Gold Fields belongs to Gold Fields Ltd. South African economic group, a corporation with more than 130 years of experience in the mining sector and recognized as one of the world's largest gold producers.

It has mining operations in South Africa, Ghana, Australia, Peru (Cerro Corona), as well as one project in Chile in the construction stage and one project in the Philippines. Our project in Chile, Salares Norte, has a mineral reserves estimation of 3.5 million oz gold and 39 million oz silver, equating to gold equivalent Reserves of 4.1 million oz. Cerro Corona, our operation in Peru, is located within the district and province of Hualgayoc, in the department of Cajamarca, and is a producer of high-quality copper and gold concentrate. It exports the concentrate by sea to smelters in Asia and Europe and is one of most recognized copper and gold-mining operations in Peru.

Gold Fields is a mining company that seeks to be a leader in the sector by optimizing its operations and sustainable practices in order to benefit the community and promote respect for the environment, developing the best human talent and boosting economic progress and the sustainable development of the country.

Our Offer

Cerro Corona is one of the most recognized gold and copper mining operations in the country. It produces copper and gold through conventional mining methods of open pit and sulphide mineral treatment via flotation to extract concentrate. The concentrate is characterized for having a copper content of around 21% and a high gold content of around 1 oz/mt.

Our Added Value

Gold Fields in Peru is subscribed to many standards issued by the International Standards Organization (ISO), including: ISO 14001 Environmental Management Standard; ISO 45001 Safety Management Standard; ISO 50001 Energy Management Standard and ISO 27001 Information Security Management Systems Standard. We are one of the companies included in the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI), and we belong to the Aequales Community, a community of companies that promote gender equality. In 2020, we were recognized by the Aequales PAR Ranking that measures gender equity in national and Latin American companies, occupying the 4th place in the mining and energy category internationally.

We are the first and only mining company in the network that is part of the Pride Connection network, promoting inclusive and safe workspaces for the LGBT + community.

Founding Year

On July 27, 2008,

Cerro Corona starts production




Luis Rivera Ruiz Executive Vice President of Gold Fields Ltd. since October 2016. Luis leads the Americas Region and has been a member of the Board of Directors of Gold Fields in Peru since 2017.

Career: Geological Engineer from San Marcos University (UNMSM), Peru, with an MBA from Polytechnic University of Madrid and specialized studies at Kellogg School of Management.

Professional experience: • More than 30 years in mining operations and projects, having served as General Manager and Vice President of Operations. • General Manager at MMG Las Bambas Mining Company, as well as General Manager Copper at Glencore Peru and Executive General Manager for all Xstrata Copper Operations in Peru. Luis was also General Manager of the large Tintaya and Antapaccay copper operations, and the Xstrata Operations of Minera Alumbrera in Argentina for over a decade.

Other: • Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce of Peru (AmCham) • Former President of the Peruvian Institute of Mining Engineers (IIMP)

Leader in Cerro Corona: Ronald Diaz Vásquez

Vice President of Operations for Gold Fields in Peru and General Manager of the Cerro Corona operation.