Gold Fields Achieved Improvement in Production and Cost Performance

 Gold Fields Achieved Improvement in Production and Cost Performance  JOHANNESBURG, Feb. 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE,  NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) today announced normalised earnings from continuing  operations for the December 2013 quarter of US$14 million compared with US$12  million in the September 2013 quarter and US$127 million in the December 2012  quarter. In Rand terms the normalised earnings for the December 2013 quarter  of R145 million compared with R120 million in the September 2013 quarter and  R1,080 million in the December 2012 quarter.  A final dividend of 22 SA cents per share (gross) is payable on 10 March 2014,  giving a total dividend for the year ended December 2013 of 22 SA cents per  share (gross).  Full results are available on the company website at  http://www.goldfields.co.za  Notes to editors  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. In February  2013 Gold Fields unbundled its KDC and Beatrix mines in South Africa into an  independent and separately listed company, Sibanye Gold. In October 2013 Gold  Fields acquired Barrick's Granny Smith, Lawlers and Darlot Gold Mines in  Western Australia. Gold Fields subsequently has attributable gold-equivalent  annual production of approximately 2.2 million ounces, Mineral Reserves of  approximately 60 million ounces and Mineral Resources of approximately 158  million ounces. Gold Fields has a primary listing on the JSE Limited, with  secondary listings on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), NASDAQ Dubai  Limited, Euronext in Brussels (NYX) and the Swiss Exchange (SWX).  Sponsor: J.P. Morgan Equities South Africa (Pty) Ltd    SOURCE  Gold Fields Limited  Investors, Willie Jacobsz, Mobile: +27-82-971-9238 (SA), Mobile:  +1-857-241-7127 (USA), email: Willie.Jacobsz@goldfields.co.za; Media, Sven  Lunsche, Tel: +27-11-562-9763, Mobile: +27-83-260-9279, email:  Sven.Lunsche@goldfields.co.za  To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL:  http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2014/13/c3958.html  CO: Gold Fields Limited ST: South Africa NI: MNG ERN