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Gold Fields Limited - Full Turn-Out at Gold Fields' Beatrix Gold Mine

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Gold Fields Limited - Full Turn-Out at Gold Fields' Beatrix Gold Mine04:19 EDT Thursday, October 18, 2012JOHANNESBURG, October 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) is pleased to report a full turnout at Beatrix 4 Shaft where the 2,800 striking workers this morning reported for work. This follows the return to work yesterday morning of all 6,200 employees at the 1, 2, 3 Shafts.Gold Fields on Monday, 15 October, 2012, issued a final ultimatum to striking employees at KDC West and Beatrix, to present themselves for work by no later than 14h00 today, Thursday, 18 October 2012, or face immediate dismissal.Notes to editorsAbout Gold FieldsGold Fields is one of the world's largest unhedged producers of gold with attributable annualised production of 3.5 million gold equivalent ounces from eight operating mines in Australia, Ghana, Peru and South Africa. Gold Fields also has an extensive and diverse global growth pipeline with four major projects in resource development and feasibility, with construction decisions expected in the next 18 to 24 months.  Gold Fields has total attributable gold equivalent Mineral Reserves of 80.6 million ounces and Mineral Resources of 217 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).Sponsor: J.P. Morgan Equities LimitedEnquiries Willie Jacobsz Tel: +27-11-562-9775 Mobile: +27-82-971-9238 Email:  Willie.Jacobsz@goldfields.co.zaSOURCE Gold Fields Limited