SOURCE: Randgold Resources

March 01, 2007 03:04 ET

Randgold Resources announces Block listing

Jersey, Channel Islands -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 1, 2007 --

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

BLOCK LISTING

London, United Kingdom, 1 March 2007 - Randgold Resources Limited (LSE:RRS) (NASDAQ: GOLD) ("Randgold Resources" or the "Company") announces that an Application has been made to the London Stock Exchange and the UK Listing Authority for a block listing of 1,000,000 ordinary shares of a par value of US$0.05 each to be admitted to the Official List. These shares will rank pari passu with the existing shares in issue.

The additional shares are to be issued as a result of future exercises under the Randgold Resources Limited Share Option Scheme.

Randgold Resources Enquiries:

Chief Executive    Financial Director   Investor & Media Relations
Dr Mark Bristow    Roger Williams       Kathy du Plessis
+44 779 775 2288   +44 791 709 8939     +27 11 728 4701
+223 675 0122      +223 675 0109        Fax : +27 11 728 2547
                                        Cell : +27 83 266 5847
                                        Email: randgoldresources@dpapr.com
                                        Website:
                                        http://www.randgoldresources.com




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