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Kinross performs well, mitigates COVID-19 impacts

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In its first quarter of 2021 Kinross (TSX:K, NYSE:KGC) announced that it delivered a 51% year-over-year increase in adjusted net earnings, with margins increasing 25% to $1,031 per ounce sold, once again outpacing the increase in the average realized gold price.

The quarterly announcement was released May 11.

"Our diversified portfolio of mines performed well to start the year, as we continued to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 across all our operations and projects," said J. Paul Rollinson, President and CEO of Kinross. "Our three largest producing mines – Paracatu, Kupol and Tasiast – delivered our lowest costs for the quarter, with Paracatu and Tasiast achieving record quarterly throughput. Development at our Tasiast 24k and La Coipa projects advanced well and both projects remain on schedule. Our studies at Udinsk, Manh Choh and Lobo-Marte are all proceeding as planned."

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