Johannesburg, South Africa, 14 January 2011: DRDGOLD Limited (JSE: DRD; NASDAQ: DROOY) has announced a change in its group structure in order to better distinguish between its surface retreatment and underground operations.
In terms of this restructuring:
Commenting on the changes, DRDGOLD Limited Chief Executive Officer Niël Pretorius said: "We believe this is a move towards placing two quite different sets of assets under separate brands, in order to ultimately provide separate investment opportunities for two distinct investor types."
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