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2011-12-05 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Rockwell Diamonds Inc. ("Rockwell" or the "Company") (TSX: RDI; JSE: RDI; OTCBB: RDIAF) is pleased to announce the sale of a unique investment diamond recovered from its Saxendrift mine, which formed one of a pair of matching D-color, flawless clarity, diamonds with excellent cut, polish and symmetry weighing approximately 35 carats each. The diamonds were sold on auction by Christies in Hong Kong on November 27, 2012 fetching a price of $232,000...

2011-11-15 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Rockwell Diamonds Inc. ("Rockwell" or the "Company") (TSX: RDI; JSE: RDI; OTCBB: RDIAF) announces that it has reached an agreement with the National Union of Mineworkers ("NUM") to implement continuous operations ('contops') and has concluded a two year wage settlement at its Northern Cape Operations. The Company is pleased to report that an agreement has been signed with the NUM to convert its Northern Cape operations which currently comprise...

2011-10-27 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Rockwell Diamonds Inc. ("Rockwell" or the "Company") (TSX: RDI; JSE: RDI; OTCBB: RDIAF) announces production at the Tirisano Mine project has commenced and results of Midamines arbitration. Tirisano startup The Company is pleased to report that having completed the acquisition of the Tirisano project, with effect from September 1, 2011, production has now commenced at the mine. October 18, 2011 was the first day of full production at...

2011-10-19 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Rockwell Diamonds Inc. ("Rockwell" or the "Company") (TSX:RDI; JSE:RDI, OTCBB:RDIAF) announces that it has now completed its previously announced non-brokered private placement raising C$7.8 million. The Company issued a total of 10,341,969 shares with total gross proceeds to the Company of CAD7,584,012 and ZAR1,207,250. Of the total shares issued, 10,112,017 were listed on the TSX with the balance of 229,952 being listed on the JSE, at a...

2011-10-13 17:17:00

VANCOUVER, Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Rockwell Diamonds Inc. ("Rockwell" or the "Company") (TSX: RDI) (JSE: RDI) (OTCBB: RDIAF) announces results for the three and six months ended August 31, 2011. Highlights of the quarter ended August 31, 2011 -- Beneficiation revenue from joint venture with Steinmetz up 64% to $2.3 million -- Total revenue of $9.2 million underpinned by a 109% increase in the average diamond price to US$2,186 per...

2011-10-11 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Rockwell Diamonds Inc. ("Rockwell" or the "Company") (TSX: RDI; JSE: RDI; OTCBB: RDIAF) announces the completion of the Tirisano Mine project acquisition. The effective date of the transaction is September 1, 2011 on a going concern basis, although the operation has been on a care and maintenance arrangement for two years. "We are delighted that this transaction has now been completed as Tirisano is of strategic importance to Rockwell's long...

2011-10-03 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Rockwell Diamonds Inc. ("Rockwell Diamonds" or the "Company") (TSX: RDI) (JSE: RDI) (OTCBB: RDIAF) is pleased to announce that it has strengthened its board of directors with the appointment of a new non-executive director as well as a new chairman. -- David Copeland has stepped down as Chairman, but will remain on the board as a non-executive director. The Company is delighted that he will continue to...

2011-09-26 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Rockwell Diamonds Inc ("Rockwell" or the "Company") (TSX: RDI; JSE: RDI; OTCBB: RDIAF) announces the results of second quarter sales of its diamond production from South African operations. Total proceeds of $7.0 million were generated from the sale of 3,223 carats. The average price per carat for the quarter was USD $2,187, demonstrating the high quality of stones sold. ______________________________________ |Operation...

2011-09-09 17:05:00

Company provides strategic update VANCOUVER, Sept. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Rockwell is pleased to announce that all the resolutions put forward in the Proxy were passed by the shareholders at the annual and special general meeting of shareholders held in Vancouver today. The Company has also provided a strategic update on the operations and its immediate priorities. Annual and Special General Meeting results: The resolutions which were passed at the meeting were as follows:...

2011-09-06 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Rockwell Diamonds Inc. ("Rockwell" or the "Company") (TSX: RDI) (JSE: RDI) (OTCBB: RDIAF) announces that its board of directors has approved the capital investment to install high throughput (or bulk) x-ray technology at Saxendrift. This represents another positive step in implementing and entrenching its diamond value management programmes which are focused on sustainably enhancing diamond recoveries. High throughput x-ray plants are the next...