Media releases

02 December 2009

DRDGOLD agrees to sell 60% of Blyvoor to Aurora

DRDGOLD and Aurora announced today that they have signed a Heads of Agreement relating to an offer in terms of which Aurora will acquire a 60% interest in Blyvoor for R296.2 million with effect from 1 December 2009.
02 December 2009

DRDGOLD agrees to sell 60% of Blyvoor to Aurora

DRDGOLD and Aurora announced today that Aurora has made, and DRDGOLD has accepted, a firm offer to acquire a 60% interest in DRDGOLD SAs wholly owned Blyvoor.
18 November 2009

Angry DRDGOLD dismisses Solidarity retrenchment claim

DRDGOLD Limited last night rejected a public announcement made earlier in the day by trade union Solidarity that the company intends to retrench 1 300 employees at its 74%-owned Blyvooruitzicht gold mine near Carletonville.
12 November 2009

DRDGOLD announces granting of judicial management order over Blyvoor; reports improved monthly performance by all other operations

DRDGOLD Limited announced today that the High Court of South Africa has approved its application for a judicial management order over the companys 74%-owned Blyvoor operation.
09 November 2009

DRDGOLD to seek judicial management order for Blyvoor

In a bid to save its 74%-owned Blyvoor mine from liquidation DRDGOLD Limited intends applying to the High Court of South Africa for a judicial management order over the struggling operation.
22 October 2009

Increased surface production offsets lower underground ounces

DRDGOLD Limited today announced a 1% decrease in gold production to 57 292oz for the quarter ended 30 September 2009.
12 October 2009

Blyvoor strikers return to work

DRDGOLD Limited announced today that a wage-related strike by some 3 900 employees in the National Union of Mineworkers recognition unit at the Blyvooruitzicht Gold Mining Limited operation is over.
08 October 2009

Crown strikers return to work

DRDGOLD Limited announced today that a wage-related strike by some 500 employees in the National Union of Mineworkers recognition unit at the Crown Gold Recoveries surface retreatment operations, have returned to work.
30 September 2009

DRDGOLD strike action continues

DRDGOLD said today that wage-related strike action by a total of 4 400 employees in the National Union of Mineworkers recognition units at the Blyvooruitzicht Gold Mining Company Limited and Crown Gold Recoveries Limited operations, which are held by the companys 74%-owned subsidiary, DRDGOLD South African Operations Limited, has entered its third week.
29 September 2009

Confirmation of posting of annual report and convening of annual general meeting

DRDGOLD wishes to confirm that its annual report containing its audited annual financial results will be posted today.
14 September 2009

DRDGOLD withdraws its complaint against ArcelorMittal South Africa Limited

DRDGOLD and Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited announced today that they have withdrawn their excessive pricing complaint against ArcelorMittal South Africa Limited.
14 September 2009

DRDGOLD settles with UASA, NUM gives notice of labour action

DRDGOLD Limited announced today that its Blyvoor, ERPM and Crown operations have signed a two-year wage settlement with UASA.
26 August 2009

Blyvoor gives notice of right-sizing consultation process

DRDGOLD Limited announced today that it has advised unions of its intention to right-size the Blyvooruitzicht operations.
20 August 2009

DRDGOLD declares dividend of 5 SA cents per share

DRDGOLD Limited today announced a final dividend of 5 SA cents per share for the year ended 30 June 2009, compared with 10 cents in the previous year.
22 July 2009

Rejection by Mintails of the offer by DRDGOLD to purchase its South African assets and withdrawal of cautionary

The Mintails board has advised DRDGOLD that it has rejected the offer to acquire all of its South African business assets, excluding its interest in West Wits Mining Limited.
29 June 2009

DRDGOLD offer to purchase Mintails South African business assets conditionally accepted

DRDGOLD Limited has announced that ASX-listed Mintails has conditionally accepted an offer by DRDGOLD to acquire all of Mintails South African business assets except its interest in underground explorer West Wits Mining Limited (WWI).
24 April 2009

'Focus on reducing risk, containing costs and pursuing steady-state production at Ergo': CEO

DRDGOLD Limited has announced a 38% rise in operating profit to R129.9 million for the quarter ended 31 March 2009.
01 April 2009

Results of general meeting

The company is pleased to announce that, at the general meeting held yesterday to consider the acquisition by the DRDGOLD group of the 50% interest held by the Mintails group in the Elsburg Gold Mining Joint Venture, all the resolutions were passed by the requisite majorities of votes.
06 February 2009

‘Disciplined approach to future growth’: CEO

DRDGOLD today reported a 65% increase in operating profit to R94.3 million and a 30% rise in headline earnings per share to 13.6 South African cents for the quarter ended 31 December 2008.
26 January 2009

Update on the effect of the power outage at the Blyvooruitzicht Mine

DRDGOLD wishes to advise that underground operations at the No 5 shaft of the Blyvooruitzicht mine held by DRDGOLD South African Operations (Pty) Limited resumed at the start of the night shift on Thursday 22 January 2009.
20 January 2009

ERPM Section 189A consultation process concludes

Consultations in terms of Section 189A of the Labour Relations Act regarding the future of employees affected by the placing on care and maintenance of the underground operations of the Boksburg-based ERPM mine of DRDGOLD SA have been concluded.
18 January 2009

Rescue under way at Blyvoor

Work is under way to bring to surface some 167 underground workers who are currently safe in rescue bays at the No 5 Shaft of DRDGOLD South African Operations (Pty) Limited’s Blyvooruitzicht gold mine near Carletonville
18 January 2009

All Blyvoor employees safely on surface

DRDGOLD is pleased to report that all 167 employees at the No 5 shaft, Blyvooruitzicht Gold Mine, near Carletonville, have been safely brought to surface