GOLD FIELDS VISION

To be a leading, globally diversified, precious metals producer through the responsible, sustainable and innovative development of quality assets.

 

GOLD FIELDS MISSION

Gold Fields is intent on achieving outstanding returns for investors with motivated employees committed to optimising existing operations and aggressively pursuing and developing additional world-class deposits, promoting mutually beneficial relationships and applying best practice technology.

 

GOLD FIELDS PROFILE

Gold Fields Limited is one of the world’s largest unhedged producers of gold with attributable production of 3,64 million ounces per annum from eight operating mines in South Africa, Ghana and Australia. A ninth mine, Cerro Corona Gold/Copper mine in Peru, commenced production in August 2008 at an initial rate of approximately 375,000 gold equivalent ounces per annum. The company has total attributable ore reserves of 83 million ounces and mineral resources of 251 million ounces. Gold Fields is listed on JSE Limited (primary listing), the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Dubai International Financial Exchange (DIFX), the New Euronext in Brussels (NYX) and Swiss Exchange (SWX).

 

SCOPE OF THIS REPORT

This report provides an overview of Gold Fields’ four South African and five International operations for the year ended 30 June 2008, on a Group and mine by mine basis. It details the company’s financial statements, Mineral Reserves and Resources and looks ahead to the Group’s prospects for F2009 as it expands its global footprint. The Sustainable Development (SD) section of the report covers the activities of our subsidiaries as well as parts of our exploration work for the year ending 30 June 2008.

 

A MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN

Alan J Wright  

Alan J Wright
Chairman

International developments continue to support our bullish outlook on the gold price.

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A MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Nicholas Holland  

Nicholas Holland
Chief Executive Officer

We will not mine if we cannot
mine safely.

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A MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Nicholas Holland  

Terence Goodlace
Chief Operating Officer

Safe production is the only way forward.

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REVIEW OF OPERATIONS

SOUTH AFRICAN OPERATIONS

DRIEFONTEIN GOLD MINE
KLOOF GOLD MINE
BEATRIX GOLD MINE
SOUTH DEEP GOLD MINE

WEST AFRICAN OPERATIONS

TARKWA GOLD MINE
DAMANG GOLD MINE

AUSTRALIAN OPERATIONS

ST IVES GOLD MINE
AGNEW GOLD MINE

 

SUSTAINABILITY

In keeping with our previous year’s report and the favourable feedback that we have received, we have elected to again restrict our reporting to issues that our stakeholders deem to be material and to present this report as an update on the progress achieved during this year.

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GROUP FINANCIALS

Consolidated income statement
Consolidated balance sheet
Consolidated statement of changes in shareholders’ equity
Consolidated cash flow statement
Notes

COMPANY FINANCIALS

Company income statement
Company balance sheet
Company statement of changes in shareholders’ equity
Company cash flow statement
Notes

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