Kinross Gold Corp. is primarily involved in the exploration and operation of gold mines and also is a leading gold mining company globally. The company's operations are located in three core regions: the Americas and West Africa. It holds major assets in Canada, the United States and Russia, and is primarily involved in the exploration and operation of gold mines. Kinross also produces and sells silver. It runs several mines, including Fort Knox, Round Mountain and Kettle River-Buckhorn in the United States, Dvoinoye and Kupol in Russia, Maricunga in Chile, and Paracatu in Brazil. The company's development projects include La Coipa in Chile and Tasiast in Mauritania. Kinross acquired subsidiary, Kinross Brasil Mineracao and hydroelectric power plants (Barra dos Coqueiros and Cacu) located in Brazil from a subsidiary of Gerdau SA. Moreover, strategic investment in core asset will further enhance and strengthen Paracatu, which is a cornerstone asset in the company's portfolio.