A world leader in surface gold tailings retreatment

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LEARNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES 2018

Ergo Mining (Pty) Limited, a subsidiary of DRDGOLD Limited invites applications from eligible residents of communities within its areas of operation for learnerships in the following engineering fields:

  • electrical
  • fitting and machining
  • fabrication/boilermaking

Important:

Only applications from residents of communities within a 10km radius of Ergo's Brakpan plant, City Deep plant and former Crown Mines plant will be considered.

Requirements:

  • N2 certificate in one of the three fields; or
  • Grade 12 certificate with a pass of 50% or more in mathematics and physical science.

To apply:

Email a brief CV, copy of your identity document, latest results and proof of residence to employment.confirmation@drdgold.com

Closing date:

Friday, 30 March 2018.

If you are not contacted within two weeks, please consider your application as having been unsuccessful.

Mark Wellesley-Wood

02 May 2019

The Board of Directors and Executive of DRDGOLD Limited note with sadness the sudden and untimely passing of Mark Wellesley-Wood, a former Chief Executive Officer of the company.

The Board and Executive extend their heartfelt condolences to Mr Wellesley-Wood’s wife, Shona, and family.

FAR WEST GOLD RECOVERIES: TAILINGS STORAGE FACILITY UPGRADE COMPLETED

25 March 2019

With work to upgrade the Driefontein 4 tailings storage facility (TSF) now complete, DRDGOLD is on track to achieve planned throughput of 500 000tpm from Phase 1 of its Far West Gold Recoveries operation in the first half of calendar 2019. The upgraded TSF will receive tailings from the Driefontein 2 plant, which has been refurbished to retreat material reclaimed from the Driefontein 5 dump. Development of Phase 1 began in August last year and first commissioning began just four months later, in December.

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FAR WEST GOLD RECOVERIES PHASE 1 – EARLY STAGE COMMISSIONING

DRDGOLD Broad-based Livelihoods Programme

As one of its social and labour plan commitments, DRDGOLD partnered with Umsizi Sustainable Social Solutions to establish and implement the Broad-based Livelihoods Programme.

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ABOUT DRDGOLD

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 FY2018, DRDGOLD provided jobs for 2 304 people, including 878 permanent employees. The remaining 1 426 people worked for the specialist service providers engaged by the company to provide the expertise required for tailings reclamation and tailings dam management. In FY2018, the company produced 150 423oz of gold, generated R2 490.4 million in revenue, spent R1 452.7 million on capital projects (property, plant, equipment, surface) and 191ha of rehabilated land were lodged for clearance for redevelopment. Mineral Resources of 7.3Moz and Mineral Reserves of 3.3Moz were declared.