JOHANNESBURG, March 3 /CNW/ - Gold Fields Limited ("Gold Fields") (NYSE:
GFI)(JSE:GFI)(DIFX: GFI) is pleased to report that two of its operations -
Driefontein Gold Mine on the West Rand and Beatrix Gold Mine in the Free State
- have both achieved one million fatality-free shifts.
Terence Goodlace, head of Gold Fields South African operations, described
the achievement as a "magnificent double in mine safety". He said: "Safety
remains our top priority and we have refocused all our efforts to ensure that
no harm comes to any of our employees while at work.
"We will continue to strive to eliminate fatal accidents at all our
operations. Driefontein and Beatrix have shown that it can be done."
About Gold Fields
Gold Fields Limited is one of the world's largest unhedged producers of
gold with attributable production of more than four million ounces per annum
from eight operating mines in South Africa, Ghana and Australia.
A ninth mine, the Cerro Corona Gold/Copper mine in Peru, is expected to
commence production by mid 2008 at an initial rate of approximately 400,000
gold equivalent ounces per annum.
The company has total attributable ore reserves of 92 million ounces and
mineral resources of 252 million ounces.
Gold Fields employs some 53,000 permanent employees across its operations
and is listed on the JSE Limited South Africa (primary listing), the New York
Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Dubai International Financial Exchange (DIFX).
All of Gold Fields' operations are ISO14001 certified. For more
information please visit the Gold Fields website at
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