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Kinross Announces End of Strike at Tasiast Mine

Monday, August 19, 2013

Kinross Announces End of Strike at Tasiast Mine

15:15 EDT Monday, August 19, 2013

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 19, 2013) - Kinross Gold Corporation (TSX:K) (NYSE:KGC) announced today that the strike by unionized employees at its Tasiast mine that began on August 8 has ended. Unionized employees began returning to work today.

The strike's impact on gold production at Tasiast has been minimal and is not expected to negatively impact the Company's 2013 regional West Africa guidance for production and production cost of sales, both of which remain unchanged.

About Kinross Gold Corporation

Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Brazil, Chile, Ghana, Mauritania, Russia and the United States, employing approximately 9,000 people worldwide. Kinross maintains listings on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbol:K) and the New York Stock Exchange (symbol:KGC).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Contact Information:
Kinross Gold Corporation - Media Contact
Louie Diaz
Manager, External Communications
416-369-6469
louie.diaz@kinross.com


Kinross Gold Corporation - Investor Relations Contact
Tom Elliott
Vice-President, Investor Relations
416-365-3390
tom.elliott@kinross.com

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