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SECOND QUARTER 2022 PRODUCTION RESULTS

2d Quarter 2022 Initial Manufacturing
GEO (1) Manufacturing 260,960
Gold Manufacturing (ounces.) 232,542
Silver Manufacturing (ounces.) 2,356,853

Operational Replace

  • 12 months thus far working effects very easily place the Corporate to succeed in each its annual manufacturing and price steering. The sturdy yr thus far gold identical manufacturing has exceeded finances regardless of the gold to silver ratio being close to an all-time excessive and considerably above the Corporate’s finances assumption for that ratio.
  • Canadian Malartic produced 87,186 oz of gold (50% foundation) all over the second one quarter, forward of plan. Allowing on the Odyssey mission stays on time table whilst development is on the right track and on finances with first manufacturing from Odyssey South anticipated within the first quarter of 2023.
  • Jacobina had an outstanding 2nd quarter and delivered file quarterly manufacturing of 49,662 oz of gold. Underground mine building paintings is in step with the mine plan at 1,500 metres monthly to achieve get admission to to new mining panels. At the side of the upper ore tonnes mined, the mine building supplies further flexibility during the build-up of ore stockpiles supporting the upper throughput of the Segment 2 growth. Manufacturing for 2022 is predicted to extend for the 9th consecutive yr, a development this is anticipated to proceed within the coming years, because of the phased growth technique and the exploration methods geared toward producing vital price from the exceptional geological upside of the valuables.
  • El Peñón produced 54,068 GEO (1) , constituted of 46,627 oz of gold and 619,981 oz of silver all over the quarter, with June manufacturing of nineteen,077 GEO (1) benefitting from get admission to to the Chiquilla Chica zone which entered into manufacturing in the beginning of the month. Optimized mining sequencing, bringing ahead zones with the next gold to silver ratio within the first half of of the yr, has put El Peñón in a very good place to succeed in complete yr GEO (1) manufacturing steering.
  • Minera Florida produced 18,138 oz of gold all over the quarter and stays on the right track to satisfy annual manufacturing steering.
  • Cerro Moro delivered outstanding effects, generating 51,906 GEO (1) constituted of 30,929 oz of gold and 1,736,872 oz of silver. Manufacturing on the mine continues to have the benefit of the hole of extra mining faces and the ensuing build up in mill feed coming from higher-grade underground ore, in addition to stepped forward recoveries. Manufacturing for the primary half of of 2022 marks the easiest half-yearly manufacturing since 2019.
Mine-by-Mine 2d Quarter 2022 Initial Manufacturing
Gold (ounces.)
El Peñón 46,627
Canadian Malartic (50%) 87,186
Jacobina 49,662
Cerro Moro 30,929
Minera Florida 18,138
Overall Yamana 232,542
Silver (ounces.)
El Peñón 619,981
Cerro Moro 1,736,872
Overall Yamana 2,356,853
GEO (1) Manufacturing 260,960

Jacobina Segment 2 Commissioning and Phased Growth Replace

The Segment 2 growth at Jacobina persevered to effectively ramp-up all over the quarter, with the mine reaching a sustained throughput charge of over 8,400 tpd in June. Yamana expects the throughput goal of 8,500 tpd to be accomplished in July, organising Jacobina’s sustainable manufacturing profile at 230,000 oz of gold in keeping with yr.

The Corporate’s phased growth technique at Jacobina is easily complex and the Corporate anticipates that the low cost operation could have a strategic mine existence exceeding a minimum of twenty years, taking mineral reserves and high-conviction mineral assets into account. With the Segment 2 growth delivered forward of time table, the Corporate is now pursuing the Segment 3 growth to ten,000 tpd thru persevered incremental debottlenecking. With the allow to enlarge to ten,000 tpd already in hand, Segment 3 is predicted to extend gold manufacturing to roughly 270,000 oz in keeping with yr via 2025 with a modest incremental capital expenditure of $20 million to $30 million.

