JOHANNESBURG, March 31, 2015 /CNW/ - Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) today publishes its Integrated Annual Report 2014 and a number of associated reports on its website: the Notice of AGM, the statutory Annual Financial Report 2014, the 2014 Mineral Resource and Mineral Reserve Supplement and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 Content Index. The Integrated Annual Report is also being posted to shareholders today.
The Integrated Annual Report and the Annual Financial Report incorporate all aspects of the Group's business, including reviews of the South African, West African, Australian and South American operations, the Group's project activities, as well as detailed financial, operational and sustainable development information.
KPMG have audited the results and their unqualified audit report is open for inspection at the company's offices.
An abridged report has not been published as the information previously published in the reviewed preliminary consolidated results on 12 February 2015 has not changed.
The Integrated Annual Report (plus supporting online information), the Notice to the Annual General Meeting, the Annual Financial Report and the Mineral Resource and Mineral Reserve Supplement are available at http://www.goldfields.com.
Mineral Resource and Mineral Reserve Supplement 2014
The Gold Fields Mineral Resource and Mineral Reserve Supplement 2014 contains a comprehensive overview of Gold Fields' Mineral Resource and Mineral Reserve status as well as a detailed breakdown for its operations and growth projects.
As at 31 December 2014, Gold Fields had attributable gold Mineral Reserves of 48 million ounces and gold Mineral Resources of 108 million ounces (96 million ounces exclusive of growth projects). In addition, the attributable copper Mineral Reserves totalled 620 million pounds and Mineral Resources 6,873 million pounds (1,001 million pounds exclusive of growth projects).
Stated figures are net of production depletion. The Mineral Reserves are based on a gold price of US$1,300/oz, a copper price of US$3.0/lb and are compliant with the SAMREC Code. Relevant tonnes, grades, classification, reconciliations and Competent Persons are detailed in the Supplement.
Notice of Annual General Meeting
Notice is given of the Annual General Meeting of the Company to be held at 150 Helen Road, Sandown, Sandton, on Wednesday, 6 May 2015 at 09:00. The AGM will transact the business as stated in the notice of that meeting, a copy of which can be found with the Integrated Annual Report on the company's website at http://www.goldfields.com.
In terms of section 59(1) (b) of the Companies Act, 71 of 2008, the record date for the purpose of determining which shareholders are entitled to participate in and vote at the AGM (being the date on which a shareholder must be registered in the Company's securities register in order to participate in and vote at the AGM) as Friday, 30 April 2015 at 09:00.Therefore the last day to trade in order to be registered in the Company's securities register as at the record date is Wednesday, 22 April 2015.
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About Gold Fields
Gold Fields Limited is an unhedged, globally diversified producer of gold with eight operating mines in Australia, Ghana, Peru and South Africa with attributable annual gold production of approximately 2.2 million ounces. It has attributable Mineral Reserves of around 48 million ounces and Mineral Resources of around 108 million ounces. Attributable copper Mineral Reserves total 620 million pounds and Mineral Resources 6,873 million pounds. Gold Fields has a primary listing on the JSE Limited, with secondary listings on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), NASDAQ Dubai Limited and the Swiss Exchange (SWX).
Sponsor: J.P. Morgan Equities South Africa (Pty) Ltd
SOURCE Gold Fields Limited, South Africa
For further information: Investors: Avishkar Nagaser, Tel: +27-11-562-9775, Mobile: +27-82-312-8692, Email: Avishkar.Nagaser@goldfields.co.za; Willie Jacobsz, Tel: +1-617-535-7545, Mobile: +1-857-241-7127, Email: Willie.Jacobsz@gfexpl.com; Media: Sven Lunsche, Tel: +27-11-562-9763, Mobile: +27-83-260-9279, Email: Sven.Lunsche@goldfields.co.za