Kinross Gold Corp was incorporated in Canada on May 31, 1993. The Company is engaged in the mining and processing of gold with mines and projects in Brazil, Canada, Chile, Ghana, Mauritania, Russia and the United States. Its mining includes exploration and acquisition of gold bearing properties, the extraction and processing of gold-containing ore & reclamation of gold mining properties. The products of Company are gold and silver produced in the form of ore that is shipped to refineries for final processing. 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.