A complete plan for the Segment 4 growth, which envisages throughput of as much as 15,000 tpd and gold manufacturing in way over 350,000 oz in keeping with yr, may be smartly underway as is the analysis of additional strategic choices associated with Jacobina and the numerous exploration attainable this is provide alongside the prolific Jacobina Greenstone Belt, which hosts the mine. Jacobina is a posh of underground mines with a not unusual plant and now, along with native exploration, from which the Corporate has been a success at new discoveries and growing more moderen mines within the advanced, the Corporate is advancing a broader regional exploration effort first of all north of the present mine advanced even if extra widely throughout a greater than 110 kilometre greenstone belt north of Jacobina with similar geology.

Board Licensed Wasamac Bulk Pattern Program

The Corporate continues to advance arrangements for its board-approved bulk pattern program at its wholly-owned Wasamac mission within the Abitibi-Témiscamingue Area of Québec, Canada. The initiative would permit development to start at the ramp, enabling previous get admission to to the deposit to extend the extent of self belief in metallurgical and geotechnical variables and optimize the processing float sheet and mining collection. Building of floor amenities to give a boost to the ramp building job and related environmental necessities would even be complex.

With a excessive degree of continuity and common geometry, blended with a slightly easy structural environment and moderate mineralized widths of 13 metres, Wasamac is easily located for high-production and low cost underground mining strategies given the mission’s low degree of geological possibility and beneficial geological surroundings. Infill drilling effects since mid-2021 verify or exceed anticipated grades and widths. In a similar fashion, the metallurgical and geomechanical assumptions used within the feasibility find out about are in line with rigorous lab trying out from drill hollow samples. Bulk sampling and industrial-scale assessments will construct on those effects, enabling building of production-ready fashions for the grade, restoration, and geotechnical sides of the mission, to give a boost to the primary 3 years of manufacturing.

Moreover, the majority pattern program will permit the Corporate to seize alternatives to optimize the processing efficiency via trying out a couple of flowsheet choices and make sure stope steadiness parameters to optimize stope dimensions, backfilling technique and mining collection whilst contributing to making sure a secure operating surroundings. The sped up building of the ramp may even identify drilling platforms to accomplish each delineation and exploration drilling at Wasamac major zones, Wildcat and attainable new zones from underground.

Preparation of the documentation for the majority pattern allows is underway and scheduled for submission within the 3rd quarter of 2022, with the approval procedure anticipated to take not up to 6 months. Allow approvals are anticipated in early 2023 and ramp building may just start in spring 2023. Whilst the allow software is in growth, make a choice web page works, together with development of an get admission to highway, a short lived 25 kV energy line and transient constructions is scheduled to start in the second one half of of 2022.

The majority pattern is not going to require further prices above what was once incorporated within the feasibility find out about, quite a fragment of the prices will likely be introduced ahead in time reasonably. A modest capital expenditure of roughly $7 million is deliberate for the second one half of of 2022, in preparation for building to start within the first half of of 2023.

Wasamac Strategic Lifestyles-of-Mine (LOM) Plan Highlighting Doable Upside Optionality

All through the second one quarter, the Corporate finished an replace of the Wasamac strategic LOM plan, construction at the 2021 feasibility find out about and incorporating the result of a number of value-adding research that had been complex right through the primary half of of 2022. The strategic plan demonstrates an stepped forward gold manufacturing profile in comparison to the feasibility find out about, whilst proceeding to ascertain Wasamac as a contemporary, low cost, accountable underground mine.

Extension of the processing plant web page thru land acquisition and further geotechnical drilling have allowed optimization of the underground mine design and processing plant format. The revised format avoids environmentally delicate spaces, improves the plant configuration, and offers further house for ore stockpiling, whilst proceeding to attenuate affects to the encircling assets holders. The use of the revised mine designs, the mining collection has been optimized to extend feed grades within the first two years, leading to a sooner manufacturing ramp-up to 200,000 oz in 2027 and as much as 250,000 oz in 2028.

Moreover, the continuing mine design and collection optimizations may just place the Wasamac mine with the choice for a long run incremental growth from 7,000 tpd to 9,000 tpd in yr 3 of operations, to increase the gold manufacturing profile of 250,000 oz in keeping with yr till a minimum of 2030. The result of a comminution trade-off find out about point out that the upper throughput of 9,000 tpd might be accomplished with restricted further mechanical apparatus at modest capital expenditures and with out expanding the world of the plant format.

