United States Dollar  
  Figures in millions unless otherwise stated 2018      2017 2016  
28.  TRADE AND OTHER PAYABLES                   
   (Loss)/profit from continuing operations  (344.8)       (20.8) 167.9    
   Mining and income taxation  (65.9)       173.2  189.5    
   Royalties  62.5        62.0  78.4    
   Interest expense  91.8        91.2  82.5    
   Interest received  (6.8)       (5.1) (7.3)   
   Amortisation and depreciation  668.4        748.1  671.4    
   Interest expense – environmental rehabilitation  11.7        12.1  10.7    
   Non-cash rehabilitation income  (0.9)       (13.5) (9.7)   
   Interest received – environmental trust funds  (0.6)       (0.5)      
   Impairment, net of reversal of impairment of investments and assets  520.3        200.2  76.5    
   Write-off of exploration and evaluation assets  37.7        51.5  41.4    
   Loss/(profit) on disposal of assets  51.6        (4.0) (48.0)   
   Profit on disposal of investments  –        –  (2.3)   
   Gain on acquisition of Asanko  (51.8)       –  –    
   Unrealised loss/(gain) on derivative contracts2  36.6        (20.7) (14.4)   
   Fair value (gain)/loss on Maverix warrants2  (3.8)       0.4  –    
   Profit on dilution of Gold Fields’ interest in Maverix  (4.0)       –  –    
   Silicosis settlement costs2  (4.5)       30.2       
   Share-based payments  37.5        26.8  14.0    
   Long-term incentive plan expense  1.1        5.0  10.5    
   Payment of long-term incentive plan  (17.8)       (11.5) –    
   Borrowing costs capitalised  (17.5)       (22.9) (15.1)   
   Share of results of equity accounted investees, net of taxation  0.2        (0.3) –    
   Other2  (3.0)       (14.9) 0.4    
   Total cash generated by operations  998.0        1,286.5  1,245.4    
  2 The item “Other” in 2017 and 2016 has been disaggregated into unrealised gain on derivative contracts, fair value loss on Maverix warrants and silicosis settlement costs.