JOHANNESBURG, July 3, 2012 /CNW/ - Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields)
(JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) reports that the East section of the
Kloof Driefontein Complex (KDC East) will be re-opened with the start
of night shift this evening.
Both KDC East and West were closed by management on Sunday, 1 July 2012,
following the start of a fire at KDC West, as a result of which five
employees tragically lost their lives. The Western section of KDC (KDC
West), which is subject to a Section 54 Order issued by the Department
of Mineral Resources, remains closed until further notice.
The fire at KDC West has not yet been extinguished and proto teams
continue to attend the scene.
Notes to editors
About Gold Fields
Gold Fields is one of the world's largest unhedged producers of gold
with attributable annualised production of 3.5 million gold equivalent
ounces from eight operating mines in Australia, Ghana, Peru and South
Africa. Gold Fields also has an extensive and diverse global growth
pipeline with four major projects in resource development and
feasibility, with construction decisions expected in the next 18 to 24
months. Gold Fields has total attributable gold equivalent Mineral
Reserves of 80.6 million ounces and Mineral Resources of 217 million
ounces. Gold Fields is listed on the JSE Limited (primary listing), the
New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), NASDAQ Dubai Limited, Euronext in
Brussels (NYX) and the Swiss Exchange (SWX).
Sponsor: J.P. Morgan Equities Limited
SOURCE Gold Fields Limited
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