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South Africa's Gold Fields Q1 production up 10 pct
JOHANNESBURG, April 25 (Reuters) - South Africa's Gold
Fields Ltd said on Thursday its quarterly bullion
production increased by 10 percent with a recovery in
production at its South Deep mine after a six-week strike.
Gold production for the quarter ended March. 31 rose to
542,000 from 490,000 ounces a year earlier.
"Gold Fields is now well placed to maintain a production
profile of approximately 2 million ounces a year at our
international operations in Australia, Ghana and the Americas
over the medium to long term," Chief Executive Officer Nick
Holland said in a statement.
(Reporting by Tanisha Heiberg; editing by Jason Neely)
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