Gold Fields Limited is a South African gold mining firm, one of the world’s largest, which is listed on both the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).
The firm was formed in 1998 with the amalgamation of the gold assets of Gold Fields of South Africa Limited and Gencor Limited.
The company is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa. It owns and operates mines from South Africa to Australia and has a policy of exploring for gold in any country. Executive Gordon R. Parker led Gold Fields.
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... Three Gold Fields electorates were defined as covering declared gold fields within specified general electorates ... Rolls were not kept for Gold Fields seats, voters being able to establish their right to vote by presenting either a mining licence or business licence in a proclaimed gold field that had been held for at ... general district and the overlaying Gold Fields district ...
... The discovery of gold, beginning in 1851 first at Bathurst in New South Wales and then in the newly formed colony of Victoria, transformed Australia ... The gold rushes occurred hard on the heels of a major worldwide economic depression ... the announcement of the discovery of payable gold near Bathurst by Edward Hargraves ...
... and also held large interests in the main machinery supplier for the mining fields ... In 1887 Rudd's interests had shifted to gold, the previous year discovered at the Witwatersrand ... With Rhodes and him as directors, and his brother Thomas as chairman, they registered Gold Fields of South Africa Ltd in early 1887 ...
... This is a list of gold mines in Western Australia which are active, were recently active or are scheduled for production in the near future Mine Owner Location Region Production Period ...
... Gold Fields A Centenary Portrait by Paul Johnson (writer) ... Jones, and refers to Consolidated Gold Fields and its subsidiary companies ...
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Did after him the World seduce:
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