Gold Fields publishes 2016 Integrated Annual Report
Tuesday, 28 March 2017
Johannesburg, 28 March 2017: Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE: GFI) today published its Integrated Annual Report 2016 and a number of associated reports on its website.
These are the Notice to Shareholders of the Annual General Meeting (AGM), the statutory Annual Financial Report 2016 and the 2016 Mineral Resource and Mineral Reserve Supplement. The Integrated Annual Report will be posted to shareholders on Friday, 31 March 2017.
The Integrated Annual Report and the Annual Financial Report incorporate all aspects of the Group’s business, including reviews of the South African, West African, Australian and South American operations, the Group’s project activities, as well as detailed financial, operational and sustainable development information.
KPMG Inc. have audited the financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2016 including the Annual Financial Report and their unmodified audit report is open for inspection at the Company’s offices.
An abridged report has not been published as the information previously published in the reviewed preliminary consolidated results on 16 February 2017 has not changed.
The Integrated Annual Report, the Notice to Shareholders of the AGM, the Annual Financial Report and the Mineral Resource and Mineral Reserve Supplement are available at www.goldfields.com.
Mineral Resource and Mineral Reserve Supplement 2016
The Gold Fields Mineral Resource and Mineral Reserve Supplement 2016 contains a comprehensive overview of Gold Fields’ MineralResource and Mineral Reserve status as well as a detailed breakdown for its operations and projects.
As at 31 December 2016, Gold Fields had attributable gold MineralReserves of 48.1 million ounces and gold Mineral Resources of 101.5 million ounces. In addition, the attributable copper Mineral Reserves totalled 454 million pounds and Mineral Resources 5,813 million pounds. Stated figures are net of production depletion.
The SAMREC Code compliant Mineral Reserves are based on gold and copper prices of US$1,200/oz and US$2.3/lb, respectively. Relevant tonnes, grades, classification, reconciliations and Competent Persons are detailed in the Supplement.
Notice of Annual General Meeting
Notice is given to Shareholders of the AGM of the Company to be held at 150 Helen Road, Sandown, Sandton, on Wednesday, 24 May 2017 at 09:00. The AGM will transact the business as stated in the Notice of that meeting, a copy of which can be found with the Integrated Annual Report on the company’s website at www.goldfields.com
In terms of section 59(1) (b) of the Companies Act, 71 of 2008, the record date for the purpose of determining which shareholders are entitled to participate in and vote at the AGM (being the date on which a shareholder must be registered in the Company’s securities register in order to participate in and vote at the AGM) as Friday, 19 May 2017. Therefore the last day to trade in order to be registered in the Company’s securities register as at the record date is Tuesday, 16 May 2017.