A world leader in surface gold tailings retreatment

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JSE: DRD ZAR 2386c 0.00% 15 August 2020 at 5:31am See detailed share price data and graphs

NYSE: DRD USD 13.97 0.00% As at 14 August 2020, 22:00pm

GOLD USD/oz 1913.90 +0.20%

  ZAR/kg 1070110.16 -0.20%

Updated:12 August 2020 at 17:01pm

 

Operating update: 9% increase in gold production for FY2020

05 August 2020

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.

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Save the date: Results for the year ended 30 June 2020

06 July 2020

Please be advised that DRDGOLD’s results for the year ended 30 June 2020 will be released on SENS and the company’s website at or around 08:00 SA time on Tuesday, 1 September 2020.

  • A virtual briefing on the results will take place at 10:30 SA time on the day.
  • Details of the briefing will be provided shortly.

OUR RESPONSE TO COVID-19

The MSE Initiative, in which DRDGOLD has partnered with Umsizi Sustainable Social Solutions and Impophomo Rushing Waters, brings urgent relief to communities in Merafong, Ekurhuleni and Soweto most in need because of COVID-19. The initiative is collaborative in orientation and other companies are invited to lend their support.

Impophomo
Telephone: +27 11 791 2157
Email: mse@impophomo.org.za

DRDGOLD's priority in dealing with COVID-19 is the health and safety of our employees.

Please visit our COVID-19 portal for further information.


DRDGOLD supports call by the Minerals Council South Africa to stop the abuse of women

CEO Niël Pretorius COMMITS DRDGOLD's SUPPORT

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Stop Abuse of Women

Gender-based violence and abuse of women is a national crisis in South Africa. Women, especially in mining communities, are often disempowered. DRDGOLD supports the call by the Minerals Council South Africa (MCSA) to stop the abuse of women in mining communities and our country as a whole.

The Minerals Council’s initiative launched on 8 March 2020 in support of International Women’s Day.

The subject of abuse is difficult for victims to raise, and often there is also a lack of understanding of what constitutes unacceptable behaviour by both men and women. Abuse can range from coercion to verbal harassment and physical violence.

Abuse of women is often unreported or unresolved. By creating effective mechanisms for safe and sensitive reporting, we can help give victims a voice. We want to encourage men and women to recognise abuse and to stand up against abusive behaviour.

Some 20% of DRDGOLD’s workforce is comprised of women. This is a far higher percentage than that of any other South African mining company, and therefore our duty to ensure the physical and emotional safety of all women is all the more a priority for us.

Niël Pretorius
CEO


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

Mining for Schools website

This website, developed by the Minerals Council South Africa which supports and promotes the South African mining industry, provides resources for teachers and learners to reinforce, enhance and extend learning. The content aligns with the Grade 12 Economic Geography of South Africa: Mining section of the South African Department of Basic Education's Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS).

More available at: www.miningforschools.co.za