Gold Fields Ltd was incorporated in 1968. The Company is engaged in gold mining and related activities, including exploration, extraction, processing and smelting. Gold bullion, its principal product, is currently produced in South Africa, Ghana and Australia and sold in South Africa and internationally. It also produces copper/gold concentrate in Peru, which is sold internationally. Its geographical segments include South Africa, Ghana, Australia and Peru. The Company competes with Barrick Gold, Newmont Mining, AngloGold and Gold Fields, among others.