Alamos Gold

About Alamos Gold

Formed in 2003, Alamos Gold is a Canadian-based gold producer with a long-term track record of creating value for all stakeholders.

We currently operate three mines – two in Canada and one in Mexico – and we have a strong portfolio of development stage projects in Canada, Mexico, Turkey and the United States.

Our core Values of safety, teamwork, environmental sustainability, integrity and commitment allow our more than 1,900 dedicated employees to thrive in their careers. At Alamos, we believe that building an inclusive and diverse workforce makes us a stronger organization.

We have a company-wide commitment to social responsibility and environmental stewardship, we engage in meaningful engagement with our host communities, and support development initiatives that provide long-lasting benefits beyond the life of our mines.

Alamos Gold was formed in 2003 through the merger of Alamos Minerals and National Gold. This timeline outlines the key milestones that have defined Alamos Gold’s growth, diversity and success over nearly two decades:



Alamos Gold is formed through the merger of National Gold and Alamos Minerals


Production began at the Mulatos mine


Acquired Ağı Dağı, Kirazlı and Çamyurt development properties in Turkey


Produced the one millionth ounce of gold and generated the billionth dollar of revenue from Mulatos since the start of operation


Acquired Quartz Mountain (Oregon, USA) and Esperanza (Morelos, Mexico) development properties


Merged with AuRico Gold Inc., gaining the Young-Davidson mine (Ontario, Canada) and the El Chanate mine (Sonora, Mexico) and development properties in Canada


Acquired Carlisle Goldfields Limited, Canada and its Lynn Lake Project in Manitoba, Canada


Acquired Richmont Mines and its key property, Island Gold, a long-life, high-grade underground mine in Ontario, Canada


Ceased mining activities at El Chanate and transitioned to residual leaching


Produced two millionth ounce of gold from Mulatos.


Completed the lower mine expansion at Young-Davidson. Announced a Phase III expansion of Island Gold and development of La Yaqui Grande


Young-Davidson underground mining rate averaged a record 7,889 tpd in 2021. Island Gold Mineral Reserves and Resources grew to 5.1m oz, a 176% increase since 2017 acquisition


Achieved initial production at La Yaqui Grande.

Announced the Phase 3+ Expansion of Island Gold to 2,400 tpd.


Filed an updated Technical Report for the Lynn Lake Gold Project.

Achieved two important permitting milestones for the Lynn Lake Gold Project: i) the federal Environmental Impact Assessment (“EIS”) was completed and a positive Decision Statement issued by the federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada, and ii) Environment Act Licences were issued by the Province of Manitoba.


A look back on Alamos Gold’s first 20-years is the feature of this video, from the perspective of employees across the Company who describe our growth story, culture, and values shaping the organization.

Alamos Gold's 20th Anniversary 2003-2023 from Alamos Gold Inc. on Vimeo.

Our Project Locations

Young-Davidson Mine, Ontario

Island Gold Mine, Ontario

Mulatos Mine, Sonora