Media releases

21 October 2010

6% rise in gold production

DRDGOLD has reported a 6% increase in gold production to 65 267oz for the quarter ended 30 September 2010, reflecting increasing stability in the underground operations of the companys Blyvoor operation and a stable performance by both of its surface retreatment-only operations.
05 October 2010

DRDGOLD raises R108 million for pipeline project

DRDGOLD Limited announced today that its 74%-owned subsidiary DRDGOLD South African Operations (Pty) Limited has established a R500 million Domestic Medium Term Note Programme under which it may from time to time issue notes.
30 September 2010

No change statement and Annual General Meeting

Shareholders are advised that the audited annual financial statements for the 12 months ended 30 June 2010 as contained in the annual report were distributed to shareholders on 30 September 2010 and contain no material modifications to the reviewed preliminary results.
14 September 2010

Producing gold at US400/oz margin

A R300 million project could boost to 600Mt the potential resource - contained in gold mine tailings dumps across the western, central and eastern Witwatersrand - available to DRDGOLDs Ergo and Crown surface retreatment operations, DRDGOLD Executive Officer: Operations Charles Symons said today.
26 August 2010

Continued ‘de-risking’ delivers substantial increase in after-tax profit

DRDGOLD Limited reported a substantial increase in net profit after tax for the quarter ended 30 June 2010 to R247.9 million from the previous quarter’s R12.9 million, reflecting the impact of continuing steps by the company – in line with stated strategy – to de-risk its business.
30 June 2010

DRDGOLD sells ERPM prospecting right to White Water Resources

DRDGOLD Limited announced today that it has signed heads of agreement with JSE-listed White Water Resources Limited in terms of which White Water Resources will acquire from DRDGOLDs 74%-owned subsidiary, East Rand Proprietary Mines Limited (ERPM).
23 April 2010

DRDGOLD reports higher gold production, lower costs, increased profit

DRDGOLD Limited today reported an 11% increase in cash operating profit for the quarter ended 31 March 2010 to R96.9 million, reflecting a 4% rise in total gold production to 62 404oz and a 1% drop in cash operating unit costs to R221 400/kg.
15 April 2010

Ergo transaction gets competition commision approval

DRDGOLD Limited announced today that South African Competition Commission approval has been obtained for its acquisition of the 50% equity interest of Mintails Limited in Ergo.
13 April 2010

Blyvoor provisional judicial management order lifted

DRDGOLD announced today that the High Court of South Africa has agreed to lift, with immediate effect, the provisional judicial management order in respect of the Company's 74%-owned subsidiary, Blyvooruitzicht Gold Mining Company Limited.
01 April 2010

Blyvoor sale agreement to lapse; Aurora to consider making new offer

DRDGOLD Limited announced today that, by mutual agreement, it and Aurora Empowerment Systems Limited are withdrawing from the December 2009 agreement between them.
17 March 2010

Blyvoor motivates for lifting of judicial management order

Blyvoor today filed papers with its joint judicial managers in anticipation of a meeting scheduled with them for tomorrow (18 March 2010), supporting its view that the mine should be lifted from judicial management.
16 March 2010

DRDGOLD granted a 28-day extension of the Blyvoor provisional judicial management order

The High Court today (16 March 2010) extended the provisional judicial management order granted on 10 November 2009 to the 13th of April 2010.
11 February 2010

DRDGOLD records R87.4 million cash operating profit

DRDGOLD Limited has announced a 4% increase in gold production to 59 866oz for the quarter ended 31 December 2009.
29 January 2010

DRDGOLD Investor briefing

DRDGOLD will host analysts and fund managers to an investor briefing today (Friday, 29 January 2010) at 08:00 South African time. The presentation to be made at the briefing will be available on this website.
21 January 2010

DRDGOLD buys balance of Ergo JV from Mintails for R82 million

DRDGOLD Limited announced today that it has agreed a transaction with Mintails Limited worth a total of R82 088 321, in terms of which DRDGOLD will acquire Mintails’ 50% interest in Ergo.