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Rockwell’s Q1 output slumps as it narrows focus on growth

TSX- and JSE-listed Rockwell Diamonds has reported a 33% decline in its first-quarter diamond output, reflecting a company in transition as it focuses on growing a production profile that would deliver better efficiencies and greater economies of...
4th July 2013

Wouterspan alluvial diamond project, South Africa Restricted

The project has entered the detailed design stage.
21st June 2013

Rockwell progresses latest diamond mine

James Campbell JSE- and TSX-listed alluvial diamond producer Rockwell Diamonds’ ambition to return the promising Niewejaarskraal mine to production was progressing well within budget and on schedule. Speaking to Mining Weekly Online, Rockwell president and...
24th May 2013

Rockwell posts Q4 loss as impairments impact on performance

JSE- and TSX-listed Rockwell Diamonds posted a fourth-quarter loss of C$3.6-million, owing to its having taken decisive action at its loss-making operations to bring about a corporate turnaround, which resulted in impairments totalling...
24th May 2013

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
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