Media releases

10 December 2013

Dealing In Securities By A Director

In compliance with paragraph 3.63 of the JSE Limited Listings Requirements (“Listings Requirements”), the following information regarding a transaction by a director of DRDGOLD is disclosed.


04 December 2013

Appointment Of New Chief Financial Officer

DRDGOLD today announced that its group financial accountant, Francois van der Westhuizen (33), has been appointed chief financial officer and an executive director of DRDGOLD from 1 January 2014. He replaces Craig Barnes, who is emigrating to Australia.


29 November 2013

Results of the annual general meeting

DRDGOLD shareholders are advised that at the annual general meeting of Shareholders held on Friday, 29 November 2013, all the ordinary and special resolutions as set out in the notice of AGM were approved by the requisite majority of Shareholders present.
28 October 2013

Dealings in securities by a director

In compliance with paragraph 3.63 of the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, the following information regarding a transaction by a director of DRDGOLD is disclosed.
22 October 2013

Commissioning, integration of new Ergo circuit affects operating, financial performance in Q1 FY2014

DRDGOLD Limited reported today that reduced operating efficiencies due largely to on-going commissioning and integration of the new flotation/fine-grind circuit at the Brakpan plant of its Ergo operation affected the company’s financial performance for the first quarter of FY2014, ended 30 September 2013.
10 October 2013

Two-year wage settlement ends DRDGOLD strike

DRDGOLD Limited has announced signed settlement with the National Union of Mineworkers in respect of wages and conditions of employment for 2013 and 2014 – and consequently an end to a 2-day strike by some 600 employees at the company’s Ergo operations represented by the union.


08 October 2013

Management refuses NUM’s eleventh-hour wage negotiation demands: 600 employees down tools at Ergo

DRDGOLD Limited has announced that some 600 employees at its Ergo operation downed tools at the start of the day shift today.


30 September 2013

Craig Barnes resigns as Executive Director and CFO

DRDGOLD Limited has announced the resignation of Craig Barnes as an executive director and Chief Financial Officer of the company with effect from 1 January 2014.


30 September 2013

No change statement and Notice of annual general meeting

DRDGOLD shareholders are advised that the audited annual financial statements for the year ended 30 June 2013 were distributed to shareholders today, 30 September 2013, and contain no material modifications to the reviewed condensed consolidated preliminary results for the quarter and year ended 30 June 2013, which were published on SENS on 23 August 2013.


23 August 2013

9% increase in operating profit, 11% rise in HEPS in FY2013

DRDGOLD Limited has reported a 9% increase in operating profit to R679.3 million for the financial year ended 30 June 2013 compared with FY2012, and a consequent 11% increase in headline earnings per share (HEPS) to 68 South African (SA) cents.
31 July 2013

Village Main Reef Limited suspends financial assistance to Blyvooruitzicht Gold Mining Company Limited

DRDGOLD shareholders are referred to the announcement published by VMR on the Stock Exchange News Service of the JSE Limited on 30 July 2013 regarding VMR’s decision to suspend financial assistance to Blyvoor.


25 July 2013

Notice of an acquisition of a beneficial interest in DRDGOLD securities

In compliance with paragraph 3.83(b) of the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, and in accordance with section 122(3)(b) of the Companies Act, No 71 of 2008, as amended, shareholders are advised of the following:


13 May 2013

Dealings in securities by a director

In compliance with paragraph 3.63 of the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, the following information regarding a transaction by a director of DRDGOLD is disclosed.


25 April 2013

“Better than average production” in Q3 FY2013: CEO

DRDGOLD Limited has reported “better than average”, gold production in the quarter ended 31 March 2013, says CEO Niël Pretorius.
08 March 2013

Dealings in securities by a director

In compliance with paragraph 3.63 of the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, the following information regarding transactions by a director of DRDGOLD is disclosed.


12 February 2013

DRDGOLD results satisfactory; solid performance from Ergo operation: CEO

Johannesburg, South Africa. 12 February 2013. 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

Report to shareholders for the second quarter and six months ended 31 December 2012

Johannesburg, South Africa. 12 February 2013. 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.