Kinross Gold Corp. engages in the production, acquisition, exploration, and development of gold properties. Its mining operations are in the United States, the Russian Federation, Brazil, Chile, Ghana, and Mauritania. The firm operates through the following business segments: Fort Knox, Round Mountain, Bald Mountain, Kupol, Paracatu, Tasiast, Chirano, and Corporate & Other. The Kupol segment consists of the Kupol and Dvoinoye mines. The Corporate & Other segment includes corporate, shutdown, and other non-operating assets and non-mining, and other operations. The company was founded by Robert MacKay Buchan on May 31, 1993 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.