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Two Gold Fields directors retire
Wednesday, 14 December 2016
Johannesburg, 14 December 2016: Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE: GFI) has announced the retirement of Messrs Kofi Ansah and Alan Hill as non-executive directors of the Gold Fields Board of Directors with effect from 31 December 2016.

Resignation of Nico Muller
Wednesday, 7 December 2016
Johannesburg, 7 December 2016: Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE: GFI) regrets to announce the resignation of Nico Muller, EVP: South Africa, effective 3 March 2017. Nico will be leaving Gold Fields to take up the position of chief executive officer (CEO) of Impala Platinum.

Sale of royalty portfolio to Maverix
Monday, 5 December 2016
Johannesburg, 5 December 2016: Gold Fields Limited (JSE, NYSE: GFI) refers shareholders to the announcement made by TSX-listed, Maverix Metals Inc. (Maverix) (TSX-V: MMX) involving Gold Fields Netherlands Services B.V., and certain of its other wholly owned subsidiaries (Gold Fields).

Joint Media Release - Gold Fields Ghana and Germany's GIZ launch youth agricultural programme
Wednesday, 23 November 2016
Gold Fields Ghana (GFG), in partnership with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, which is implementing the Employment for Sustainable Development (E4D) in Africa program on behalf of the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, is today launching the Youth in Organic Horticulture Production (YouHop) Program. The initiative, being executed through the Gold Fields Ghana Foundation, is aimed at creating employment and improving incomes for about 1,000 community youth, along the entire horticulture value chain. GFG and GIZ are investing 800,000.00 Euros in the program, over a three-year period.

Gold Fields announces withdrawal of joint acquisition proposal for Kirkland Lake; remains interested in a negotiated transaction
Friday, 18 November 2016
Johannesburg, 18 November 2016: Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE: GFI) announces that it and Silver Standard Resources Inc. (Silver Standard) (TSX:SRO, Nasdaq: SSRI) have today withdrawn their latest joint proposal to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Kirkland Lake Gold Inc. (Kirkland Lake) (TSX: KLG) in a negotiated transaction. 

Gold Fields comments on news reports regarding acquisition proposals made to Kirkland Lake
Monday, 14 November 2016
Johannesburg, 14 November 2016: Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE: GFI) notes recent press reports regarding proposals made jointly by it and Silver Standard Resources Inc. (Silver Standard) (TSX: SRO, Nasdaq: SSRI) to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Kirkland Lake Gold Inc. (Kirkland Lake) (TSX: KLG), as well as Kirkland Lake’s 11 November 2016 news release acknowledging these reports.

Gold Fields enters into a JV with Gold Road
Monday, 7 November 2016
Johannesburg, 7 November 2016: Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE: GFI) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a 50:50 joint venture with Gold Road Resources Limited (Gold Road) (ASX: GOR) for the development and operation of the Gruyere Gold Project in Western Australia, which comprises the Gruyere gold deposit as well as additional resources including Central Bore and Attila/Alaric (Gruyere).

Damang Reinvestment Plan
Monday, 24 October 2016
Johannesburg, 24 October 2016: Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE: GFI) is pleased to announce the Reinvestment Plan for the Damang Gold mine in Ghana which will extend the life of mine (LOM) by eight years from 2017 to 2024. The Reinvestment Plan, entails Gold Fields investing US$1.4bn (operating and capital expenditure) over the LOM. It will enhance the Group’s presence in one of its key operating regions and will result in significant social benefits for Ghana, including the creation and preservation of 1,850 direct jobs.

Gold Fields hands over Thusanang Clinic
Friday, 21 October 2016
Johannesburg, 21 October 2016: Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE: GFI) is pleased to announce that its South Deep Gold Mine today handed over the Thusanang 2 Clinic to the Gauteng Department of Health.

Gold Fields Ghana provides sponsorship for reconstructive surgery
Thursday, 13 October 2016
Accra, October 2016:  Gold Fields Ghana Limited (GFGL), the country’s largest gold producer, has partnered with the Greater Works Restoration Foundation (GWRF), an NGO, to provide free reconstructive surgery for 74 individuals in the Ashanti Region.

Gold Fields' Kelly Carter focuses on challenges faced by women in WA mining.
Monday, 10 October 2016

The Gold Industry Group hosted its inaugural Women in Gold event last night at The Perth Mint, attended by more than 300 industry professionals.

Gold Fields rated top SA mining company on the DJSI
Wednesday, 21 September 2016
Johannesburg, 21 September 2016: Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE: GFI) has been ranked the top South African mining company on the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) benchmarking database. 

Fatal accident at South Deep
Monday, 12 September 2016
Johannesburg, 12 September 2016: Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE: GFI) regrets to announce that an employee at the South Deep mine in South Africa lost his life in a fall-of-ground accident on Saturday following a -1.5 magnitude seismic event.

