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Gold Fields Limited (GFI) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Finds
Wednesday, 26 April 2017
News stories about Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Alpha One reports. The research group, a service of Accern, rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Alpha One ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Gold Fields Limited earned a news impact score of 0.03 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 66 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is likely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Gold Fields Limited (GFI) Lowered to “Underperform” at Royal Bank of Canada
Tuesday, 25 April 2017
Royal Bank of Canada downgraded shares of Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) from a sector perform rating to an underperform rating in a research report sent to investors on Monday.

Gold Fields Limited (GFI) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows
Friday, 21 April 2017
News coverage about Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Alpha One. The research group, a service of Accern, ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Alpha One ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Gold Fields Limited earned a media sentiment score of 0.19 on Alpha One’s scale. Alpha One also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 74 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is likely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Communities affirm support for Damang Mine
Friday, 21 April 2017
The Divisional Chiefs of Wassa Subri, Wassa Damang, and Huni Valley have expressed unflinching support for Gold Fields’ Damang Mine, as the company embarks on its next major phase of development at its operations in the Prestea Huni Valley District of the Western Region.” The traditional rulers made the declaration when the new General Manager of the Mine, Michiel Van der Merwe, paid a courtesy call on them separately in their respective palaces.

South Deep rebase plan paving way for healthier economics, safer mining - Mining Weekly
Tuesday, 18 April 2017
JOHANNESBURG ( – The South Deep gold mine, in Westonaria, Gauteng, is set to steadily ramp up production using a fully mechanised deep-level underground fleet, allowing for operations to be conducted at increasingly greater efficiencies, while ensuring improved personnel health and safety, as well as morale.

What Do Analysts Suggest For Gold Fields Ltd. (GFI) - News Oracle
Monday, 17 April 2017
Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Gold Fields Ltd., where 0 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 1 analysts have given a Buy signal, 2 said it’s a HOLD, 1 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

Gold Road Pipeline going ahead - Australian Pipeliner
Tuesday, 11 April 2017
Gold Road Resources and Gold Fields (Gruyere JV) are moving forward with their Gruyere Gold Project, which includes a 225 km gas pipeline connection.

How Is Gold Fields' Correlation with Gold Trending? - Market Realist
Tuesday, 11 April 2017
Mining correlations with precious metals

Turbulence in markets due to the viability of the Trump Administration, the upcoming French elections, and the Brexit vote caused precious metals to rise. As a result, it boosted mining stocks.

The development of computer vision technology in mining - AusIMM Bulletin
Thursday, 6 April 2017
Computer vision technology has the potential to revolutionise mining and improve worker safety Taking a step into the unknown world of mining innovation is usually only for the brave or foolhardy, particularly for any company that is not a tier-one miner. It is one of the hardest landscapes in which to succeed in mining. Mining is seriously complex, dynamic and conservative in nature and is subject to boom and bust cycles. Despite this, Gold Fields has managed to turn out a very interesting tech company at a very interesting time.

World Top 20 Gold Miners and Mines - Sharps Pixley
Wednesday, 5 April 2017
More from the Metals Focus Gold Focus 2017 report released earlier this week, and this article probably should be viewed in conjunction with the previous onee on last year’s Top 20 gold producing countries – See: Top 20 Gold Producing Nations See Small Gain in Output in 2016. Herewith tabulations of the world’s biggest gold mining companies of last year and the world’s biggest operating mines according to Metals Focus’ team of analysts.

Gold Fields Damang mine saves 2,000 jobs - Ghana Web
Monday, 3 April 2017
Mining giant Gold Fields Ghana Limited has disclosed that some 2,000 jobs will be protected with the approval of US$1.5 billion by the company’s board as reinvestment at its Damang Mine, according to the Executive President and Head of West Africa, Gold Fields Alfred Baku.

South Deep reaffirms its rebase plan for long-term production - Engineering News
Thursday, 30 March 2017
Sashnee Moodley: Gold mining major Gold Fields has reinforced its rebase plan for its South Deep mine with renewed focus being put into safety, production and mechanisation. ylan Slater tells us more.

Gold Fields Pays $5.8m Dividend To Gov't - Ghana Web
Thursday, 30 March 2017
Gold Fields Ghana Limited has paid a dividend of $5.8 million to the Ministry of Finance for the 2016 financial year in respect of government’s 10 percent carried interest in the company.

