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KDC east opens, KDC west remains closed

Tuesday, 3 July 2012

Johannesburg, 3 July 2012: Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) reports that the East section of the Kloof Driefontein Complex (KDC East) will be re-opened with the start of night shift this evening.

Both KDC East and West were closed by management on Sunday, 1 July 2012, following the start of a fire at KDC West, as a result of which five employees tragically lost their lives. The Western section of KDC (KDC West), which is subject to a Section 54 Order issued by the Department of Mineral Resources, remains closed until further notice.

The fire at KDC West has not yet been extinguished and proto teams continue to attend the scene.


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