In the media

20 November 2013

Video: Interview with Niël Pretorius during Precious Metal Summit 2013 Zürich

[commodity-tv] Jochen Staiger, Chief editor of Commodity TV interviews Niël Pretorius during Precious Metal Summit 2013 Zürich about DRDGOLD's history, production and processes.


10 October 2013

DRDGOLD strike brought to early close

[miningmx] - DRDGOLD brought a two-day strike at its Ergo plant to a rapid close agreeing an aggregate 8.84% increase in annual wages, equal to extra costs per year of about R21m. A previous draft wage agreement was for a total cost increase in wages of R19m.


10 October 2013

DRDGOLD, NUM reach 2-year wage settlement

[City Press] - A two-year settlement has been reached between DRDGOLD and 600 National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) members who were on a wage strike earlier this week at the company’s Ergo operations in Brakpan, Gauteng.


10 October 2013

Ergo strike ends as DRDGOLD, union sign wage deal

[miningweekly.com] – Dual-listed DRDGOLD has signed a two-year wage settlement with the National Union of Mineworkers, ending a two-day strike by some 600 employees at the company’s Ergo operations on the East Rand.


09 October 2013

DRDGOLD miners continue wage strike

[The New Age] - About 600 National Union of Mineworkers members continued a pay strike at DRDGOLD's Ergo operation in Brakpan, the mining company said on Wednesday.


08 October 2013

DRDGOLD non-plussed as 600 in pay dispute

[miningmx.com] – About 600 workers at DRDGOLD's Ergo plant stopped work this morning after the gold dumps retreatment company declined to accept 'eleventh hour' wage demands that would have increased its wage bill by R43m a year.


26 August 2013

Silver lining provided by DRDGOLD

[Mining mx] -- DRDGOLD is turning out to be one of the few gold shares that rewards investors.


26 August 2013

DRDGOLD lifts output and avoids wage strife

[Business Report] -- DRDGOLD, one of the few companies unscathed by labour unrest in the local mining sector, improved gold output for the quarter and year to June.


25 August 2013

DRD baat by belegging in tegnologie

[Beeld] -- DRDGOLD het die enigste goudprodusent geword wat in die verslagtyd tot einde Junie ’n dividend verklaar het.


23 August 2013

DRDGOLD earnings rise by 11 percent

[Business Report] -- DRDGOLD, South Africa's fifth-largest gold producer, reported an 11 percent rise in full-year earnings on Friday, boosted by a strong rand/gold price in the first half and higher production.


23 August 2013

DRDGOLD profit improves on higher output, rand gold price

[Business Day] -- DRDGOLD, a tailings treatment company, reported strong annual results on Friday, with its profit rising on improved gold production and a higher rand gold price.
23 August 2013

Surface gold miner DRDGOLD posts 9% operating profit rise, boosts dividend

[Mining Weekly] -- Dump-retreatment gold miner DRDGOLD, which achieved a 9% rise in operating profit in the 12 months to end June, has increased its dividend by 180%.
01 July 2013

Stocks rise as gold regains some of its shine

[Moneyweb] -- South African stocks rose on Monday, led by retail and gold mining shares, as investors returned to riskier assets after a recent sell-off sparked by worries over U.S. central bank policy and a possible slowdown in China.


26 April 2013

Video: DRDGOLD Q3 headline earnings with CFO Craig Barnes

[ABN Digital] -- DRDGOLD reported a 17 percent rise in third quarter headline earnings per share to 14 cents.


26 April 2013

DRDGOLD ‘considers options on Zimbabwe projects’

[Business Day] -- DRDGOLD will update shareholders on the sale of its Zimbabwean exploration projects and the ERPM assets in South Africa when it releases its full-year results.


25 April 2013

Video: DRDGOLD to escalate spending on gold recovery-focused R&D

[Mining Weekly] -– Dual-listed DRDGOLD will markedly increase its investment in research and development to maximise its current metallurgical processes and improve the overall recovery of gold, CEO Niël Pretorius said on Thursday.


25 April 2013

DRDGOLD to escalate spending on gold recovery-focused R&D

[Mining Weekly] -– Dual-listed DRDGOLD will markedly increase its investment in research and development to maximise its current metallurgical processes and improve the overall recovery of gold, CEO Niël Pretorius said on Thursday.


25 April 2013

How does gold at $1 400 affect DRD? Craig Barnes – CFO, DRDGOLD

[Money Web] -- DRDGOLD, the JSE-listed gold producer which effectively retreats surface tailings – that’s the mine dumps you see around Johannesburg – came out with production numbers for the first quarter today.


25 April 2013

DRDGOLD aims for 5% dividend yield

[Mining mx] -- DRDGOLD CEO Niël Pretorius is in London, selling the virtues of the lower risk, higher margin Johannesburg-based gold company that he runs.


25 April 2013

DRDGOLD Q3 earnings climb 17% on back of strengthened revenue

A 16% increase in gold revenue to R531-million for dual-listed DRDGOLD for the quarter ended March 31, 2013, has driven a 17% jump in headline earnings a share to 14c for the period, the company has reported.
25 April 2013

“Better than average production” Q3 results: DRDGOLD

DRDGOLD Limited has reported “better than average” in the quarter ended 31 March 2013, said CEO Niël Pretorius on Thursday.


25 April 2013

DRDGOLD’s third-quarter earnings rise

DRDGOLD, a tailings treatment company, reported a 17% improvement in headline earnings on higher gold production and increased revenue during the March quarter.


23 April 2013

DRDGOLD spikes on JSE rebound

The JSE's gold miners rebounded yesterday, with index rising 1.26%, led by DRDGOLD.
18 February 2013

DRDGOLD profits leap but the output of most SA miners plummets

[Sunday Times] -- DRDGOLD reported a 25% increase in second-quarter profit, lifted by higher prices and production, and declared its first interim dividend.


12 February 2013

DRDGOLD earnings skyrocket

[iafrica.com] -- DRDGOLD (DRD) increased headline earnings per share increased by 25 percent to 25 South African cents per share in the quarter ended December 31 2012.


12 February 2013

DRDGOLD H1 output up 9%

[Mining Weekly] -- Surface gold miner DRDGOLD on Tuesday reported a rise in production for the first half of the 2013 financial year on the back of continuing stabilisation in the operation of the JSE-listed group’s new Crown/Ergo pipeline.


12 February 2013

DRDGOLD posts 25% increase in headline earnings per share

[Business Day] -- Results ‘satisfactory’, says miner, as operating profit rises 37%, benefiting from rises in output and rand gold price, with company hailing ‘solid’ performance from Ergo.


12 February 2013

DRDGOLD to sell ERPM, Zim assets

[Miningmx] -- DRDGOLD is set to sever its last remaining links with underground gold mining - the activity to which it was famously (and sometimes dangerously) leveraged - announcing today it would sell the century-old East Rand asset, the ERPM gold mine.
12 February 2013

DRDGOLD operating profit up 37%

[Mining Review] -- DRDGOLD Limited CEO Niël Pretorius says the company has reported “satisfactory” results for the quarter ended 31 December 2012, reflecting a “solid performance” from surface retreatment subsidiary Ergo.


12 February 2013

DRDGOLD se wins klim 25%, dividend verklaar

[Sake24] -- DRDGOLD se wins het met 25% gestyg in die afgelope kwartaal en die groep het sy eerste tussentydse dividend verklaar, danksy hoër goudpryse en uitset.
12 February 2013

DRDGOLD ups earnings, to pay dividend

[Fin24] -- DRDGOLD, reported a 25% increase in second-quarter profit on Tuesday, lifted by higher prices and production and declared its first interim dividend.