Gold Fields Completes Acquisition of Remaining Shares of Western Areas Limited



    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, April 10 /CNW/ - Further to the announcement
dated 26 March 2007, Gold Fields Limited ("Gold Fields") (NYSE:   GFI, JSE: GFI,
DIFX: GFI) is pleased to announce the successful implementation of Section
440K of the Companies Act (Act 61 of 73) and the consequent acquisition by
Gold Fields of all the remaining Western Areas Limited ("Western Areas")
shares not already held by Gold Fields.
    Gold Fields now owns 100% of the share capital of Western Areas, whose
listing on the JSE was terminated on 30 March 2007. As a consequence, the
existing board of Western Areas will be replaced by a board of Gold Fields
nominees.




For further information:

For further information: Gold Fields Limited, South Africa, Willie
Jacobsz, Nerina Bodasing, Tel: +27-11-644-2400, Email:
williej@goldfields.co.za; Nerina Bodasing, Tel: +27-11-644-2400, Email:
Nerina.Bodasing@goldfields.co.za; North America, Cheryl Martin, Tel: (303)
796-8683, Email: camartin@gfexpl.com


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