The option to get started manufacturing at 7,000 tpd, with a later incremental growth to 9,000 tpd, balances the mining apparatus fleet and staff necessities whilst minimizing any affect to the continuing allowing procedure. Because of this, the Corporate continues to be expecting to obtain the desired allows to start mission development in mid-2024 and the preliminary capital value estimate from the feasibility find out about of $416 million additionally stays unchanged.

Certain infill and exploration drilling effects thus far point out the opportunity of a strategic mine lifetime of 10 to fifteen years at 200,000 to 250,000 oz of gold in keeping with yr, in comparison to the LOM moderate of 169,000 oz within the feasibility find out about. The Wasamac deposit is not just open at intensity and alongside strike however the underexplored secondary zones akin to Wildcat are appearing promising drilling effects. Further exploration objectives at the assets, together with the adjoining Francoeur, Arntfield, and Lac Fortune houses, supply additional upside.

Determine 1: Optimized Strategic Manufacturing Profile
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On account of the enhanced manufacturing profile within the up to date strategic LOM plan, unit prices are anticipated to be not up to the feasibility find out about LOM moderate of $828 in keeping with ounce and, on the feasibility find out about gold value of US$1,550, the online provide price would roughly double assuming the strategic mine existence is prolonged thru 2036 at 9,000 tpd.

Different alternatives that proceed to be evaluated however don’t seem to be but incorporated within the strategic plan come with the processing float sheet optimization to extend metallurgical recoveries via roughly 3% (for which metallurgical trying out is ongoing), optimized configuration of the tailings clear out plant and paste backfill plant, and greater ranges of electrification, automation and renewable power utilization within the mission.

Wasamac additional will increase the Corporate’s footprint inside the prolific Abitibi-Témiscamingue area. At the side of the Odyssey mission at Canadian Malartic, the optimized strategic plan will increase the attributable sustainable strategic gold manufacturing platform to 500,000 – 550,000 oz, with really extensive upside. Assuming a gold value of US$1,550 in keeping with ounce, each the Wasamac and Odyssey initiatives are absolutely funded without a exterior capital required and put the Corporate on a trail against being a locally dominant manufacturer with two generational, cornerstone mines inside the Abitibi-Témiscamingue area.

The Corporate intends to offer an exploration replace along its complete Q2 2022 operational and fiscal effects on Thursday, July 28, 2022 to focus on the continuing certain exploration result of its property in Québec that underpin the strategic outlook and give a boost to meaningfully extending the sustainable manufacturing platform.

Certified Individuals

Medical and technical knowledge contained on this information free up has been reviewed and accepted via Sébastien Bernier (P. Geo and Senior Director, Reserves and Assets). Sébastien Bernier is an worker of Yamana Gold Inc. and a “Certified Individual” as outlined via Canadian Securities Directors’ Nationwide Device 43-101 – Requirements of Disclosure for Mineral Tasks.

About Yamana

Yamana Gold Inc. is a Canadian-based valuable metals manufacturer with vital gold and silver manufacturing, building degree houses, exploration houses, and land positions right through the Americas, together with Canada, Brazil, Chile and Argentina. Yamana plans to proceed to construct in this base thru growth and optimization projects at present working mines, building of latest mines, the development of its exploration houses and, every now and then, via focused on different consolidation alternatives with a number one focal point within the Americas.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Investor Family members
416-815-0220
1-888-809-0925
E mail: investor@yamana.com

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Sara Powell / Ben Brewerton
+44 7974 201 715223 / +44 203 727 1000

END NOTES

(1) GEO is calculated because the sum of gold oz and the gold identical of silver oz the usage of a ratio of 82.93 for the 3 months ended June 30, 2022 and 85.33 for the only month ended June 30, 2022. GEO calculations for actuals are in line with a median marketplace gold to silver value ratio for the related length. Steering and forward-looking GEO assumes gold oz plus the identical of silver oz the usage of a ratio of 72.00:1.
(2) A cautionary observe relating to non-GAAP efficiency measures and their respective reconciliations, in addition to further line pieces or subtotals in monetary statements is incorporated in Phase 11: Non-GAAP Efficiency Measures and Further Subtotals in Monetary Statements within the Corporate’s MD&A for the 3 months ended March 31, 2022 and within the ‘Non-GAAP Efficiency Measures’ of the related press free up dated April 27, 2022.

