Yamana Gold

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Yamana Gold Inc.
Traded asTSXYRI
IndustryGold Ores
Key people
Peter Marrone (CEO)
Number of employees
9,300 [1]

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 Canada, Brazil, Chile and Argentina.[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 the following operating mines Chapada, El Peñón, Canadian Malartic (50%), Jacobina, Gualcamayo, and Minera Florida, and the Cerro Moro mine which began operations in the second quarter of 2018.

The principal corporate members of Yamana Gold are:

  • Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Peter Marrone
  • Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Daniel Racine
  • Executive Vice President, Business Development, Greg McKnight
  • Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Jason LeBlanc

In December 2016 Yamana announced it had closed the spinout transaction of a portion of its Brazilian assets into Brio Gold.[3]

In 2017, Yamana produced 977,316 ounces of gold, 5.0 million ounces of silver and 127.3 million pounds of copper. The Company generated revenue of $1.8 billion and approximately $500 million in cash flow.

Mining operations[edit]

  • Canada
    • Canadian Malartic (50%)
  • Brazil
    • Chapada
    • Jacobina
  • Chile
    • El Penon
    • Minera Florida
  • Argentina
    • Cerro Moro
    • Gualcamayo

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Company Profile for Yamana Gold Inc (AUY)". Retrieved 2008-10-10.
  2. ^ "Yamana Gold Inc (YRI.TO)". Reuters. Retrieved January 1, 2014.
  3. ^ "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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