Yamana Gold

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Yamana Gold Inc.
Traded as TSXYRI
S&P/TSX 60 component
Industry Gold Ores
Headquarters Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Key people
Peter Marrone (CEO)
Number of employees
9,300 [1]
Website www.yamana.com

Yamana Gold Inc. is a Canadian-based gold producer that began operations in 2003 with significant gold production, gold development stage properties, exploration properties, and land positions in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Mexico and Colombia.[2]

Yamana added several mining properties with the purchase of other gold companies in 2005, 2006 and 2007, namely Viceroy, Desert Sun, RNC Gold, Northern Orion and Meridian Gold. The company’s portfolio includes: (i) seven operating gold mines, namely Chapada, El Peñón, Jacobina, Gualcamayo, Minera Florida, Fazenda Brasileiro and a 12.5% indirect interest in the Alumbrera mine, and (ii) various advanced and near development stage projects and exploration properties in Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Mexico and Colombia.

The principal corporate members of Yamana Gold are:

  • Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Peter Marrone[2][3]
  • President and Chief Operating Officer, Ludovico Costa[2]
  • Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Finance, Charles B. Main[2]

In December 2016 Yamana announced it had closed the spinout transaction of a portion of its Brazilian assets into Brio Gold.[4]

Mining operations[edit]

  • Brazil
    • Fazenda Brasileiro
    • Chapada
    • Jacobina
    • C1 Santaluz
    • Pilar de Goiás
  • Chile
    • El Penon
    • Minera Florida
  • Argentina
    • Gualcamayo
    • Alumbrera (12.5% indirect interest)
    • Cerro Moro (Construction)
  • Canada
    • Canadian Malartic (50%)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Company Profile for Yamana Gold Inc (AUY)". Retrieved 2008-10-10. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Yamana Gold Inc (YRI.TO)". Reuters. Retrieved January 1, 2014. 
  3. ^ http://www.yamana.com/Company/Management/PeterMarrone/default.aspx
  4. ^ "Yamana Gold Closes Brio Gold Purchase Rights Offering; Brio to Begin Trading on TSX". Junior Mining Network. Retrieved December 23, 2016. 

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