Canada's IAMGOLD Corp is a mid-tier gold company with mining operations in Canada, Suriname, Burkino Faso and Mali. In Suriname IAMGOLD holds 95% of the Rosebel gold mine in the country's northeast which began commercial production in 2004. The State holds the other 5%. Elsewhere in the region, the company has the Pitangui exploration project in Brazil's Minas Gerais state, an earn-in option for Calibre Mining Corporation's Eastern Borosi project in northeast Nicaragua and the Camp Caiman project in French Guiana which is currently on hold. IAMGOLD was founded in 1990 and is based in Toronto.