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Ergo strike ends as DRDGold, union sign wage deal

By: Natalie Greve     10th October 2013 Dual-listed DRDGold has signed a two-year wage settlement with the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), ending a two-day strike by some 600 employees at the company’s Ergo operations on the East Rand. In terms of the settlement, which covers the 2013 and 2014 calendar years, entry-level employees... 

DRDGold’s Craig Barnes packing for Perth

By: Martin Creamer     1st October 2013 Gold-from-dumps miner DRDGold is losing its executive director and CFO to Australia. Craig Barnes, a 42-year-old father of two, will leave the company and South Africa on January 1 next year. He has served in various capacities in DRDGold’s finance department since 2004.Following a series of... 

Resources Watch 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      5th September 2013 This week: Struggling South Africa is now the smallest piece of Gold Fields’ Australia-heavy production. DRDGold enters the nanotechnology realm in its relentless pursuit of more gold from dumps. And, Sudan workers are in a race for gold. 

I-CAT Environmental Solutions

30th August 2013 Established eight years ago, Johannesburg-based I-CAT Environmental Solutions has grown to become a leading environmental management company in South Africa, where its clients include major mining groups like Anglo American, DRDGold, Assmang, Kumba Iron Ore, Exxaro, First Quantum, Xstrata and... 

DRDGold enters nano realm in bid for more gold from dumps 

By: Martin Creamer     23rd August 2013 Dump gold miner DRDGold, which recovered nearly 150 000 oz of gold from Gauteng’s mine dumps in the 12 months to end June, has entered the realm of nanotechnology in its relentless pursuit of every last particle of gold from the mountain of surface material at its disposal. The JSE- and... 

Surface gold miner DRDGold posts 9% operating profit rise, boosts dividend

By: Martin Creamer     23rd August 2013 Dump-retreatment gold miner DRDGold, which achieved a 9% rise in operating profit in the 12 months to end June, has increased its dividend by 180%. The operating profit of the JSE- and NYSE-listed company, which produced 146 381 oz of gold – 8% more than last year – rose to R679.3-million.  

Resources Watch 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      2nd May 2013 Welcome to Creamer Media’s Resources Watch, a weekly video round-up of the events and people making and shaping the news in the mining industry. This week: DRDGold will escalate its spending on gold recovery-focused research and development.  Malusi Gigaba hints to new Eskom support after a... 

DRDGold readies to sell off deep mining assets

By: Natasha Odendaal     12th February 2013 Surface miner DRDGold was preparing to sell off the last two deep mining gold assets within the group’s portfolio, possibly by year-end, DRDGold CFO Craig Barnes said on Tuesday. The JSE-listed group planned to package and sell the discontinued East Rand Proprietary Mines (ERPM), on the East... 

DRDGold H1 output up 9%

By: Natasha Odendaal     12th February 2013 Surface gold miner DRDGold on Tuesday reported a rise in production for the first half of the 2013 financial year on the back of continuing stabilisation in the operation of the JSE-listed group’s new Crown/Ergo pipeline. The company last year completed the consolidation of its Crown and Ergo... 

DWA calls for information to tackle Witwatersrand’s AMD problem 

By: Idéle Esterhuizen     10th January 2013 The Department of Water Affairs (DWA) has put out a request for information, inviting interested parties to propose a possible long-term solution to the management of acid mine drainage (AMD) in the Eastern, Western and Central basins of the Witwatersrand. The department said the long-term... 

Resources Watch 2012 roundup 

By: Creamer Media Reporter      13th December 2012 Creamer Media’s Resources Watch highlights some major events that took place during the year. Exxaro renewable energy bids (RW 87) 

DRDGold, TCTA agree on terms to tackle acid mine water

By: Idéle Esterhuizen     7th December 2012 South African gold miner DRDGold said on Friday that its surface gold tailings retreatment company Ergo had entered into heads of agreements with Trans-Caledon Tunnel Authority (TCTA) for the construction of acid mine drainage (AMD) pumping and treatment facilities in the Central Witwatersrand... 

Resources Watch  

By: Creamer Media Reporter      1st November 2012 This week: Global mining risks are holding back projects. The Chamber of Mines and traditional leaders set up committee to tackle mining problems. And, DRDGold CEO Niël Pretorius says South Africa needs ‘job creators’. 

SA needs ‘job creators’, says DRDGold CEO 

By: Natasha Odendaal     25th October 2012 South Africa has moved past the point of job creation and needed to move into creating “job creators”, surface gold-mining company DRDGold CEO Niël Pretorius said on Thursday. Speaking at the company’s first-quarter results presentation, he said that social capital has become the responsibility... 

DRDGold lifts Q1 production, revenue

By: Natasha Odendaal     25th October 2012 Surface gold miner DRDGold on Thursday reported an 11% quarter-on-quarter rise in gold production from its gold recovery plant Ergo during the three months to September 2012. The group, which CEO Niël Pretorius said had not been affected by the wildcat strikes that spread through the mining... 

Resources Watch  

By: Creamer Media Reporter      6th September 2012 Welcome to Creamer Media’s Resources Watch, a weekly video round-up of the events and people making and shaping the news in the mining industry. This week: Fuzzy social obligations render South Africa less competitive than Australia. Analysts warn that Harmony is taking the ‘tiger by the tail’ in... 

DRDGold mulls uranium add-on, moots AMD water use 

By: Martin Creamer     29th August 2012 JSE- and NYSE-listed DRDGold is mulling a uranium add-on to its gold recovery plant at Ergo and is talking to the government about using treated acid mind drainage (AMD) water in its gold reclamation process on the East Rand. DRDGold CEO Niël Pretorius tells Mining Weekly Online in a video... 

Fuzzy social obligations rendering SA less competitive than Australia  

By: Martin Creamer     28th August 2012 High Australia-level mining taxes are preferable to the fuzzy indeterminable social obligations imposed on South African mining companies. That is the view of JSE- and NYSE-listed DRDGold CEO Niël Pretorius, who was speaking during question time after DRDGold reported a 53% increase in operating... 

DRDGold operating profit rises 53%

By: Martin Creamer     28th August 2012 Surface gold miner DRD Gold reported a 53% increase in operating profit to R622.2-million from its Ergo operation for the year to June 30. Headline earnings a share soared 259% 61c, with net cash flow leaping 91% to R619.5-million. 

DRDGold restructures, to raise R111m for new flotation-grind plant

By: Megan van Wyngaardt     3rd July 2012 South African gold miner DRDGold on Tuesday announced it would raise R111-million for the construction of a new flotation and fine grind circuit, which would boost output at its Ergo operation. The new flotation and fine grind circuit is under construction at the Brakpan plant of the Ergo... 

DMR approves Village’s Cons Murch acquisition

By: Natasha Odendaal     1st June 2012 JSE-listed Village Main’s acquisition of antimony gold mine Consolidated Murchison (Cons Murch) has been approved by the Department of Mineral Resources. The Section 11 approval was the last remaining condition for the acquisition, Village Main joint CEO Marius Saaiman said on Friday.  

Resources Watch  

By: Creamer Media Reporter      10th May 2012 This week: DRDGold lifts output from its consolidated surface operations. The cost of Wesizwe’s new platinum mine will rise to R12-billion. And, ultrafiltration technology will be used at a new water treatment plant in Sierra Leone. 

DRDGold lifts output from consolidated surface operations  

By: Idéle Esterhuizen     26th April 2012 South African gold miner DRDGold said the consolidation of its Crown and Ergo circuits improved operating efficiencies and enhanced its competitive advantage to access and treat tailings material in the Johannesburg area. The company on Thursday reported a 3% increase in gold production for the... 

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