AuRico Gold Announces Details for First Quarter Results Webcast 2013 Annual General Meeting Scheduled for May 13, 2013

 AuRico Gold Announces Details for First Quarter Results Webcast 2013 Annual
                  General Meeting Scheduled for May 13, 2013

  PR Newswire

  TORONTO, April 17, 2013

TORONTO, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

AuRico Gold Inc. (TSX: AUQ) (NYSE: AUQ) , ("AuRico" or the "Company") today
announced that it will release the Company's first quarter financial results
for the three-month period ended March 31, 2013 after market close on
Thursday, May 9, 2013 . The financial statements will be available on the
Company's website at or .

A webcast and conference call will be held on Friday, May 10, 2013 starting at
8:30 a.m. Eastern Time . Senior management will be on the call to discuss the

Conference Call Access:

  *International & Toronto: 1-647-427-7450
  *Canada & U.S. Toll Free: 1-888-231-8191

When the Operator answers, please ask to be placed into the AuRico Gold First
Quarter Results Conference Call.

Conference Call Live Webcast:

The conference call will be broadcast live on the internet via webcast. To
access the webcast, please follow this link:

Archive Call Access:

If you are unable to attend the conference call, a replay will be available
until midnight, May 20, 2013 by dialing the appropriate number below:

  *International & Toronto:1-416-849-0833Passcode: #35695979
  *Canada & U.S. Toll Free:1-855-859-2056Passcode:#35695979

Archive Webcast:

The webcast will be archived for 90 days. To access the archived webcast,
visit the Company's website at or follow this link:

2013 Annual General Meeting:

AuRico Gold's 2013 Annual General Meeting for shareholders will be held on
Monday, May 13, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time , at One King West Hotel
(Melinda Room) on 1 King Street West in Toronto.

About AuRico Gold

AuRico Gold is a leading Canadian gold producer with mines and projects in
North America that have solid production growth and exploration potential. The
Company is focused on its core operations including the Young-Davidson gold
mine in northern Ontario and the El Chanate mine in Sonora State, Mexico.
AuRico's project pipeline also includes advanced development opportunities in
Canada and Mexico. AuRico's head office is located in Toronto, Ontario,

For further information:

Please visit the AuRico Gold website at or contact:

Scott Perry President and Chief Executive Officer AuRico Gold Inc.

Anne Day Vice President, Investor Relations and Communications AuRico Gold
Inc. +1-647-260-8880
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