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2010-06-29 15:15:00

VANCOUVER, June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Rockwell Diamonds Inc. ("Rockwell" or the "Company") (TSXV: RDI; JSE: RDI; OTCBB: RDIAF) reports details of large stones recovered from its Holpan and Saxendrift operations, as well as 2010 calendar year to date rough diamond sales. Rockwell currently operates the Holpan and Klipdam mines north of Kimberley, and the Saxendift mine on the Middle Orange River ("MOR") southwest of Kimberley. The Wouterspan mine, also located on the MOR, is currently on...

2009-08-18 07:30:00

40-ct Stone Sells US$15,200 per Carat; 21-ct Stone Sells US$17,400 per Carat VANCOUVER, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Rockwell Diamonds Inc ("Rockwell" or the "Company") (TSX: RDI; JSE: RDI; OTCBB: RDIAF) updates production and diamond sales for 2009. Reported sales are for diamonds produced from the Holpan, Klipdam, and Saxendrift mines. The Company's fourth operation, Wouterspan, which is located on the Middle Orange River adjacent to Saxendrift remains on care and...

2008-10-08 09:00:35

VANCOUVER, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rockwell Diamonds Inc. ("Rockwell" or the "Company") (TSX: RDI; JSE: RDI; OTCBB: RDIAF) reports on the successful sale of its large 189.68 carat white stone and the sale of run-of-mine production for the period June 1st to August 31st 2008 representing the Company's second quarter fiscal 2009 operating period. The sale of the latest large stone (189.68 carats) recovered from the Klipdam mine realized a price of US$10,291,050 which equates to a...

2008-07-14 15:00:39

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 14, 2008) - Vaaldiam Resources Ltd. (TSX:VAA) reports that the latest diamond sale from its 100% owned Chapada Diamond Mine, in the State of Mato Grosso, Brazil achieved a record price of US$ 800 per carat. A total of 1,967 diamonds weighing 1,116 carats, an average of 0.57 carats per stone, were sold for gross proceeds of US$ 892,708. Included in the parcel were five stones greater than 10 carats in weight, which were sold for a total of US$ 510,039, or...

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