Gold Fields Ltd. is a gold mining company, which engages in the production of gold and operation of mines.
The firm also explores for copper in Peru as well as engages in underground and surface gold and copper mining and related activities, including exploration, development, extraction, processing, and smelting.
It operates through the following geographical segments: South Africa, Ghana, Australia, and Peru.
The South Africa segments involves the South Deep mine.
The Ghana segment involves the Takwa and Damang mines.
The Australia segment comprises of the St. Ives, Agnew or Lawlers, Granny Smith, and Darlot mines.
The Peru segment operates the Cerro Corona mine.
The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa.