IAMGOLD Milestones

2012 In June, IAMGOLD acquires Trelawney Mining and Exploration Inc. resulting in ownership of Côté Gold Project. Work underway to convert a significant portion of inferred resources to indicated for year-end.
Commencement of pre-feasibility study at Côté Gold planned for before end of 2012.
Began construction on Essakane expansion in July 2012 with expected plant commissioning in Q1 2014.
Rosebel expansion construction progressing and on track.
Westwood development and construction on track for Q1 2013 plant start up. Shaft drilling targeted to reach 1,954 m by end of 2012.
Sadiola Sulphides Expansion project nearing final approval, with start-up planned for end of 2014.
Scoping study for REEs to be completed Q3 2012.
2011 Sale of minority interests in two mines in Ghana: Tarkwa and Damang.
Sale of interest in Botswana: Mupane.
Identification of inferred resource of rare earth elements (REEs) in Quebec: near IAMGOLD’s Niobec niobium mine.
Confirmed increase of 691% in measured and indicated niobium resources and Net Asset Value for Niobec Mine of $1.6 billion to $1.8 billion.
IAMGOLD receives PDAC’s 2011 Environmental and Social Responsibility Award.
2010 Essakane gold mine in Burkina Faso achieved commercial production effective July 16, 2010.
2009 Announce Business Combination with Orezone Resouces and acquire the Essakane Gold Project in Burkina Faso.
2006 IAMGOLD acquires Gallery Gold Limited and Cambior Inc. resulting in ownership of the Doyon Division Gold Mine in Québec, Canada, Rosebel Gold Mine in Suriname South America and the Mupane Gold Mine in Botswana, Africa.
2005 IAMGOLD listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
2003 IAMGOLD acquires Repadre Capital Corporation, including joint venture interests in Tarkwa and Damang Mines located in Ghana, Africa. Joseph F. Conway appointed President & CEO of IAMGOLD Corporation.
2002 IAMGOLD launched its Gold Money Policy, whereby the Company converted a significant portion of discretionary cash into bullion. At the end of March 2002, the Company held 30,369 ounces of gold. Commenced trading on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX).
2001 IAMGOLD begins trading on the America Stock Exchange in New York. Yatela Gold Mine commenced production.
2000 Development of the Yatela gold mine in Western Mali, Africa.
1997 IAMGOLD acquires Yatela gold deposit with joint venture partner, AngloGold Ashanti.
1996 IAMGOLD becomes a public company trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
First gold bar poured at Sadiola.
Begin exploration activities in South America, (Brazil, Ecuador & Argentina).
1994 IAMGOLD enters into a regional exploration joint venture with AngoldGold Ashanti spanning 6 countries in West Africa.
1992 IAMGOLD completed a joint venture with AngloGold Ashanti (then Anglo American) to design, build and operate the Sadiola Hill mine.
1991 Private Company created, International African Mining Gold Corporation (IAMGOLD) and the Sadiola Hill gold deposit was identified.
1990 Co-founders Mark Nathanson and William Pugliese secure the Sadiola exploration concession consisting of 13,000 square kilometers.
1988 Co-founder Mark Nathanson begins negotiations with the government of Mali to explore gold in the Kayes region of Western Mali, Africa.