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8,500 KDC East employees join unlawful strike

Monday, 15 October 2012

Johannesburg, 15 October 2012: Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) regrets to announce that approximately 8,500 of the 12,400 employees at its KDC East operation (formerly Kloof Gold Mine) have started an unlawful strike, commencing with the night shift last night, 14 October, 2012.

The total number of employees now engaged in the unlawful strike at KDC East and KDC West is approximately 19,500 out of a total workforce of approximately 26,700. Production at the entire KDC has now been suspended.

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