Kinross Gold Corporation (Kinross) is a Canada-based gold mining company. The Company is engaged in gold mining and related activities, including exploration and acquisition of gold-bearing properties, the extraction and processing of gold-containing ore, and reclamation of gold mining properties. Kinross also produces and sells silver. Kinross� gold production and exploration activities are carried out in Canada, the United States, the Russian Federation, Brazil, Ecuador, Chile, Ghana and Mauritania. The Company�s gold is produced in the form of dore, which is shipped to refineries for final processing. Kinross also produces and sells silver. The Company�s operating segments include Fort Knox, Round Mountain, Kettle River-Buckhorn, Kupol, Paracatu, Maricunga, Tasiast and Chirano.