Kinross: Setting A Gold Standard For Mining Communications

A flexible IT strategy is helping Kinross Gold plan for the future of its diversified operations

Kinross Gold’s (Kinross) diverse portfolio of mines stretches from Africa to Russia. The senior gold mining company has embraced the challenge of developing its operations at remote locations across the globe where it has a strong track record of either meeting or exceeding production guidance targets for the past seven years, while regularly meeting or coming in under annual cost and capital expenditures guidance.

A key component to delivering on its goals is a flexible IT strategy capable of planning for the future of Kinross’ operations. Regional IT Projects Manger - Africa, Néstor Alemán Esteban has been working for the company for almost seven years. Alemán is based in the Canary Islands at the company’s Las Palmas program management office (PMO) for IT Projects in Africa where he oversees all projects; also taking responsibility for the financial control of the capital budgets of the IT department