A world leader in surface gold tailings retreatment

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Ergo Mining (Pty) Limited, a subsidiary of DRDGOLD Limited invites applications from eligible residents of communities within its areas of operation for learnerships in the following engineering fields:

  • electrical
  • fitting and machining
  • fabrication/boilermaking


Only applications from residents of communities within a 10km radius of Ergo's Brakpan plant, City Deep plant and former Crown Mines plant will be considered.


  • N2 certificate in one of the three fields; or
  • Grade 12 certificate with a pass of 50% or more in mathematics and physical science.

To apply:

Email a brief CV, copy of your identity document, latest results and proof of residence to employment.confirmation@drdgold.com

Closing date:

Friday, 30 March 2018.

If you are not contacted within two weeks, please consider your application as having been unsuccessful.

DRDGOLD/Sibanye-Stillwater transaction

Letter to Shareholders




Circular relating to:

  • the proposed acquisition by DRDGOLD of selected surface processing plants and tailings assets, by way of an acquisition of 100% shareholding in WRTRP from Sibanye-Stillwater, in exchange for the allotment and issue of new DRDGOLD Shares to Sibanye-Stillwater (amounting to approximately 38% of all DRDGOLD Shares in issue (including Treasury Shares));
  • the potential future Specific Issue, pursuant to the potential exercise of the Option by Sibanye-Stillwater, of so many DRDGOLD Shares as will result in Sibanye-Stillwater holding 50.1% of all DRDGOLD Shares in issue (including Treasury Shares);
  • a waiver of the Mandatory Offer; and
  • an increase in the authorised but unissued ordinary share capital of DRDGOLD and proposed amendments to the DRDGOLD MOI.



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15 February 2018
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12 February 2018
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12 February 2018
Interim payment to Ekurhuleni metropolitan council
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05 March 2018
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19 February 2018
Watch: South African gold miners show good interim numbers
16 February 2018
Watch: DRDGold is back in the black
15 February 2018
DRDGold leaps almost 9% after declaring dividend
15 February 2018
DRDGOLD maintains WRTRP will deliver short-term value
All In the media >>

Mining for Schools website

This website, developed by the Chamber of Mines of South Africa which supports and promotes the South African mining industry, provides resources for teachers and learners to reinforce, enhance and extend learning. The content aligns with the Grade 12 Economic Geography of South Africa: Mining section of the South African Department of Basic Education’s Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS).

More available at: www.miningforschools.co.za


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DRDGOLD Limited (DRDGOLD) is a mid-tier, unhedged gold producer and the only South African mining company to focus solely on the retreatment of surface gold tailings. The company's strategy is to deploy its resources to maximise economic value through sustainable and responsible mining, while releasing land back to the greater Johannesburg for redevelopment.

In FY2017 the company provided jobs for 2 215 people, including 850 permanent employees. The remaining 1 365 people worked for the specialist service providers engaged by the company to provide the expertise required for tailings reclamation and tailings dam management.