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Further electricity supply update by DRDGOLD

31 January 2008

Johannesburg, South Africa. 31 January 2008. DRDGOLD Limited (JSE:DRD; NASDAQ:DRO0Y). Further to previous SENS announcements, shareholders are advised that underground production resumed yesterday with the night shift at both the East Rand Proprietary Mines Limited and Blyvooruitzicht Gold Mining Company Limited(“Blyvoor”) mines. Prior to resuming production last night, Eskom confirmed that production will not be interrupted without at least four hours prior notice. A briefing session was also held yesterday morning with trade unions.

Blyvoor surface operations and Crown Gold Recoveries (Pty) Limited have continued to operate at full capacity during this power crisis.


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