Washington, DC 20549

                                    FORM 6-K

                            REPORT OF FOREIGN ISSUER
                        PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d OF
                       THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

                            KINROSS GOLD CORPORATION

                  52nd Floor, Scotia Plaza, 40 King Street West
                            Toronto, Ontario M5H 3Y2

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                                  Press Release

Toronto, Canada - September 19, 2002 - Kinross Gold Corporation (TSX-K;
Amex-KGC) and Bema Gold Corporation (TSX-BGO; Amex-BGO), each 50% owners of
Compania Minera Maricunga ("CMM") are pleased to announce that CMM has received
full payment of an award settlement for approximately US$ 24 million from Fluor
Daniel Chile Ingenieria y Construccion S.A, Fluor Daniel Corporation, and Fluor
Daniel Wright Ltd. ("Fluor"). In April of 1999 CMM initiated formal arbitration
proceedings, against Fluor, to recover damages related to numerous design and
construction failures at the Refugio Mine located in Northern Chile. In May of
2002, binding arbitration in Chile ruled in favour of CMM for these damages.


For further information: e-mail or contact:

Robert M. Buchan                             Gordon A. McCreary
President and Chief Executive Officer        Vice President, Investor Relations
Tel. (416) 365-5650                            and Corporate Development
                                             Tel. (416) 365-5132

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         Pursuant to the requirements of Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

                                             KINROSS GOLD CORPORATION

                                            Signed:  /s/ Shelley M. Riley
                                                   Shelley M. Riley
                                                   Corporate Secretary

September 20, 2002