Media releases

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.