Mine of the future – Nick Holland, CEO Gold Fields
Tuesday, 28 March 2017
This is a summary of a presentation made at the 120th anniversary of the School of Mining Engineering at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg on 23 March 2017

Hi-tech steps towards ‘mine of the future’ – Holland -
Tuesday, 28 March 2017
27 March 2017 – Johannesburg: Gold mining can withstand the current headwinds and look forward to many decades of profitability, according to Gold Fields CEO Nick Holland, but only if miners embrace tomorrow’s technology, new skill sets and a more inclusive approach.

SA gold mining will be dead by 2033 if it fails to adopt tech – industry expert -
Friday, 24 March 2017
The days of South Africa being the world’s biggest gold producer have come and gone. The country has slipped to the world’s seventh biggest producer in recent years as other nations such as Russia and Australia have bumped up their production levels. However, like with many South African industries, a lack of labour reform is holding the once mighty gold industry back. Experts speaking to Bloomberg say that South Africa’s mining technology is generally antiquated while methods used to extract gold hark back to the 1950s. Greater automation and technology, though, can help boost production levels, especially as South Africa still has the third largest reserves in the world. Of course, the question arises over whether there is the political will to introduce more automation, especially as local unions will likely be dead-set against it. – Stuart Lowman

Goodlace joins Kumba board - Mining Weekly
Friday, 24 March 2017
JOHANNESBURG ( – Former Impala Platinum CEO Terence Goodlace has joined the board of JSE-listed Kumba Iron Ore as independent nonexecutive director with immediate effect.

Gold Fields Ghana allocates USD385k to support education - Ghana News Agency
Tuesday, 21 March 2017
Tarkwa (W/R), March 21, GNA - Goldfields Ghana Limited (GGL) Tarkwa Mine, has allocated $ 384.842 to support the education sector in its host communities this year.

Gold Fields pays 0.5 billion cedis in taxes for 2016 - Ghana Web
Monday, 20 March 2017
Goldfields Ghana Limited has emerged as the largest taxpayer for the government of Ghana in 2016.

Underground complex key to South Deep's mechanisation - Business Day
Monday, 20 March 2017
Piped music and air conditioning for a small team of engineers and mechanics working in a brand-new warren of workshops 2.7km underground at South Deep is one small indication of the changes at the R29bn mine that Gold Fields has struggled to bring to account over the past decade.

Gold Fields gives scholarship to 150 students - Business & Financial Times Online
Monday, 13 March 2017
Gold Fields Ghana Limited has awarded scholarship to 150 students in its catchment area to the tune of US$160,000.

New South Deep plan helps turn first profit - Business Live
Friday, 10 March 2017

Gold Fields’s plan for higher growth entails a completely mechanised mine

Gold Fields believes it has a plan and the people to start paying back the R31bn investment in the South Deep mine, which has been an underperforming asset since it was bought in 2007.

Rebase plan proving fruitful for South Deep -
Friday, 10 March 2017
JOHANNESBURG ( - Gold Field’s Westonaria-based South Deep mine is rapidly beginning to bear the fruit of its long-awaited rebase plan with improved economics, a safer environment, improved efficiency and higher mined tonnes.

Gold Fields CEO predicts drop in Q1 output at South Deep mine - Moneyweb
Friday, 10 March 2017
2017 production target may be impacted by stoppages.

GFA's Kelly Carter recognised among leading WA women in mining - The West Australian
Sunday, 5 March 2017
Kalgoorlie-Boulder’s Jayne Finch did not win the top prize at the Chamber of Minerals and Energy’s Women in Resources Awards at the Bellevue Ballroom at Perth’s Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Holland defends Gold Fields' multi-billion rand project pipeline -
Friday, 3 March 2017
A FEATURE of Gold Fields’ year-end results presentation last month was the degree of development risk the group is taking on in an effort to replenish gold reserves and keep production steady at no less than two million ounces for the next eight years.

Gold Fields makes a new appointment - African Mining
Thursday, 2 March 2017
Gold Fields Limited announced the appointment of Dr Carmen Letton as an independent non-executive director to the Board of directors of Gold Fields Limited (the "Board") with effect from 1 May 2017.

Gold Fields is best taxpayer last year - Business & Financial Times Online
Wednesday, 1 March 2017
Gold Fields Ghana Limited (GFGL) was the nation’s largest corporate taxpayer in 2016, according to the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA). The GRA recognised Gold Fields at an awards function held a couple of weeks ago.

