,000 . The offering was made through a syndicate of underwriters co-led by TD Securities Inc. and Scotiabank. The shares described above were offered by the Company pursuant to the Company's effective shelf registration statement on Form F-10 filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ( SEC ) and its corresponding Canadian base shelf prospectus filed with the securities regulatory authorities in each of the...
March 4, 2016 Kinross Completes US$250 Million Bought Deal Financing
 Kinross Gold Corporation (TSX: K)   (NYSE: KGC) announced today that it has completed its previously announced bought deal public offering of 83,400,000 common shares of Kinross at a price of US$3.00 per common share for gross proceeds of approximately US$250 million . The shares were sold on a bought-deal basis through a syndicate of underwriters led by TD Securities Inc. and Scotiabank. The Company has granted the underwriters an option, exercisable at the offering price for a period of 30 days following the closing of the offering, to purchase up to an additional 15% of the offering to cover over-allotments, if any. The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to strengthen its balance sheet and improve the long-term liquidity position of the Company by using approximately US$175 million of the net proceeds to repay the credit facilities that were utilized to purchase assets from Barrick Gold Corporation. The remainder of the proceeds will be used to repay...
February 24, 2016 Kinross Announces US$250 Million Bought Deal Financing
Kinross Gold Corporation (TSX:K)(NYSE:KGC) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with a syndicate of underwriters led by TD Securities Inc. and Scotiabank for a bought deal public equity offering of 83,400,000 common shares of Kinross at a price of US$3.00 per common share for gross proceeds of approximately US$250 million . The Company has granted the underwriters an option, exercisable at the offering price for a period of 30 days following the closing of the offering, to purchase up to an additional 15% of the offering to cover over-allotments, if any. The offering is expected to close on or about March 4, 2016 and is subject to certain conditions including, but not limited to, the receipt of all necessary approvals including the approval of the Toronto Stock Exchange, the New York Stock Exchange and the securities regulatory authorities. The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to strengthen its balance sheet and improve the long-term liquidity...
February 10, 2016 Kinross Reports 2015 Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Results
Full-Year 2015 Production at High End of Guidance Range and Costs at Low End; Company Forecasts Record Production and Lower All-In Sustaining Cost in 2016  Kinross Gold Corporation (TSX: K)   (NYSE: KGC) today announced its results for the fourth-quarter and year-end December 31, 2015 . (This news release contains forward-looking information about expected future events and financial and operating performance of the Company. We refer to the risks and assumptions set out in our Cautionary Statement on Forward-Looking Information located on page 31 of this release. All dollar amounts are expressed in U.S. dollars, unless otherwise noted.) 2015 fourth-quarter highlights:  Production 1: 623,716 gold equivalent ounces (Au eq. oz.), compared with 672,051 ounces in Q4 2014. Revenue: $706.2 million, compared with $791.3 million in Q4 2014. Production cost of sales 2 : $688 per Au eq. oz., compared with $714 in Q4 2014. All-in sustaining cost 2 : $991 per Au eq. oz. sold,...
January 11, 2016 Kinross Completes Acquisition of Strategic Nevada Assets
Kinross Gold Corporation (TSX: K)   (NYSE: KGC) is pleased to announce that it has completed its acquisition of 100% of the Bald Mountain gold mine, which includes a large associated land package, and 50% of the Round Mountain gold mine in Nevada from Barrick Gold Corporation for $610 million in cash 1 under the previously announced definitive asset purchase agreement.  "The addition of these quality assets adds to our production profile, delivers free cash flow and is expected to lower costs while preserving our balance sheet strength," said J. Paul Rollinson, Kinross President and Chief Executive Officer. "The acquisition expands our existing portfolio in Nevada, one of the best mining jurisdictions in the world, and provides clear upside potential."  The Bald Mountain property encompasses a 600 km 2 prospective land package along the southern extension of the Carlin trend, the most prolific gold producing region in the United States . Kinross will leverage Barrick's...
January 7, 2016 Kinross to Announce 2015 Q4/Full-Year Results and 2016 Guidance on February 10, 2016
Company Provides 2016 Quarterly Reporting Schedule Kinross Gold Corporation (TSX: K)   (NYSE: KGC) will release its fourth quarter and 2015 full-year financial statements and operating results on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 , after market close. The 2015 Q4 and full-year release will also include the Company's full-year guidance for 2016 and its mineral reserve and mineral resource statement as of December 31, 2015 . Kinross will hold a conference call and audio webcast on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 8 a.m. ET to discuss the results, followed by a question-and-answer session. Kinross' quarterly reporting schedule for the remainder of 2016 will be as follows: Q1 2016 - Tuesday, May 10, 2016 ; financial statements and operating results will be released after market close. A conference call and audio webcast will be held on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 7:45 a.m. ET . Annual Meeting of Shareholders - Wednesday, May 11, 2016 ; the meeting will be held at 10 a.m. ET at the Glenn...
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