Kinross Files Updated Technical Reports for Tasiast and Paracatu

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 31, 2014) – Kinross Gold Corporation (TSX:K) (NYSE:KGC) today filed an updated technical report for its Tasiast mine in Mauritania. The technical report incorporates updates with respect to the current Tasiast operations as well as comprehensive detailed supplemental disclosure regarding the recently announced feasibility study results for a Tasiast expansion and a resulting updated mineral resource and mineral reserve estimate. The current operations at Tasiast described in the technical report include the existing mine and processing facilities, including a carbon-in-leach CIL plant, dump leach facility, and Adsorption, Desorption and Refining (ADR) plant. The Tasiast expansion scenario contemplates operations based on a processing capacity of 38,000 tonnes per day consisting of a new CIL plant with a primary crusher and SAG mill, and dump leach facilities eventually being phased out but remaining available for lower grade ore if it becomes economically viable.