JOHANNESBURG, March 31, 2021 /CNW/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold
Fields) (JSE: GFI) (NYSE: GFI) today published its Integrated
Annual Report 2020 (IAR) and a number of associated reports on its
These are the statutory Annual Financial Report 2020 (AFR),
including the Governance Report, containing the audited
consolidated financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2020, the Notice to Shareholders of
the Annual General Meeting (AGM) and the 2020 Mineral Resources and
Mineral Reserves Supplement. The relevant documents will also be
posted to shareholders over the next few days.
These audited results contain no modifications to the reviewed
financial results published on the Stock Exchange News Service on
18 February 2020.
The IAR and the AFR incorporate all aspects of the Group's
business, including reviews of the South African, West African,
Australian and South American operations, the Group's project
activities, as well as detailed financial, operational and
sustainable development information.
PwC Inc. have audited the financial statements for the year
ended 31 December 2020, and their
unqualified Independent Auditor's Report is included in the AFR.
PwC Inc have raised one key audit matter in their unqualified
Independent Auditor's Report, namely the impairment assessment of
the South Deep cash generating unit. PwC Inc have also included the
Independent Reporting Accountant's Assurance Report on the
compilation of pro-forma financial information in the AFR.
The IAR contains the CEO Report of Gold Fields' outgoing Chief
Executive Officer Nick Holland, who
is retiring from the Company today. Nick provides an overview of
the Company's 2020 performance, but also takes a look at Gold
Fields' longer-term strategic transformation. Chris Griffith takes over as CEO with effect
from 1 April 2021.
The Gold Fields Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves
Supplement 2020 contains a comprehensive overview of Gold Fields'
Mineral Resource and Mineral Reserve status as well as a detailed
breakdown for its operations and projects. As at 31 December 2020, Gold Fields had attributable
gold-equivalent Mineral Reserves of 52.1Moz (2019: 51.3Moz) and
gold-equivalent Mineral Resources of 116.0Moz (2019: 115.7Moz).
Gold Fields' Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Content Index
2020, the 2020 Climate Change Report and the 2020 Report to
Stakeholders will be published during April 2021.
Notice of AGM
Notice is given to Shareholders of the AGM of the Company to be
held entirely by electronic communications on Thursday,
6 May 2021 at 13:00. The AGM will
transact the business as stated in the Notice of that meeting, a
copy of which can be found with the IAR on the company's website at
www.goldfields.com. In terms of section 59(1) (b) of the Companies
Act, 71 of 2008, the record date for the purpose of determining
which shareholders are entitled to participate in and vote at the
AGM (being the date on which a shareholder must be registered in
the Company's securities register in order to participate in and
vote at the AGM) is Friday, 23 April
2021. Therefore the last day to trade in order to be
registered in the Company's securities register as at the record
date is Tuesday, 20 April 2021.
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About Gold Fields
Gold Fields Limited is a globally diversified gold producer with
nine operating mines and one project in Australia, Chile, Ghana
(including our Asanko Joint Venture), Peru and South
Africa, with total attributable annual gold-equivalent
production of 2.24Moz. It has attributable gold-equivalent Mineral
Reserves of 52.1Moz and gold Mineral Resources of 116.0Moz. Gold
Fields has a primary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange
(JSE) Limited, and an additional listing on the New York Stock
Sponsor: J.P. Morgan Equities South Africa (Pty) Ltd
SOURCE Gold Fields Limited