About us

DRDGOLD is a South African gold producer and a world leader in the recovery of gold from the retreatment of surface tailings. Our network of assets is unrivalled in South Africa and, with our consolidated businesses operating as a single entity, is focused on optimising these assets in order to increase gold production.

At the end of FY2020, DRDGOLD provided jobs for 2 566 people, including 951 permanent employees. The remaining 1 615 people worked for the specialist service providers engaged by the company to provide the expertise required for tailings reclamation and tailings dam management. In FY2020, the company produced 174,385oz of gold and generated R4,185 million in revenue. Our environmental spend was R54.4 million and 66 hectares of tailings storage facilities were vegetated. At 30 June 2020, Ergo’s declared Mineral Resources was 7.79Moz (897.18Mt@0,270g/t) and Mineral Reserves 3.13Moz (310.26Mt@0,313g/t). At FWGR, Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves of 2.60Moz (237.98Mt@0.339g/t) were declared.


DRDGOLD’s strategy is to enhance shareholder value in the short and medium term by continuing to produce gold ounces from its 11.7Moz resource while simultaneously. Continue reading...

Group structure

The company has a simple, efficient structure. All operations are consolidated into one operating entity, Ergo Mining Proprietary Limited (Ergo). Ergo is wholly owned by Ergo Mining Operations Proprietary Limited (EMO). Following the roll-up of the stake of our broad-based black economic empowerment (BBBEE) partners in EMO into DRDGOLD, EMO is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of DRDGOLD. The roll-up involved the substitution by our BBBEE partners, Khumo Gold SPV Proprietary Limited (Khumo) and the DRDSA Empowerment Trust (the Trust) for a direct holding in DRDGOLD. The agreement provided Khumo with an 8.1% interest and the Trust with a 2.4% interest in DRDGOLD. Continue reading...

Directors, officers and executives

Geoffrey Campbell Daniël (Niël) Pretorius Riaan Davel Edmund Jeneker Johan Holtzhausen Prudence Lesiba Timothy Cumming
Toko Mnyango Jean Johannes Nel Thulo Mogotsi Moletsane Jaco Schoeman Elise Beukes Charmel Flemming


The directors are fully aware that they are the custodians of corporate governance in the organisation and this is reflected in the way they execute their fiduciary duties, which is with diligence, integrity and honour. Continue reading...