Gold Fields Limited

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Gold Fields Limited
Founded 1968
Headquarters Sandton, South Africa
Key People Nicholas J Holland Chief Executive Officer
Products Gold Production and exploration
Releases Company News

Gold Fields Limited engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of gold properties, and it also explores for copper. The company holds interests in mines located in South Africa, Ghana, Australia, and Peru. It has total attributable gold equivalent mineral reserves of 78 million ounces and mineral resources of 281 million ounces.[1]

Alamos Gold Inc. is a member of the World Gold Council.[2]


The company was founded in 1968 and is based in Sandton, South Africa.

Products and Services

Gold Fields is primarily involved in underground and surface gold and copper mining and related activities, including exploration, extraction, processing and smelting. Gold Fields also has an interest in a platinum group metal exploration project in Finland.

The majority of Gold Fields’ operations, based on gold production, are located in South Africa. Its South African operations are Driefontein, Kloof, Beatrix and South Deep. Gold Fields also owns the St. Ives and Agnew gold mining operations in Australia and has a 71.1% interest in each of the Tarkwa gold mine and the Damang gold mine in Ghana. Gold Fields also owns an 80.72 percent economic interest in the Cerro Corona mine.

In addition, Gold Fields has gold and other precious metal exploration activities and interests in Africa, Eurasia, Australasia and the Americas. As of June 30, 2010, Gold Fields had reserves of approximately 78 million ounces, including copper expressed as gold equivalent ounces. During the fiscal year ended June 30, 2010 (fiscal 2010), Gold Fields processed 56.7 million tons of ore and produced 3.84 million ounces of gold.[3]

Key People


  1. Company Profile. Yahoo Finance.
  2. World Gold Council Members List. World Gold Council.
  3. Company Description. Reuters.