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Rockwell says Wouterspan economics sufficient to move to next stage

TSX- and JSE-listed diamond miner Rockwell Diamonds has completed a positive preliminary economic assessment study for its Wouterspan alluvial diamond project, which is central to its Middle Orange River strategy. The study indicated “positive...
15th May 2013

Rockwell diamond sales up 19%

JSE- and TSX-listed Rockwell Diamonds on Wednesday announced a 19% increase in revenue from diamond sales, before any sales from beneficiation, for the fourth quarter of the 2013 fiscal year compared with the same period last year. The company...
8th May 2013

Rockwell Q4 production dips as it offloads weaker assets

JSE- and TSX-listed Rockwell Diamonds on Monday reported lower production of 3 854 ct for the fourth quarter of the 2013 financial year, ended February 28, on the back of lower processed volumes and the placement of the Tirisano mine on care and...
6th May 2013

Rockwell offloads Klipdam to private buyer for R23m

TSX- and JSE-listed Rockwell Diamonds has agreed to sell its Klipdam mine and associated properties to a private alluvial diamond miner for a total cash consideration of R23-million. In addition to the earnings from the sale of the operation’s...
15th April 2013

Rockwell expects slightly increasing diamond price trend as it opens new mine

Cautious optimism is returning to the diamond market after tough conditions prevailed for the most part of last year. Diamond market sentiment is currently “cautiously positive”, is the view of Rockwell Diamond CEO James Campbell, who was...
18th January 2013

Diamond market sentiment 'cautiously positive' – Rockwell Video Available

Rockwell Diamond CEO James Campbell Diamond market sentiment is currently “cautiously positive”, Rockwell Diamond CEO James Campbell told Mining Weekly Online in a video interview to mark the alluvial diamond miner’s presentation of third-quarter results. Early indications...
11th January 2013

Rockwell Diamonds loses R41m in Q3

TSX- and JSE-listed alluvial diamond miner Rockwell suffered a net third-quarter loss of C$4.7-million (R41.4-million) and a comprehensive loss of C$7.3-million (R64.3-million). Rockwell, headed by CEO James Campbell, announced its results for...
11th January 2013

Rockwell increases Q3 y-o-y production despite challenging quarter

Johannesburg- and Toronto-listed Rockwell Diamonds has posted a 12% year-on-year increase in diamonds produced during the third quarter of fiscal 2013, which ended on November 31, despite dealing with a number of operational challenges. Earlier...
18th December 2012

Rockwell brings in royalty miners at Tirisano, Klipdam

JSE- and TSX-listed Rockwell Diamond has concluded four royalty mining contracts allowing small-scale operators to mine certain areas of its Tirisano and Klipdam properties, CEO and president James Campbell said on Friday. Small-scale...
12th October 2012

Rockwell’s new Tirisano plant commissioned, market seen bottomed out

South African diamond miner Rockwell Diamonds on Thursday said it had successfully commissioned a new 50 000 m3/m plant at its Tirisano property, following implementation of a new mine plan to allow for the mining of higher-grade gravels with a...
28th September 2012

Rock around the clock sees Rockwell lift production

Toronto- and Johannesburg-listed Rockwell Diamonds had lifted diamond production for the second quarter ended August 31 by 14% year-on-year by processing 23% more gravel, despite a temporary mining suspension at it Tirisano operation. The South...
12th September 2012

Rockwell reports Q1 gem sales of $5.9m

Alluvial diamond mining company Rockwell Diamonds reported on Wednesday that its diamond sales for the first quarter of its 2013 financial year reached 6 234 ct and generated $5.9-million. The average price a carat for the quarter was $944 and...
27th June 2012
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