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2009-06-11 14:46:00

VANCOUVER, June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - The Audit Committee of Rockwell Diamonds Inc. (TSX: RDI; JSE: RDI; OTCBB: RDIAF) ("Rockwell" or the "Company") wishes to clarify the Executive Directors' press release of today's date regarding their selection of Haywood Securities Inc. ("Haywood") to back-stop a proposed rights offering. The Audit Committee advises shareholders that the agreement with Haywood has not been approved by the Company's board of directors or the Audit Committee....

2009-05-27 14:28:00

TORONTO, May 27 /PRNewswire/ - Pala Investments Holdings Limited ("Pala") today demanded that the Minority Directors, being Mr. David Copeland, Dr. John Bristow and his younger brother Mark Bristow (the "Minority Directors"), withdraw and reissue their Proxy Circular dated May 20, 2009 (the "Circular"), and accompanying form of Proxy (the Green Proxy) for the upcoming Rockwell Diamonds Inc. ("Rockwell", TSX: RDI, JSE: RDI, OTCBB: RDIAF) shareholders' meeting to be held on June 17, 2009 (the...

2009-05-26 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - The Executive Directors of Rockwell Diamonds Inc. (TSX: RDI; JSE: RDI; OTCBB: RDIAF), David Copeland, P.Eng, Chairman, Dr. John Bristow, CEO and Dr. Mark Bristow, today responded to the May 25, 2009 news of Pala Investment Holdings Limited ("Pala") noting that it is at odds with the documentary record and reiterating why they believe their proposed Fair Rights Offering is the most appropriate and equitable financing solution for all shareholders....

2009-05-20 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Rockwell Diamonds ("Rockwell" or the "Company") (TSX: RDI; JSE: RDI; OTCBB: RDIAF) Executive Directors comment on the special shareholders meeting and plans. Introduction On April 29, 2009, Pala Investments Holdings Limited ("Pala"), which holds 19.9% of Rockwell's issued share capital, announced in Toronto that it had requisitioned a meeting of Rockwell shareholders to be held on June 17, 2009 to vote on the appointment of three proposed new...

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2009-02-17 16:13:12

Architect and designer David Rockwell is putting the finishing touches on the sets he created for Sunday's Oscar ceremonies telecast in Los Angeles. The first architect to design the Oscar sets said he took his creative cue from the Kodak Theatre -- which he also designed and where the awards presentation is to take place -- and crafted an immersive environment evocative of an intimate club. We created a spatial and architectural solution for the 2009 Oscars that is based on storytelling,...

2009-02-16 08:00:00

Rockwell is the First Architect to Craft the Environment for the World Renowned Academy Awards(R) Ceremony NEW YORK, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Internationally acclaimed architect and designer David Rockwell, who was selected by Academy Awards producers Laurence Mark and Bill Condon to design the sets for this year's Oscar telecast, is now revealing select design elements of the 81st Academy Awards ceremony, airing February 22, 2009 at 8:00pm EST on ABC. The first architect to design the sets,...

2008-10-07 21:00:26

By Garaud MacTaggart The opening concert in Rockwell Hall's "Great Performers Series" was a hit in many ways. There was Take 6, one of the premier vocal groups of the last couple decades, onstage and -- think about it -- three members, half the group, had roots in Buffalo. It was a great homecoming for both audience and band and, in addition, a fine way to kick off a season. The group's Web site calls Take 6 a "Christian vocal jazz group" while the Wikipedia entry for them applies the...

2008-10-06 21:00:21

By Garaud MacTaggart The opening concert in Rockwell Hall's "Great Performers Series" was a hit in many ways. There was Take 6, one of the premier vocal groups of the last couple decades, onstage and -- think about it -- three members, half the group, had roots in Buffalo. It was a great homecoming for both audience and band and, in addition, a fine way to kick off a season. The group's Web site calls Take 6 a "Christian vocal jazz group" while the Wikipedia entry for them applies the...

2008-08-07 12:01:12

Rockwell Diamonds Inc. ("Rockwell" or the "Company") (TSX: RDI)(OTCBB: RDIAF)(JSE: RDI) reports on eight new prospecting permits granted by the South African Department of Minerals and Energy ("DME"). These new prospecting permits are located in the Middle Orange River area in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa, and include a number of permits which are adjacent to the Company's Wouterspan and Saxendrift operations. Details are presented below....

2008-07-15 09:01:06

Rockwell Diamonds Inc. ("Rockwell" or the "Company") (TSX: RDI)(JSE: RDI)(OTCBB: RDIAF) announces financial results for the three months ending May 31, 2008. Financial information is stated in Canadian currency unless otherwise indicated. Rockwell is positioned for growth by mining and developing alluvial diamond deposits. The Company has focused on projects with the potential for production of high value gemstone diamonds which are predominantly larger than 2 carats in size. Plus 2-carat...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.