Maverix Metals Provides 2017 Guidance - The Canadian Business Journal
Wednesday, 1 March 2017
VANCOUVER, BC–(Marketwired – March 01, 2017) – Maverix Metals Inc. (the “Company” or “Maverix”) (TSX VENTURE: MMX) is pleased to provide guidance for 2017, the Company’s first full year of operations. Since inception in mid-2016, Maverix has grown substantially by completing acquisitions and through mine expansions at properties on which Maverix has an interest. Maverix has completed two notable acquisitions with Gold Fields Limited and Resource Income Fund, L.P. to bolster its precious metals royalty portfolio.

Gold Fields Has Tremendous Value - Seeking Alpha
Thursday, 23 February 2017
GFI is a steady 2 million ounce gold miner that trades at a valuation similar to companies that produce 400,000-800,000 ounces of gold and generate far less cash flow.

Gold Fields to spend R2.3bn as targets 500koz/y for South Deep - MiningMX
Friday, 17 February 2017
THE latest iteration in getting Gold Fields’ South Deep mine operating to its potential has been unveiled by the firm following a 12-month review – the fruit of which is a five-year gold production target of 500,000 ounces a year produced at under $900/oz for a capital cost of R2.3bn.

Gold Fields set for ‘year of reinvestment’, announces R2.28bn South Deep growth plan - Mining Weekly
Thursday, 16 February 2017
JOHANNESBURG ( – The South Deep gold mine achieved several milestones in 2016 as interventions implemented over the past two years started yielding results and dual-listed Gold Fields will now embark on a new R2.3-billion rebase plan at the mine to create a defensive asset in a spiralling industry.

Gold Fields raises curtain on ‘evolution’ with R11.3bn capex -
Thursday, 16 February 2017
GOLD Fields has set down an ambitious capital plan – and put enormous store in both the future of the gold price and the ability of its technical team – in which it will simultaneously develop, extend, or re-engineer four mines across three continents.

Gold Fields Swings to Profit in 2016, Raises Dividend -- Update - Morning Star
Thursday, 16 February 2017
JOHANNESBURG--South African mining company Gold Fields Ltd. (GFI.JO) declared a higher dividend after swinging to a profit in 2016 on higher gold prices and weaker emerging-market currencies, and said it plans to reinvest in many of its mines.

Gold Fields finally sets production and cost target for South Deep - Business Live
Thursday, 16 February 2017
Gold Fields has at last set a production and cost target for its South Deep mine in SA, saying on Thursday the mine, which needs a further R2.28bn of investment, would generate 500,000oz of gold a year at an all-in cost of $900/oz once it reaches steady state in 2022.

Mine worker killed in tramming-related accident at South Deep mine - Business Live
Thursday, 16 February 2017
An employee of Gold Fields was killed in a tramming-related accident at the mining group’s South Deep mine on Thursday.

Gruyere project wins DMP approval -
Tuesday, 14 February 2017
GOLD Road Resources and Gold Fields has received the final regulatory approval required for the Gruyere gold project in Western Australia, keeping the project on track for a planned completion date of December 2018.

Gold Fields CEO on Mining Charter - CNBC Africa
Monday, 13 February 2017
Africa's most popular mining gathering took place this week, CNBC Africa spoke to Gold Fields CEO Nick Holland at the indaba about the gold miner's performance and the gold price.

Can the gold industry avoid the sins of the past? - AusIMM Bulletin
Monday, 13 February 2017
The global gold industry faces a number of challenges now that the gold price is showing signs of recovery

Gold Fields is SA's 3rd largest MNE - Engineering News
Friday, 10 February 2017
A survey by North-West University School of Economics and the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, revealed that at the end of the 2015 financial year, the 20 foremost South African nonfinancial MNEs had a shared total of nearly $50-billion in foreign assets, almost $49-billion in foreign sales and more than 220 000 employees abroad.

Mine bosses say transparency will not be clouded by U.S. rule changes - Sharenet
Thursday, 9 February 2017
* Executives says Trump stance conflicts with global trend

Water scarcity tops list of miners' worries, bosses say - Reuters Africa
Tuesday, 7 February 2017
CAPE TOWN Feb 7 (Reuters) - Assets will be stranded and investors will walk away unless mining companies show they are dealing with water scarcity, mine bosses said on Tuesday.

