Key performance indicators for the third quarter ended 30 September 2011

• Profit for the period, after Tongon adjustment, increased by 29% on previous quarter
• Group production maintained despite weather challenges at Loulo and Gounkoto
• Cash costs reduced and profit from mining increased by more than 50% at Loulo complex
• Loulo underground improving performance trend continues
• Ore haulage operation from Gounkoto to Loulo enhanced by arrival of fleet of 50t Volvo trucks
• Hard rock crushing circuit commissioned at Tongon and mine officially opened by President of Côte d’Ivoire
• All significant long lead items and permitting for Kibali in place; on track for Q4 2013 commissioning
• Advanced grade control drilling started at Kibali
• Annual review of greenfields exploration highlights significant potential for upcoming season

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