CAUTIONARY NOTE REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS: This information free up incorporates or contains via reference “forward-looking statements” and “forward-looking knowledge” below appropriate Canadian securities regulation and inside the which means of the USA Non-public Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Ahead-looking knowledge contains, however isn’t restricted to knowledge with recognize to the Corporate’s technique, plans, expectancies, ideals, together with long run monetary or working efficiency, anticipated timing for allowing and development of the Odyssey mission, expectancies when it comes to the phased growth at Jacobina and timing thereof, Wasamac mission development and building plans and timing thereof and the Corporate’s anticipated 2nd quarter manufacturing and entire yr steering. Ahead-looking statements are characterised via phrases akin to “plan”, “be expecting”, “finances”, “goal”, “mission”, “intend”, “imagine”, “wait for”, “estimate” and different equivalent phrases, or statements that sure occasions or stipulations “might” or “will” happen. Ahead-looking statements are in line with the reviews, assumptions and estimates of control regarded as cheap on the date the statements are made, and are inherently topic to various dangers and uncertainties and different recognized and unknown elements that would motive precise occasions or effects to range materially from the ones projected within the forward-looking statements. Those elements come with the Corporate’s expectancies in reference to the manufacturing and exploration, building and growth plans on the Corporate’s initiatives mentioned herein being met, the affect of proposed optimizations on the Corporate’s initiatives, adjustments in nationwide and native executive regulation, taxation, controls or rules and/or trade within the management of regulations, insurance policies and practices, and the affect of common trade and financial stipulations, international liquidity and credit score availability at the timing of money flows and the values of property and liabilities in line with projected long run stipulations, fluctuating steel costs (akin to gold, silver, copper and zinc), forex alternate charges (such because the Canadian Buck, the Brazilian Actual, the Chilean Peso and the Argentine Peso as opposed to the USA Buck), the affect of inflation, imaginable permutations in ore grade or restoration charges, adjustments within the Corporate’s hedging program, adjustments in accounting insurance policies, adjustments in mineral assets and mineral reserves, dangers associated with asset inclinations, dangers associated with steel acquire agreements, dangers associated with acquisitions, adjustments in mission parameters as plans proceed to be subtle, adjustments in mission building, development, manufacturing and commissioning time frames, dangers related to infectious illnesses, together with COVID-19, unanticipated prices and bills, larger costs for gasoline, metal, energy, labour and different consumables contributing to better prices and common dangers of the mining trade, failure of plant, apparatus or processes to perform as expected, sudden adjustments in mine existence, ultimate pricing for listen gross sales, unanticipated result of long run research, seasonality and unanticipated climate adjustments, prices and timing of the improvement of latest deposits, good fortune of exploration actions, allowing timelines, executive legislation and the danger of presidency expropriation or nationalization of mining operations, dangers associated with depending on native advisors and experts in overseas jurisdictions, environmental dangers, unanticipated reclamation bills, dangers when it comes to three way partnership operations, name disputes or claims, boundaries on insurance plans, timing and imaginable consequence of pending and remarkable litigation and labour disputes, dangers associated with implementing prison rights in overseas jurisdictions, in addition to the ones possibility elements mentioned or referred to herein and within the Corporate’s Annual Knowledge Shape filed with the securities regulatory government in all provinces of Canada and to be had at www.sedar.com , and the Corporate’s Annual File on Shape 40-F filed with the USA Securities and Trade Fee. Even if the Corporate has tried to spot essential elements that would motive precise movements, occasions or effects to range materially from the ones described in forward-looking statements, there is also different elements that motive movements, occasions or effects to not be expected, estimated or supposed. There may also be no assurance that forward-looking statements will end up to be correct, as precise effects and long run occasions may just range materially from the ones expected in such statements. The Corporate undertakes no legal responsibility to replace forward-looking statements if cases or control’s estimates, assumptions or reviews will have to trade, apart from as required via appropriate regulation. The reader is cautioned to not position undue reliance on forward-looking statements. The forward-looking knowledge contained herein is gifted for the aim of aiding traders in working out the Corporate’s anticipated monetary and operational efficiency and effects as at and for the sessions ended at the dates offered within the Corporate’s plans and goals and will not be suitable for different functions.

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