Further to the announcement released on Monday, 1 December 2008, shareholders are reminded that, at the company’s Annual General Meeting, Professor Douglas Blackmur was not re-elected as a director after the resolution relating to his re-election was withdrawn.
Shareholders are advised that, at the AGM held at the company’s registered offices on Friday 28 November 2008, all the ordinary and special resolutions set out in the Notice of AGM, dated 22 September 2008, were passed by the requisite majority of shareholders.
DRDGOLD Limited announced today that it has advised unions of its intention to place on care and maintenance the underground operations of the ERPM mine of its 74%-owned operating subsidiary, DRDGOLD South African Operations (Pty) Limited, and to proceed with a consultation process in terms of Section 189A of the Labour Relations Act to determine the future of the mine’s 1 700 employees.
DRDGOLD Limited has rejected claims by the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) that ERPM mine, has received more than R100 million in government assistance and recorded a profit of over R320 million in the current financial year.
Johannesburg, South Africa, 21 August 2008. DRDGOLD Limited declared a final dividend of 10 South African cents per ordinary share for the financial year ended 30 June 2008 which amounts to R37.7 million.
DRDGOLD CEO John Sayers today announced a 25% increase in attributable ore reserves from 6.3 million ounces (Moz) in 2007 to 7.9Moz in 2008 as well as a slight increase in mineral resources, up from 54.2Moz in 2007 to 54.7Moz in 2008
DRDGOLD is pleased to announce that a mining right for gold recovery over the remaining extent of Erf 1 of Park Central Township Johannesburg, known as the Top Star Dump, was granted and issued in favour of its group asset Crown by the Department of Minerals and Energy.
DRDGOLD is pleased to advise it has received an Independent Competent Person’s Report prepared by RSG Global Consulting Pty Ltd in relation to a resource estimation statement for the Elsburg Tailings Dam Complex.
DRDGOLD has been informed by the SAPS that two employees of its East Rand Proprietary Mines Limited mine at Boksburg died in the violence that occurred in the Ramaphosa informal settlement on the East Rand.
Johannesburg, South Africa. 9 May, 2008. DRDGOLD Limited reported a 199% increase in cash operating profit to R142.2 million for the quarter ended 31 March 2008, reflecting a 32% increase in the average gold price received to R228 836/kg.
Ergo Mining (Pty) Limited’s current Phase 1 refurbishment of the Ergo tailings retreatment operation at Brakpan, previously owned and operated by AngloGold Ashanti Limited, is targeted to produce 75 000 ounces of gold a year by mid-2009 and provide jobs for 200 people.
DRDGOLD CEO John Sayers said today the company is pushing ahead with all of its South African gold mining and dump retreatment projects, notwithstanding continuing
industry concerns regarding the power supply from State
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.
DRDGOLD, DRD Australia (Pty) Limited and DRD Australasia Aps instituted an action in the High Court of South Africa (“the High Court”) against Messrs RAR Kebble, M Prinsloo, J Stratton and HC Buitendag and JCI Limited (“the defendants”),which relate to the RAWAS transaction.
Further to previous SENS announcements, shareholders are advised that crews at both the ERPM and Blyvooruitzicht mines have been deployed to install temporary support and to perform ongoing maintenance only, given the current low level of power supplies from Eskom.