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Gold Fields Limited is a South African gold mining firm, one of the world’s largest, which is listed on both the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). The firm was formed in 1998 with the amalgamation of the gold assets of Gold Fields of South Africa Limited and Gencor Limited. As of the third quarter of 2014, Gold Field was the world's seventh-largest producer of gold.

The company is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa. It owns and operates mines in South Africa, Ghana, Australia and Peru. It's growth efforts are focused mainly in the regions where it already has a footprint and are mainly driven through brown fields exploration on its existing land positions and through opportunistic M&A in the same regions. It's chairperson is Cheryl Carolus and the CEO is Nick Holland.

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).

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Type of Organisation / Business:
Public Company
No of Employees:
49,715 (FY 2010)
Founded By:
Unknown
Key People:
Cheryl Carolus - Chairwoman

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