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|Stock:||Kinross Gold Corporation|
|Kinross Gold Corporation was initially created in May 1993 by the amalgamation of CMP Resources Ltd., Plexus Resources Corporation, and 1021105 Ontario Corp. In December 2000, the Company amalgamated with LT Acquisition Inc., in January 2005, it amalgamated with its wholly-owned subsidiary, TVX Gold Inc., and in January 2006, it amalgamated with its wholly-owned subsidiary, Echo Bay Mines Ltd. The Company is engaged in the mining and processing of gold and, as a by-product, silver ore and the exploration for, and the acquisition of, gold bearing properties in the Americas, the Russian Federation and worldwide. The products of company are gold and silver produced in the form of dore that is shipped to refineries for final processing. Kinross’ strategy is to increase shareholder value through increases in precious metal reserves, net asset value, production and long-term cash flow and earnings per share. The Company’s strategy also consists of optimizing the performance, and therefore, the value, of existing operations, investing in quality exploration and development projects and acquiring new potentially accretive properties and projects. Kinross’ operations and mineral reserves are impacted by changes in metal prices. The Company competes with numerous other companies and individuals in the search for and the acquisition of attractive precious metal mineral properties. Its exploration activities and mining and processing operations are subject to the federal, state, provincial, regional and local environmental laws and regulations in the jurisdictions in which its facilities are located.|
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