Yamana Gold Year-End Financial Results Release Notification and Conference Call



    
    TSX: YRI
    NYSE:   AUY
    LSE: YAU
    

    TORONTO, Jan. 18 /CNW/ - YAMANA GOLD INC. (TSX:YRI)(NYSE:  AUY)(LSE:YAU)
announces that the 2007 year end financial results will be released after
market close on March 25, 2008. A conference call and audio webcast has been
scheduled for March 26, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. E.T. to discuss the results.

    
    Conference Call Information:

    Local and Toll Free (North America):                        866-540-8136
    International:                                           +1 416-340-8010
    Participant Audio Webcast:                                www.yamana.com

    Conference Call REPLAY:

    Replay Call:                               416-695-5800 Passcode 3249602
                                                 followed by the number sign
    Replay Toll Free Call:                     800-408-3053 Passcode 3249602
                                                 followed by the number sign
    

    The conference call replay will be available from 1:00 p.m. E.T. on March
26, 2008 until 11:59 p.m. E.T. on April 2, 2008.
    For further information on the Conference Call or audio webcast, please
contact the Investor Relations Department or visit our website,
www.yamana.com.

    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 and other precious metals at intermediate company
production levels in addition to significant copper production. Company
management 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.

    FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS: This news release contains certain
"forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the United
States Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended and "forward-looking
information" under applicable Canadian securities laws. Except for statements
of historical fact relating to the company, certain information contained
herein constitutes forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are
frequently characterized by words such as "plan," "expect," "project,"
"intend," "believe," "anticipate", "estimate" and other similar words, or
statements that certain events or conditions "may" or "will" occur.
Forward-looking statements are based on the opinions and estimates of
management at the date the statements are made, and are subject to a variety
of risks and uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events or
results to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking
statements. These factors include possible variations in ore grade or recovery
rates, fluctuating metal prices, currency exchange rates, changes in project
parameters, the possibility of project cost overruns or unanticipated costs
and expenses and general risks of the mining industry, failure of plant,
equipment or processes to operate as anticipated, as well as those risk
factors discussed or referred to in the Company's annual Management's
Discussion and Analysis and Annual Information Form filed with the securities
regulatory authorities in all provinces of Canada and available at
www.sedar.com, and the Company's Annual Report on Form 40-F filed with the
United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Although the Company has
attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions,
events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking
statements, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results
not to be anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that
forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and
future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such
statements. The Company undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking
statements if circumstances or management's estimates or opinions should
change. The reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking
statements.





For further information:

For further information: Yamana Gold Inc., Jodi Peake, Vice President,
Public & Investor Relations, (416) 815-0220, Email: investor@yamana.com; or
Yamana Gold Inc., Letitia Wong, Director, Investor Relations, (416) 815-0220,
Email: investor@yamana.com, Website: www.yamana.com

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