Rockwell Diamonds Inc. wishes to note that as a consequence of industrial action it has suspended mining and processing operations at its Wouterspan mine on the Middle Orange River. An update on the Wouterspan situation will be provided once the Company has fully assessed its options in respect of the industrial actions and appropriate remedial actions and the likely impact on production.
Mining and processing operations are proceeding routinely at Rockwell’s other three operational sites including Holpan and Klipdam north of Kimberley, and at Saxendrift on the Middle Orange River. Construction of the new Saxendrift high volume pan plant remains on schedule.
For further details on Rockwell Diamonds Inc., please visit the Company’s website at www.rockwelldiamonds.com or contact Investor Services at (604) 684-6365 or within North America at 1-800-667-2114.
John Bristow, President and CEO
Rockwell Diamonds Inc.
(604) 662-8956 (FAX)
Source: Rockwell Diamonds Inc.