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2011-06-10 07:10:00

VANCOUVER, June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Rockwell Diamonds Inc. ("Rockwell" or the "Company") (TSX: RDI; JSE: RDI, OTCBB: RDIAF) announces a strategic refinancing plan and that it has entered into an agreement with Daboll Consultants Ltd., an affiliate of the Steinmetz  Diamond Group ("Steinmetz"), to borrow $2 million under a convertible bridge loan ("Loan"). The loan bears interest at a rate of 5% p.a. and is unsecured. If the Loan is not repaid after 12 months it will become...

2011-05-31 08:08:00

Announces probable reserves at Saxendrift Preliminary assessments of Wouterspan, Tirisano and Niewejaarskraal VANCOUVER, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Rockwell Diamonds Inc. ("Rockwell" or the "Company") (TSX: RDI; JSE: RDI; OTCBB: RDIAF) is pleased to announce the release of updated mineral resource estimates for its alluvial diamond deposits on its properties in South Africa. At the time that Rockwell was founded in 2006, the Company started developing a proprietary resource...

2010-12-20 10:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- TheLadders.com, the world's leading marketplace for $100K+ job seekers and $100K+ jobs, today announced the appointment of Nicholas Rockwell as Chief Technology Officer. Rockwell will oversee and manage the technology development and operations for consumer and enterprise products and services. He will report directly to Marc Cenedella, Founder and CEO of TheLadders.com. Rockwell joins TheLadders.com from MTV Networks, where as Executive Vice...

2010-12-14 15:37:00

VANCOUVER, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Rockwell Diamonds Inc. ("Rockwell" or the "Company") (TSX: RDI; JSE: RDI; OTCBB: RDIAF) announces that Dr. John Bristow has resigned from the position as President and CEO of the Company. The Board of Directors has had in place over the last year a senior corporate management growth strategy initiative, which has involved the successful recruitment of a new Chief Operational Officer (COO), Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and other senior...

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...

2010-06-23 10:15:00

VANCOUVER, June 23 /PRNewswire/ - The award-winning IBI/HB Architects and Rockwell Group have been named Architect of Record and Design Architect respectively for Paragon Development Ltd.'s new $450 million entertainment destination at BC Place, Scott Menke, President, Paragon Development announced today. The internationally acclaimed Architect of Record, Vancouver-based IBI/HB Architects, is one of Canada's leading architecture firms with an outstanding reputation for innovative design. Some...

2009-12-08 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Rockwell Diamonds Inc. ("Rockwell" or the "Company") (TSX: RDI; JSE: RDI; OTCBB: RDIAF) announces the appointment of Hans Gastrow as Operations Manager - Processing and Recovery Plant to oversee and optimize its diamond processing and recovery plants, and Johan Oosthuizen as Financial Manager responsible for financial oversight and planning at the Company's operations near Kimberley in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa. Hans Gastrow is a...

2009-11-12 07:30:00

Steinmetz sells Rockwell vivid yellow 8.88 carat stone for excellent margin VANCOUVER, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Rockwell Diamonds Inc. ("Rockwell" or the "Company") (TSX: RDI; JSE: RDI; OTCBB: RDIAF) reports that it has recovered three exceptional coloured stones from the Saxendrift alluvial diamond mine in South Africa. In addition, an outstanding 8.88-carat vivid yellow stone recovered by Rockwell earlier in 2009 has been manufactured and sold by the Steinmetz Diamond Group...

2009-10-05 07:30:00

Recovers 122, 120 and 105 carat stones from Saxendrift Monthly production exceeds 2500 carats VANCOUVER, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Rockwell Diamonds Inc. ("Rockwell" or the "Company") (TSX: RDI; JSE: RDI; OTCBB: RDIAF) provides an update on its operations for the period March 1, 2009 to October 2, 2009. As a consequence of the international economic crisis and precipitous decline in rough diamond prices, Rockwell restructured its business and operations...

2009-07-16 14:43:00

SANTA ANA, Calif., July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A former Rockwell and Boeing engineer from Orange County, Calif., was remanded into custody this morning after a federal judge convicted him of charges of economic espionage and acting as an agent of the People's Republic of China, for whom he stole restricted technology and Boeing trade secrets, including information related to the Space Shuttle program and Delta IV rocket. Dongfan "Greg" Chung, 73, who was employed by Rockwell...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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