Kirkland Lake Gold Inc.

November 09, 2011 02:00 ET

Kirkland Lake Gold Completes Final Payment on 4% Net Smelter Royalty



November 9, 2011

Kirkland Lake Gold Completes Final Payment on 4% Net Smelter Royalty

KIRKLAND LAKE, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 9, 2011) - Kirkland Lake Gold Inc. ('Kirkland Lake' or the
'Company') (TSX:KGI)(AIM:KGI), an operating and exploration gold mining company located in Ontario, Canada, is
pleased to announce it has now paid in full the $15 million net smelter royalty payable to Kinross Gold

Under the property purchase agreement, production from the Macassa Mine Complex was subject to a 4% net smelter
royalty, capped at $15 million, payable to its former owner, Kinross Gold Corporation. All of Kirkland Lake
Gold's royalty payment obligations to Kinross Gold have now been fulfilled.

About the Company

The Company purchased the Macassa Mine and the 1,450 ton per day mill along with four former producing gold
properties - Kirkland Lake, Teck-Hughes, Lake Shore and Wright Hargreaves - in December 2001. These properties,
which have historically produced approximately 22 million ounces of gold, extend over seven kilometres between
the Macassa Mine to the west and Wright Hargreaves to the east and, for the first time, are being developed and
explored under one owner. This camp is located in the Southern Abitibi Greenstone Belt of Kirkland Lake,
Ontario, Canada.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward Looking Statements

This Press Release may contain statements which constitute 'forward-looking, including statements regarding the
plans, intentions, beliefs and current expectations of the Company, its directors, or its officers with respect
to the future business activities and operating performance of the Company. The words "may", "would", "could",
"will", "intend", "plan", "anticipate", "believe", "estimate", "expect" and similar expressions, as they relate
to the Company, or its management, are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. Investors are
cautioned that any such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future business activities or
performance and involve risks and uncertainties, and that the Company's future business activities may differ
materially from those in the forward-looking statements as a result of various factors. Such risks,
uncertainties and factors are described in the periodic filings with the Canadian securities regulatory
authorities, including the Company's Annual Information Form and quarterly and annual Management's Discussion &
Analysis, which may be viewed on SEDAR at Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties
materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements prove incorrect, actual results
may vary materially from those described herein as intended, planned, anticipated, believed, estimated or
expected. Although the Company has attempted to identify important risks, uncertainties and factors which could
cause actual results to differ materially, there may be others that cause results not be as anticipated,
estimated or intended. The Company does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update these forward-
looking statements.



Kirkland Lake Gold Inc.
Brian Hinchcliffe
1 705 567 5208
1 705 568 6444 (FAX)


Kirkland Lake Gold Inc.
Lindsay Carpenter
Director of Investor Relations
1 416 840 7884
1 416 850 1617 (FAX)


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