BRIEF-Gold Fields says 15,000 workers strike at South African mine

JOHANNESBURG, Sept 10 Mon Sep 10, 2012 2:45am EDT

JOHANNESBURG, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Gold Fields Ltd : * Says employees of the west section of the KDC gold mine on illegal strike * Says about 15,000 employees participating in the strike * Says all production at KDC west has been suspended as result of strike