TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 3, 2012) - Kinross Gold Corporation (TSX:K)(NYSE:KGC) will release its financial statements and operating results for the third quarter of 2012 on Wednesday, November 7, 2012, after market close. In connection with the release, Kinross will hold a conference call and audio webcast on Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 8 a.m. ET to discuss the results, followed by a question-and-answer session. To access the call, please dial:

Canada & US toll-free - 1-800-319-4610
Outside of Canada & US - 1-604-638-5340

Replay (available up to 14 days after the call):

Canada & US toll-free - 1-800-319-6413; Passcode - 3310 followed by #.
Outside of Canada & US - 1-604-638-9010; Passcode - 3310 followed by #.

You may also access the conference call on a listen-only basis via webcast at our website www.kinross.com. The audio webcast will be archived on our website at www.kinross.com.

About Kinross Gold Corporation

Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Brazil, Canada, Chile, Ecuador, Ghana, Mauritania, Russia and United States, employing approximately 8,000 people worldwide.

Kinross maintains listings on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:K) and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:KGC).

Contact Information:

Media Contact
Kinross Gold Corporation
Steve Mitchell
Vice-President, Corporate Communications
416-365-2726
steve.mitchell@kinross.com

Investor Relations Contact
Kinross Gold Corporation
Tom Elliott
Vice-President, Investor Relations
416-365-3390
tom.elliott@kinross.com