DRD cuts jobs, output to keep mines open

SOUTH African gold miner Durban Roodepoort Deep plans to cut production at its North West operations by 20%, slash up to 4500 jobs, and mothball some of the infrastructure to avoid closing the marginal operations.

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The plan was prompted by continued weakness of the gold price in rand terms and comes a month into a 60-day review of the operations announced on July 21.

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