SOURCE: Randgold Resources Ld

August 04, 2011 02:08 ET

Randgold announces 2nd Quarter Results

JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS--(Marketwire - Aug 4, 2011) -


RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITED
Incorporated in Jersey, Channel Islands
Reg. No. 62686
LSE Trading Symbol: RRS
Nasdaq Trading Symbol: GOLD



STRONG ALL-ROUND PERFORMANCE DELIVERS PRODUCTION AND PROFIT GROWTH


REPORT FOR THE SECOND QUARTER AND SIX MONTHS ENDED 30 JUNE 2011


KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

* Profits up 180% quarter on quarter and 253% on Q2 prior year

* Production up 33% quarter on quarter and 97% on Q2 prior year

* EPS for the first six months up 188% compared to prior year
period

* Gounkoto pours first gold

* Tongon posts strong profits after robust production and sale of
gold on hand

* Loulo underground development reaches high grade zone at Yalea
and opens up stopes at Gara

* Kibali drill holes confirm down plunge of KCD and continue to
highlight potential for reserve growth

* Kibali relocation begins, paving way for construction startup


To view full text of the announcement, click on link below

 http://www.rns-pdf.londonstockexchange.com/rns/6849L_1-2011-8-3.pdf 



RANDGOLD RESOURCES ENQUIRIES:

Chief Executive  Financial Director  Investor & Media Relations
Mark Bristow     Graham Shuttleworth Kathy du Plessis
+44 788 071 1386 +44 1534 735 333    +44 20 7557 7738
+44 779 775 2288 +44 779 771 1338    Email:  randgoldresources@dpapr.com 

Website:  www.randgoldresources.com 



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