Tasiast Gold Mine
|Year of acquisition||2010|
The Tasiast Gold Mine began production in 2008, and Kinross Gold purchased it as part of a $7.1-billion takeover of Red Back Mining in 2010. Following the purchase, Kinross began an expansion of the mine, which is scheduled to finish in 2014, increasing production from 56,000 ounces per year (as of 2010) to 1.5 million.  As of August 2010[update] the expansion project is expected to be $1 billion over budget. Kinross plans to build training facilities in the area, including a School of Mines.
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- Tasiast mine (MRT-00477) Secretariat of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States website
- Kinross Gold website