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Yamana Gold Inc.
Headquarters Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Key people Peter Marrone
Industry Gold Ores
Employees 4,929[1]

Yamana Gold Inc. is a Toronto, Canada based producer of gold at various sites in South and Central America. The company began in 1980 as Yamana Resources Inc., changing to its present name in 2003.[2]

Yamana added several mining properties with the purchase of other gold companies in 2006, namely Desert Sun and RNC Gold. Further exploration and development is planned, including a goal of including significant levels of copper mining activity in 2007.

The principal corporate members as of 20 March 2006 were Chairman Victor H. Bradley (an American resident who is also President and CEO of Aura Gold Inc.) and CEO Peter Marrone (a Canadian resident).

Yamana acquired Meridian Gold and Northern Orion Resources in 2007 for $4.8 billion.[3]


Mining operations

  • Brazil
    • Brasileira
    • Chapada (production scheduled September 2006)
    • Jacobina (Desert Sun)
    • Fazenda Nova
    • São Francisco
  • Honduras
    • San Andres (RNC)
  • Nicaragua
    • La Libertad (RNC)
  • Panama
    • Cerro Quema (development site, RNC)

Yamana to Buy Viceroy Exploration for $515 Million in Stock


  1. ^ "Company Profile for Yamana Gold Inc (AUY)". Retrieved 2008-10-10.  
  2. ^ Trending 123: Gold Stock Sectors, including summary of Yamana Gold Inc.
  3. ^ Reuters: Yamana Gold profit falls short

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