Gold Alliance donates 35 laptops to top achievers - Randfontein Herald
Monday, 6 February 2017
Gold Alliance donated 35 laptops, valued at R200 000, to the class of 2016’s top achievers in the Rand West City.

GIG building diversity - Mining Monthly
Friday, 3 February 2017
TEN years ago Kelly Carter embarked on arguably a bigger adventure than her move from the UK to Australia. She left the private practise in corporate law and moved into resources and has just added industry advocacy to her workload.

Gold Fields sees earnings surge - IOL
Friday, 3 February 2017
Johannesburg – Dual-listed Gold Fields says expects a surge in earnings per share for the year when it reports results later this month.

Gold Fields expects swing back to full-year profit - Business Live
Friday, 3 February 2017
Gold Fields expects to return to profit in the year to end-December, mainly thanks to a higher gold price, lower net operating costs and a weaker rand.

Gold Fields expects a return to profitability in FY16 - Mining Weekly
Friday, 3 February 2017
JOHANNESBURG ( – Dual-listed Gold Fields expects to have swung back into the black during the year ended December 31, with earnings per share (EPS) and headline earnings per share (HEPS) surging by between 160% and 170% and 730% and 780% respectively.

Gold Fields Ghana honours 30 teachers - Ghana News Agency
Thursday, 2 February 2017
Gold Fields Ghana Limited (GGL) Tarkwa mines has awarded thirty teachers in Tarkwa Nsuaem and Prestea Huni/Valley constituencies for their hard work and contribution towards the improvement of education in their operational area.

Gold Industry Group welcomes Warburton and Carter to Board - Gold Industry Group
Wednesday, 1 February 2017
Mining Non-Executive Director and champion for diversity, Sharon Warburton, is the second woman to join the Gold Industry Group (GIG) Board as a Director, following the appointment of Gold Fields Australia Vice President of Legal and Compliance, Kelly Carter, to Vice Chairperson in November 2016.

Gold Fields Australia emerges as fresh IT-OT backer -
Friday, 27 January 2017
Gold Fields Australia is set to become the latest miner to jump on-board with the growing movement to bridge information and operational technology (IT-OT) at mine sites.

Gruyere gold project gains WA environmental approval - Mining Weekly
Monday, 23 January 2017
PERTH ( – Western Australian Environment Minister Albert Jacob has approved the development of the Gruyere gold project, which is a joint venture (JV) between Australia’s Gold Road and South Africa’s Gold Fields, north-east of Laverton.

Gold road res: final gruyere approvals tipped for Feb - Mining Business Media
Monday, 23 January 2017
West Australian explorer Gold Road says it will start development of its Gruyere openpit mine and construction of the processing plant immediately it receives final state mining, project management and works approvals now expected in Feb.

Gold Road earmarks A$22m for exploration, including A$5m for Gruyere JV - Mining Weekly
Wednesday, 18 January 2017
PERTH ( – ASX-listed Gold Road Resources has set aside up to A$22-million to focus on exploration in the Yamarna belt, in Western Australia.

Gold Fields applies for St Ives gold mine expansion - Mining Weekly
Monday, 9 January 2017
PERTH ( – South Africa-based gold miner Gold Fields has applied to the Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) to extend the life of its 400 000 oz/y St Ives gold mine to 2028.

Gold Fields looks to expand St Ives - National Mining Chronicle
Thursday, 5 January 2017
Gold Fields has pushed the button on plans to extend its 400,000 ounce a year St Ives gold mining operations near Kambalda in WA’s Goldfields to 2028.

Damang Gold Mine, Ghana - Mining Technology
Thursday, 5 January 2017
Spread across an area of 23,666ha, the Damang Gold mine is located 30km north of Tarkwa in South West Ghana. The mine is owned and operated by Abosso Goldfields (AGL), which is owned by Gold Fields Ghana Holdings (71.1%), IAMGOLD (18.9%) and the Ghanaian Government (10%).

Gold Fields: cyanide code smack for ST Ives mine - Mining Business Media
Thursday, 5 January 2017
The 350,000ozpa St Ives gold mine, 90km south of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia, has lost its certification under the International Cyanide Management Code after an independent audit found it had not maintained compliance over the last three years with the guidelines for companies using cyanide in gold and silver production.