Illegal Strikes at Gold Fields' Ghanaian Mines Resolved
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, April 9, 2013 /CNW/ - Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) is pleased to report that employees at its Tarkwa and Damang mines in Ghana returned to work yesterday evening and this morning after embarking on illegal industrial action last Tuesday (2 April 2013).
This follows after management and the Ghana Mineworkers Union reached settlement on the issues that gave rise to the dispute.
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About Gold Fields
Gold Fields is a significant unhedged producer of gold with attributable annualised production of 2.1 million gold equivalent ounces from six operating mines in Australia, Ghana, Peru and South Africa. Gold Fields also has an extensive and diverse global growth pipeline with four major projects at resource development and feasibility level. Gold Fields International has total managed gold-equivalent Mineral Reserves of 64 million ounces and Mineral Resources of 155 million ounces. Gold Fields is listed on the JSE Limited (primary listing), the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), NASDAQ Dubai Limited, Euronext in Brussels (NYX) and the Swiss Exchange (SWX). In February 2013, Gold Fields unbundled its KDC and Beatrix mines in South Africa into a separately listed company, Sibanye Gold.
Sponsor: J.P. Morgan Equities Limited
Investors Willie Jacobsz Tel: +27-11-562-9775 Mobile: +27-82-971-9238 Email: Willie.Jacobsz@goldfields.co.za
Media - South Africa Sven Lunsche Tel: +27-11-562-9763 Mobile: +27-83-260-9279 email: Sven.Lunsche@goldfields.co.za
Media - Ghana Sharda Naidoo Mobile: +233-533-338-138 (Ghana) Mobile: +27-83-560-1769 email: Sharda.Naidoo@goldfields.co.za
SOURCE: Gold Fields Limited
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