Media releases

12 December 2014

Appointment of Chief Financial Officer

DRDGOLD Limited (DRDGOLD; JSE,NYSE: DRD) has announced that KPMG audit partner Riaan Davel has accepted the post of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of DRDGOLD with effect from 1 January 2015.
24 October 2014

Upward trend in gold production continues

DRDGOLD Limited (DRDGOLD; JSE, NYSE: DRD) has announced an 8% increase in gold production to 37 005oz for the quarter ended 30 September 2014.


01 October 2014

Production update: 5%-7% rise in gold production expected

DRDGOLD announced in a production update released today that it expects an increase of between 5% and 7% in gold production for the quarter ended 30 September 2014, compared to the quarter ended 30 June 2014.


05 September 2014

Further cautionary announcement

Further to the terms and cautionary announcement dated 25 July 2014, shareholders are advised that the pro forma financial information relating to the disposal of the underground mining and prospecting rights.


02 September 2014

Dividend declared as gold production, revenue, operating profit rise

DRDGOLD Limited recorded a 13% increase in gold production to 34 143oz and a 5% rise in revenue to R447.4 million for the quarter ended 30 June 2014, offsetting the impact of a 4% drop in the average Rand gold price received to R437 770/kg.
25 July 2014

Disposal of the mining rights of East Rand Proprietary Mines Limited and related assets and Cautionary announcement

Shareholders of DRDGOLD are advised that the Company, Ergo Mining Operations Proprietary Limited and East Rand Proprietary Mines Limited have entered into an agreement, on 24 July 2014 to dispose of the underground mining and prospecting rights held by ERPM, and certain other assets on the related mining areas.


21 July 2014

Chief Financial Officer resigns, interim CFO appointed

DRDGOLD shareholders are advised that CFO Francois van der Westhuizen (34) has, by agreement, relinquished his position with the company and resigned from the board with effect from Friday, 18 July 2014.


21 July 2014

Production update: Approximate 13% rise in gold production

DRDGOLD shareholders are advised that the company estimates an increase of approximately 13% in gold production for the quarter ended 30 June 2014, compared to the quarter ended 31 March 2014.


27 June 2014

Results of general meeting

DRDGOLD shareholders are advised that at the general meeting of Shareholders held on Friday, 27 June 2014, all the ordinary resolutions as set out in the notice of general meeting dated 6 May 2014 were passed by the requisite majority of Shareholders.
26 June 2014

Full capital redemption

In accordance with paragraph 7.18 of the JSE Limited’s Debt Listings Requirements and the terms and conditions.
14 May 2014

Early signs of return to stability follows “time-out” to address new High Grade Section challenges

DRDGOLD Limited, today reporting its results for the quarter and nine months ended 31 March 2014, has highlighted various measures, some already initiated and some planned, to address the challenges it experienced in the commissioning of the new High Grade Section of its Brakpan plant.


06 May 2014

Notice of General Meeting

DRDGOLD shareholders are referred to the announcement released on SENS on 18 March 2014, relating to the acquisition by the Company of the 26% interest in its operating subsidiary,  Ergo Mining Operations Limited, that it does not already own, from Khumo Gold SPV Limited and the DRDSA Empowerment Trust.


17 April 2014

Appointment of Non-Executive Director

DRDGOLD Limited has announced the appointment of chartered accountant (SA) Johan Holtzhausen as an independent non-executive director of the company with effect from 25 April 2014.


04 April 2014

DRDGOLD temporarily suspends new flotation and fine-grind (FFG) circuits

DRDGOLD announced today that it has temporarily suspended its recently constructed high grade section – a flotation circuit, a set of fine-grind mills and the cyanide leach and carbon in pulp (CIP) circuit – to determine the cause of the metallurgical problems that have led to lower than expected gold production for Q3 FY14.


18 March 2014

DRDGOLD, BEE partners sign new agreement

DRDGOLD Limited  announced today that it has reached agreement with its black economic empowerment partners, Khumo Gold SPV (Proprietary) Limited and the DRDSA Empowerment Trust to substitute the BEE structure that has been in place since 2005 with a new arrangement.


11 February 2014

17% increase in operating profit; gold production 4% higher

DRDGOLD Limited reported a quarter on quarter increase of 17% in operating profit to R84.1 million for the quarter ended 31 December 2013.
05 February 2014

Production update: 4% rise in gold production, 17% increase in operating profit

DRDGOLD Limited in a production update released today, reported a quarter on quarter improvement in gold production of 4%, an increase in operating profit of 17% and a drop in all-in sustaining costs of 14%.