Gold Fields Limited today issued and mailed its Annual Report for the financial year to 30 June 2008 to shareholders and other interested parties.
The report incorporates all aspects of the group’s business, including reviews of both the South African and international operations, exploration and development projects as well as detailed financial information.
To allow stakeholders to fully assess performance, Gold Fields has integrated sustainable development as a key performance indicator, incorporating business, social and environmental issues in a comprehensive triple bottom line report.
The Annual Report for F2008, as well as a comprehensive Mineral Reserves and Resources supplement, is available in electronic format on the Gold Fields website at http://www.goldfields.co.za.
Gold Fields Limited is one of the world’s largest unhedged producers of gold with attributable production of 3.64 million ounces per annum from eight operating mines in South Africa, Ghana and Australia. A ninth mine, Cerro Corona Gold/Copper mine in Peru, commenced production in August 2008 at an initial rate of approximately 375,000 gold equivalent ounces per annum. The company has total attributable ore reserves of 83 million ounces and mineral resources of 251 million ounces. Gold Fields is listed on the JSE Limited (primary listing), New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), Dubai International Financial Exchange (DIFX), Euronext in Brussels (NYX) and SWX Swiss Exchange (SWX).