Gold Fields

Who we are

Gold Fields is one of the world’s largest unhedged producers of gold with eight operating mines in South Africa, Ghana, Peru and Australia and feasibility and resource development projects in the Philippines, Finland, Ghana and Peru. Our ambition is to be the global leader in sustainable gold mining. The company has a complement of over 50,000 staff and contractors worldwide.

Gold Fields produces 3.5 million ounces of gold a year and has total attributable gold equivalent Mineral Reserves of 76.7 million ounces and Mineral Resources of 225.4 million ounces. The company 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 Australia, we operate two mines – the St Ives and Agnew Gold Mines - in Western Australia (WA). These mines employ over 1,600 staff on both a residential and a fly-in fly-out basis.

When you’re on, you’re building a world-class mining career founded on safety, innovation and training in one of Australia’s most prosperous gold regions. When you’re off, you’re free to explore the sun-drenched beaches, vibrant commercial hubs and iconic outback of WA.

St Ives Gold Mine

Located near Lake Lefroy in the prolific gold-producing Eastern Goldfields region of Western Australia, our St Ives mine is around 80 kilometres south of Kalgoorlie and 630 kilometres east of Perth. Acquired from WMC Resources in 2001, this mine produces over 450,000 ounces per annum making it one of the leading gold producers in Australia.

Featuring both underground and surface mining, SAG Mill, CIP technology and heap leaching, the site supports over 1200 staff and contractors.

St Ives Gold Mine operates mainly on a residential basis, with employees either living in Kambalda or in Kalgoorlie.

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Agnew Gold Mine

Situated in the Eastern Goldfields region, our Agnew mine site is 23 kilometres west of Leinster, 375 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie and nearly 1000 kilometres north-east of Perth. Acquired in 2001 Agnew Gold Mine produces over 160,000 ounces of gold per annum.

Gold is sourced from underground and surface operations and processed via a CIP plant. The majority of our 400 strong Agnew workforce live permanently in Perth and fly into Leinster when rostered to do so.

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