Yamana Gold Inc.

Yamana Gold Inc.

July 16, 2008 17:04 ET

Yamana Gold Declares July 2008 Dividend

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 16, 2008) - YAMANA GOLD INC. (TSX:YRI)(NYSE:AUY)(LSE:YAU) today announced its July 2008 monthly dividend of US$0.01 per share. Shareholders of record at the close of business on Thursday, July 31, 2008 will be entitled to receive payment of this dividend on Thursday, August 14, 2008. The dividend is an "eligible dividend" for Canadian tax purposes.

About Yamana

Yamana is a Canadian gold producer with significant gold production, gold development stage properties, exploration properties, and land positions in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Central America and the United States. Yamana is producing gold at intermediate company production levels in addition to significant copper and silver production. The Company plans to continue to build on this base through existing operating mine expansions and throughput increases, the advancement of its exploration properties and by targeting other gold consolidation opportunities in Brazil, Argentina and elsewhere in the Americas.

Contact Information

  • Yamana Gold Inc.
    Letitia Wong
    Director, Investor Relations
    (416) 815-0220
    Email: investor@yamana.com