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Gold Fields Limited (Gfi) is a leading international gold mining company with a portfolio of nine mines spread across its four operating regions which are South Africa, West Africa, Australasia and South America. The Company has a robust production capability founded on its portfolio of high-quality, long-life assets and the size of its ‘gold only’ Mineral Reserve profile remains one of the strongest in the industry.

Current delivery on major operational growth projects includes the following:

  • A pre-feasibility study for the gold and uranium Mineral Resource potential within the Tailings Storage Facilities (TSF’s) of the West Wits Operations (Driefontein, Kloof and South Deep Gold Mines) has been completed and a feasibility study has commenced.
  • Mineral Resource modelling at South Deep has been completed for the Upper Elsburg Reefs from 87 to 110 level, inclusive of the contiguous Uncle Harry’s ground, and a comprehensive underground and surface exploration drilling programme is ongoing;
  • Secondary crusher installation at Damang Gold Mine aimed at increasing high grade fresh ore treatment;
  • High Pressure Grinding Roll (HPGR) technology pilot study for improving Heap Leach recovery at Tarkwa Gold Mine is ongoing.
  • The F2009 exploration campaign at St Ives successfully delineated new and additional Mineral Resource and Mineral Reserve ounces, primarily from the Athena complex;
  • Production at the Cerro Corona Mine and the CIL plant expansion at Tarkwa came on stream during F2009;