TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 2, 2012) - YAMANA GOLD INC. (TSX:YRI)(NYSE:AUY)(LSE:YAU) today announced that its third quarter 2012 results will be released after market close on October 29, 2012 followed by a conference call and webcast on October 30, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. ET.

Q3 Conference Call Information:

Toll Free North America: 1-877-240-9772
Toronto Local and International: 416-340-8527

Q3 Conference Call REPLAY:

Toll Free Replay Call North America: 1-800-408-3053 Passcode 7013479
Toronto Local and International: 905-694-9451 Passcode 7013479

The conference call replay will be available from 2:00 p.m. ET on October 30, 2012 until 11:59 p.m. ET on November 13, 2012.

Via Webcast

Live Video and Audio webcast:

About Yamana

Yamana is a Canadian-based gold producer with significant gold production, gold development stage properties, exploration properties, and land positions in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Mexico and Colombia. Yamana plans to continue to build on this base through existing operating mine expansions, throughput increases, development of new mines, advancement of its exploration properties and by targeting other gold consolidation opportunities with a primary focus in the Americas.

Contact Information:

Yamana Gold Inc.
Lisa Doddridge
Vice President, Corporate Communications and
Investor Relations
416-945-7362 or 1-888-809-0925