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Chinchillas bite back at Gold Fields

Gold Fields’ development of a gold mine at its Salares Norte project in Chile has been “bitten” by the short-tailed chinchillas on the project site as Chile’s SMA environmental regulator began sanction proceedings due to infringements in the process of relocating the endangered rodents residing in the project area.

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Gold Fields Salres Norte in Chile

The company commenced construction of the US$800 million Salares Norte development early this year where it aims to produce an average of 450,000 ounces a year of gold-equivalent over its first seven