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DRDGOLD, Limited - Company Capsule

Reference Code: MN0007CC
Published Date: April 2011




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DRDGOLD, Limited - Company Overview

DRDGOLD Limited (DRDGOLD) operates and explores gold mines primarily in South Africa. It also involves in
underground mines and surface re-treatment operations. The company is a mid-tier, unhedged gold producer with a mix
of assets like underground mines. The company conducts surface re-treatment operations and exploration activities in
South Africa. The South African assets of the company are held through 74% interest in DRDGOLD South African
Operations (Pty) Limited (DRDGOLD SA). DRDGOLD SA wholly owns and operates Blyvooruitzicht Gold Mining
Company Limited (Blyvoor), East Rand Proprietary Mines Limited (ERPM) and Crown Gold Recoveries (Pty) Limited
(Crown). The company is headquartered in Randburg, South Africa.


Financial Performance

The company reported revenue of (Rand) ZAR 1,990.522 million during the fiscal year ended June 2010. The company's
revenue grew at a CAGR of 1.47% during the period 2008-2010 with a year on year increase of 4.17% over fiscal year
2009. During the fiscal year 2010, its operating margin was 1.78% as against an operating margin of -4.29% in fiscal year
2009. During the fiscal year 2010, the company registered a net margin of 10.22% as against a net margin of 5.79% in the
fiscal year 2009.




DRDGOLD, Limited - Key Facts

DRDGOLD, Limited, Key Facts

                                  1st Floor, Quadrum 1,
                                                                    Ticker Symbol, Stock       DRD (Johannesburg Stock
Corporate Address:                Roodepoort, , 1700, South Africa Exchange                    Exchange)



Telephone                          + 27 11 4702600                  No. of Employees           6,409



Fax                                + 27 11 4702618                  Financial Year End         June



URL                               www.drdgold.com                   Revenue (in ZAR Million)   1,990.52



Industry                          Metals and Mining                 Revenue (in USD Million)   1,990.52



Locations                         South Africa, Middle East and Africa

Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research




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DRDGOLD, Limited - Major Products and Services

DRDGOLD Limited operates and explores gold mines primarily in South Africa. The company's key services include the
following:

DRDGOLD, Limited, Major Products and Services
Services:

Gold exploration

Gold extraction

Gold processing and

Smelting
Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research




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DRDGOLD, Limited - Key Competitors

The following companies are the major competitors of DRDGOLD, Limited:

Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited

AngloGold Ashanti Limited

Gold Fields Limited

Central African Gold Plc

Central Rand Gold Limited




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DRDGOLD, Limited - Key Employees


DRDGOLD, Limited, Key Employees


          Name                             Job Title                      Board Level        Since   Age


                           Chief Executive Officer, Executive
Daniel (Niel) Pretorius                                             Executive Board          2009    43
                           Director

                           Chief Financial Officer, Executive
Craig Barnes                                                        Executive Board          2008    40
                           Director


Geoffrey Campbell          Chairman                                 Non Executive Board      2005    49


Robert Hume                Director                                 Non Executive Board              70


James Turk                 Director                                 Non Executive Board              63


Edmund Jeneker             Director                                 Non Executive Board              48


Hannes Botes               Manager Risk and Internal Audit          Senior Management        2003    52


Kobus Dissel               Group Financial Manager                  Senior Management                51


Henry Gouws                General Manager - Crown                  Senior Management                40


                           Executive Officer Compliance and
Themba Gwebu                                                        Senior Management                46
                           Cosec


Kevin Kruger               General Manager - Technical Services Senior Management            2010    41


Louis Lamsley              Head of Properties Division              Senior Management                60


Owen O’Brien               General Manager - Blyvoor                Senior Management        2008    45


Charles Symons             Executive Officer Operations             Senior Management                56


Phillip Watters            General Manager - Projects               Senior Management                53


Andrew Weir                Executive Officer Human Resources        Senior Management                44


Thulo Mogotsi              Director                                 Non Executive Board      2010    42


                           Functional Manager - Mineral
Ryno Botha                                                          Operational Management   2008    37
                           Resources Manager


Barry de Blocq             General Manager - Corporate Services Senior Management            2010    47


                           Manager Metallurgical Technical
Bruce Ebell                                                         Senior Management        2008    51
                           Services
Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research




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DRDGOLD, Limited - Locations and Subsidiaries

Head Office

DRDGOLD, Limited
1st Floor, Quadrum 1
Roodepoort
Zip: 1700
South Africa
Tel: + 27 11 4702600
Fax: + 27 11 4702618



Other Locations & Subsidiaries

DRDGOLD, Limited, Subsidiaries

Argonaut Financial Services (Pty) Limited                           Crown Consolidated Gold Recoveries Limited
South Africa                                                        South Africa


DRDGOLD South African Operations (Pty) Limited                      East Champ d'Or Gold Mine Limited
South Africa                                                        South Africa


Rand Leases (Vogelstruisfontein) Gold Mining Company Limited        Roodepoort Gold Mine (Pty) Limited
South Africa                                                        South Africa


West Witwatersrand Gold Holdings Limited                            Guardrisk Insurance Company Limited
South Africa                                                        South Africa


				
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