Media releases

13 November 2020

DRDGOLD takes first place in Sunday Times Top 100 Companies Awards

DRDGOLD Limited took first place in the prestigious Sunday Times Top 100 Companies Awards for 2020, at a virtual event held last night.


29 October 2020

Chairman, CEO reflect on year’s performance; look to plans, required conditions for future investment

Chairman Geoff Campbell, in the company’s Integrated Annual Report (IAR) for FY2020 released today, reflects on a year that saw the company’s market capitalisation reach US$1 billion and says the company will continue to be the pre-eminent surface retreatment operator in South Africa.


27 October 2020

DRDGOLD reports 45% quarter-on-quarter increase in gold production

DRDGOLD Limited, in an operational update for the quarter ended 30 September 2020, reports a 45% quarter-on-quarter increase in gold production to 1 514kg, due primarily to a 27% increase in tonnage throughput to 7 260 000t and a 15% increase in yield to 0.209g/t.


01 September 2020

DRDGOLD LIMITED – Condensed consolidated reviewed provisional results for the year ended 30 June 2020 and dividend declaration

Condensed consolidated reviewed provisional results for the year ended 30 June 2020 and dividend declaration


01 September 2020

DRDGOLD declares 35 SA cents per share final dividend – 13th successive year of distribution

DRDGOLD Limited, has declared a final dividend of 35 SA cents per share for the financial year ended 30 June 2020, following a more than four-fold increase in Group operating profit to R1,562.1 million.


05 August 2020

Operating update: 9% increase in gold production for FY2020

DRDGOLD, in a production update released today, reports a 9% year-on-year increase in gold production to 5 424 kilograms (174 385 ounces) for the financial year ended 30 June 2020.
15 May 2020

Dividend declaration and notification of change of registered office

DRDGOLD shareholders (“Shareholders”) are hereby advised that the DRDGOLD board of directors (“Board”) has declared a cash dividend of 25 South African (“SA”) cents per ordinary share for the quarter ended 31 March 2020 as follows:


07 May 2020

Operating update for the quarter ended 31 March 2020

Johannesburg South Africa. 7 May 2020. DRDGOLD Limited (DRDGOLD; JSE, NYSE: DRD), in an operating update for the quarter ended 31 March 2020 released today, has reported an 18% quarter on quarter increase in adjusted EBITDA to R389.3 million, reflecting a 13% increase in the average Rand gold price received to R785 581/kg.


16 April 2020

DRDGOLD, Impophomo, Umsizi launch COVID-19 relief initiative, targeting community members most in need in Merafong, Ekurhuleni, Soweto and surrounds

Witwatersrand-based gold surface retreatment company DRDGOLD Limited (DRDGOLD), Impophomo Rushing Waters (Impophomo), and Umsizi Sustainable Social Solutions (Umsizi) have launched an initiative to bring relief in the face of COVID-19 to community members most in need in Merafong, Ekurhuleni and Soweto and surrounds in Johannesburg.


15 April 2020

DRDGOLD resumes work at reduced levels

DRDGOLD Limited has announced that work has resumed at its Ergo and Far West Gold Recoveries (FWGR) operations, albeit at reduced levels.


02 April 2020

COVID-19 update: DRDGOLD consulting with government, organised labour with a view to restarting far west gold recoveries

Johannesburg, South Africa. 2 April 2020. DRDGOLD Limited (DRDGOLD; JSE, NYSE: DRD) says it is considering re-starting operations at its Far West Gold Recoveries surface retreatment operation at Carletonville, south-west of Johannesburg, in consultation with government and organised labour.


25 March 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: DRDGOLD pledges support for national lockdown, calls for calm

DRDGOLD Limited CEO Niël Pretorius, in an open letter to stakeholders published on the company’s website, has pledged DRDGOLD’s support for the national lockdown declared by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday night to help contain the spread of COVID-19 in the country.


12 February 2020

Interim dividend of 25 SA cents per share extends DRDGOLD’s dividend-paying record to 13th consecutive financial year

DRDGOLD Limited has declared a dividend of 25 South African cents per share for the six months ended 31 December 2019, following a six-fold increase in Group operating profit to R719.6 million from the six months ended 31 December 2018.


30 January 2020

69% increase in revenue to R2 111.4 million: up to eight-fold turnaround to earnings from previous loss expected

DRDGOLD Limited in a trading statement released today, says it expects to report earnings per share of between 47.78 cents and 49.22 cents per share for the six months ended 31 December 2019 compared to a loss of 7.2 cents per share for the previous corresponding period.


10 January 2020

DRDGOLD produces more than three tonnes of gold for six months ended 31 December 2019 – higher end of guidance

Johannesburg, South Africa. 10 January 2020. DRDGOLD Limited (DRDGOLD; JSE, NYSE: DRD), in a production update released today, has disclosed that it produced more than 3t of gold (3 037kg) from its two operations (Ergo and Far West Gold Recoveries) for the six months ended 31 December 2019.


10 January 2020

DRDGOLD announces exercise by Sibanye-Stillwater of option to acquire additional 12% interest for approximately R1 billion

Johannesburg, South Africa. 10 January 2020. DRDGOLD Limited (DRDGOLD; JSE, NYSE: DRD) has announced that its 38% shareholder, Sibanye Gold Limited, trading as Sibanye-Stillwater, has exercised its option to acquire an additional 12% interest in DRDGOLD.