Gold Fields Operating Update - March 2016 Quarter

Apr 19, 2016, 02:36 ET from Gold Fields Limited, South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, April 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Gold Fields Limited (NYSE & JSE: GFI) is pleased to provide an operational update for the quarter ended 31 March 2016. Detailed financial and operational results are provided on a six-monthly basis i.e. at the end of June and December.


                                        UNITED STATES DOLLARS
                                        March    December     March
    Key Statistics                       2016        2015      2015

    Gold produced*          oz (000)      515         566       501
    Tonnes milled/treated       000     8,589       8,386     8,173
    Revenue                   US$/oz    1,192       1,092     1,198
    Operating costs        US$/tonne       40          41        44
    All-in sustaining costs   US$/oz      961         929     1,143
    Total all-in cost         US$/oz      986         942     1,164

*All of the key statistics are managed figures from continuing operations, except for gold produced which is attributable equivalent production.

All operations are wholly owned except for Tarkwa and Damang in Ghana (90.0 per cent) and Cerro Corona in Peru (99.5 per cent).

Gold produced (and sold) throughout this report includes copper gold equivalents of approximately 5 per cent of Group production.

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About Gold Fields 

Gold Fields Limited is an unhedged, globally diversified producer of gold with eight operating mines in Australia, Ghana, Peru and South Africa with attributable annual gold production of approximately 2.0 million ounces. It has attributable Mineral Reserves of around 46 million ounces and Mineral Resources of around 102 million ounces. Attributable copper Mineral Reserves total 532 million pounds and Mineral Resources 5,912 million pounds. Gold Fields has a primary listing on the JSE Limited, with secondary listings on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Swiss Exchange (SWX).

Sponsor: J.P. Morgan Equities South Africa (Pty) Ltd


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SOURCE Gold Fields Limited, South Africa