Gold Fields Ghana’s Damang mine awards scholarships to students
Monday, 22 August 2016
August 2016: Gold Fields Ghana’s Damang Mine, through the Gold Fields Ghana Foundation (GFGF), has awarded scholarships and bursaries worth 81,250 GHC to 65 students from the mine’s 9 host communities. This is part of GFGF’s scholarship and bursary program, which has financed the education of over 360 needy but brilliant students since its inception in 2004.

Appointment of two new Gold Fields non-executive directors
Friday, 22 July 2016
Johannesburg, 22 July 2016: Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE: GFI) is pleased to announce the appointments of Alhassan Andani and Peter Bacchus as independent non-executive directors to the Board of Gold Fields. This brings to four the announcements of new non-executive directors to the Gold Fields Board over the past two months.

Trading statement for six months to 30 June 2016
Tuesday, 19 July 2016
Johannesburg, 19 July 2016: Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE: GFI) advises that earnings per share (EPS) for the six months ended 30 June 2016 (H1 2016) are expected to be 1,400% (US$0.14) higher than the US$0.00 per share reported for the six months ended 30 June 2015 (H1 2015), at US$0.14 per share.

Appointment of Yunus Suleman to the Gold Fields Board of Directors
Thursday, 14 July 2016
Johannesburg, 14 July 2016: Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE: GFI) Gold Fields is pleased to announce the appointment of Yunus Suleman (59) as independent non-executive director to the Board of Gold Fields Limited (the "Board"). The appointment of Mr Suleman takes effect on 1 September 2016.

Research Analysts’ Recent Ratings Changes for Gold Fields (GFI) - American Banking & Market News
Saturday, 9 July 2016
Gold Fields (NYSE: GFI) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms:

Gold Fields upgraded to Buy at Goldman, which says gold price rally to continue - Gold Fields Limited (NYSE:GFI) - Seeking Alpha
Friday, 8 July 2016
Gold Fields (GFI +3.2%) is upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman Sachs in anticipation of higher investor interest in the stock given its high free cash flow and dividend yield, which the firm thinks has the potential for further increases.

Terence Goodlace appointed to the Board of Gold Fields
Tuesday, 14 June 2016
Johannesburg, 14 June 2016: Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE: GFI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Terence Philip Goodlace as an independent non-executive director to the Board of Directors of Gold Fields with effect from 1 July 2016.

Granny Smith opens gas power plant
Thursday, 9 June 2016
Gold Fields’ Granny Smith Gold Mine is now supplied by the world’s most efficient high speed reciprocating1 engine power station of its class, which was designed and delivered by Aggreko.

Credit facilities successfully refinanced
Tuesday, 7 June 2016
Johannesburg, 7 June 2016: Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE: GFI) has successfully refinanced its US$1,440m credit facilities due in November 2017. The new facilities amount to US$1,290m and comprise three tranches:

Gold Fields Form 20-F filing
Monday, 25 April 2016
Johannesburg, 25 April 2016: Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE: GFI) advises that on 13 April 2016 it filed its Form 20-F Annual Report for the year ended 31 December 2015 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The document can be accessed on the Gold Fields website: www.goldfields.com

Gold Fields publishes Integrated Annual Report for the year ended 31 December 2015
Thursday, 31 March 2016
Johannesburg, 31 March 2016 - Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE: GFI) today published its Integrated Annual Report 2015 and a number of associated reports on its website, namely the Notice to Shareholders of the Annual General Meeting (AGM), the statutory Annual Financial Report 2015, the 2015 Mineral Resource and Mineral Reserve Supplement and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 Content Index. The Integrated Annual Report is also being posted to shareholders today.

Development agreement concluded in Ghana
Tuesday, 29 March 2016
Johannesburg, 29 March 2016: Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE: GFI) is pleased to announce that it has concluded a development agreement with the Government of Ghana for both the Tarkwa and Damang mines. The highlights of the agreement include:

Gold Fields Australia wins appeal in native title proceedings
Tuesday, 29 March 2016
Johannesburg, 29 March 2016: Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE: GFI) is pleased to announce that the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia today overturned a July 2014 Federal Court decision that the re-grant of certain tenements to Gold Fields Australia’s St Ives mine in 2004 by the State was not compliant with the correct processes in the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth).

Gold Fields funds landmark medical facial imaging project
Friday, 12 February 2016
Perth, 12 February 2016: The Gold Fields Australian Foundation has pledged its support for a 3D facial imaging project being developed through the Princess Margaret Hospital to improve diagnosis and treatment of various rare diseases and medical conditions.

Production in-line; costs better than guidance
Wednesday, 27 January 2016
Johannesburg, 27 January 2016: Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE: GFI) Group attributable equivalent gold production for the 2015 financial year is expected to be 2.16Moz, which is within 1% of the original guidance (provided in February 2015) of 2.17Moz.

Gold Fields Top SA mining company in sustainability yearbook
Wednesday, 20 January 2016
Johannesburg, 20 January 2016: Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE) is the top ranked South African mining company in the 2016 Sustainability Yearbook, one of the most recognised publications highlighting the sustainability performance of listed companies worldwide.