Rockwell Diamonds Inc

Diamonds from Peregrine Diamonds' CH-7 kimberlite at its Chidliak project. Credit: Peregrine Diamonds

Rock Hounds

Diamonds in Canada’s annual roundup of Canadian-listed producers, developers and active juniors Alto Ventures Alto Ventures (TSXV: ATV) has negotiated more time to earn a…

Processing facilities at Rockwell Diamonds' Niewejaarskraal diamond mine on the south bank of the Orange River in South Africa. Credit: Rockwell Diamonds

Rockwell Diamonds expands footprint with new acquisition

Johannesburg-based alluvial miner Rockwell Diamonds (TSX: RDI; US-OTC: RDIAF), which owns three diamond mines near the midpoint of South Africa’s Orange River, is buying assets close to its operations that will enlarge its resource base…

Mark Bristow, chief executive officer of Randgold Resources, during a motorcycle charity tour that raised US$1.6 million for orphanages and other charities in Africa. Credit: Randgold Resources

Randgold’s Mark Bristow dreams big

Mark Bristow was a 24-year-old university student when he attended a party on the eve of the Midmar Triathalon — a gruelling canoe-cycle-run event held at the Midmar Dam north of Pietermaritzburg in South Africa.

Processing facilities at Rockwell Diamonds' 74%-owned Niewejaarskraal diamond mine on the south bank of the Orange River in South Africa's Northern Cape province. Credit: Rockwell Diamonds

Campbell pilots Rockwell to new riches on Orange River

When James Campbell completed his honours degree in mining and exploration geology in 1985 from the Royal School of Mines at Imperial College London, he had three job offers waiting for him: working on an oil rig in the North Sea, at a gold…

Digging for diamonds

A roundup of the latest news from Canadian-listed diamond explorers, developers and miners. Afri-Can Marine Minerals Afri-Can Marine Minerals (TSXV: AFA) reported in January the results…

The processing facilities at the Saxendrift mine in South Africa's Northern Cape province. Source: Rockwell Diamonds

Rockwell recovers 100+ct. diamonds

Shares of Rockwell Diamonds (TSX: RDI; US-OTC: RDIAF) climbed after the company found four diamonds weighing more than 100 carats each from its Middle Orange River projects in South Africa’s Northern Cape province.

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Rockwell’s revenue up 31%

Rockwell Diamonds (TSX: RDI) has seen some improvements in the first quarter of its fiscal 2014, after refocusing on its Middle Orange River diamond projects in South Africa’s Northern Cape province, with revenue soaring 31% to US$6.6…