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DRDGold full-year headline earnings up 28 pct
Tuesday, 30 Aug 2016 02:28am EDT 

DRDGold Ltd : Group results for the year ended 30 June 2016 . FY revenue rose by 16 pct to R2.4331 billion . FY headline earnings up 28 pct to 12.7cps . FY operating profit up 13 pct to R434.8 million . FY dividend up 520 pct to 62cps . Gold production was 4 pct lower at 143 457oz due to a 9 pct decline in average yield to 0.180g/t . FY gold sold was 5 pct lower at 143 232oz due to lower production . FY free cash flow(1), an important measure to DRDGold, has increased by 25 pct to R308.7 million .All-In sustaining costs (aisc) increased by 21 pct to R499,425/kg due to a decrease in production and an increase in per kilogram cash operating costs.  Full Article

DRDGold expects full-year HEPS between 23 pct-34 pct higher
Monday, 22 Aug 2016 02:02am EDT 

DRDGold Ltd :Expects FY headline earnings per share to be between 12.2 cents and 13.3 cents per share, which represents an increase of 23 pct to 34 pct.  Full Article

DRDGOLD Ltd - S.Africa court to decide on silicosis class action against gold sector - Reuters
Sunday, 11 Oct 2015 08:00pm EDT 

DRDGOLD Ltd:A South African court on Monday began two weeks of hearings to determine if gold miners suffering from debilitating lung diseases they say they contracted at work can proceed with a class action lawsuit against the industry - RTRS.The industry is opposed to the lawsuit proceeding as a class action, which would enable plaintiffs to join forces as a "class" as opposed to thousands of individual cases - RTRS.Working deep underground for years without proper protection, countless South African miners inhaled silica dust from gold-bearing rocks and later contracted silicosis - RTRS.A disease which causes shortness of breath, a persistent cough and chest pains, it makes people highly susceptible to tuberculosis, which kills - RTRS."If the court certifies the class, the lawsuit will proceed as the largest ever class action law-suit in the coun-try and on the continent," the Legal Resources Centre, a human rights group which has joined the case, said in a statement on Monday - RTRS.Attorney Richard Spoor, whose legal battle against a South African asbestos-mining company led to a $100 million settlement in 2003, told Reuters he had signed up more than 30,000 former miners and their dependants for the lawsuit - RTRS.Another law firm, Abra-hams Kiewitz, has also joined the suit, which targets AngloGold Ashanti, Harmony Gold, Sibanye Gold, Gold Fields, Anglo American, DRDGold, & African Rainbow Minerals - RTRS.  Full Article

DrdGold Ltd declares final dividend
Thursday, 3 Sep 2015 02:24am EDT 

DrdGold Ltd:Says that it has declared a final dividend of 10 South African cents per share for the year ended June 30, 2015.  Full Article

DrdGold Ltd gives H1 2015 production and operating profit outlook
Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 06:30am EST 

DrdGold Ltd:Expects an increase in gold production of the order of 6 pct for H1 2015 compared with H1 2014.Says operating profit for H1 2015 is likely to be around 5 pct higher, in line with the increase in gold production for the same period.  Full Article