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MEI Online: People News: Africa: December 15th 2009


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:: Rockwell Appoints Processing Plant Manager for its Northern Cape Operations

Rockwell Diamonds Inc. announces the appointment of Hans Gastrow as Operations Manager -- Processing and Recovery Plant to oversee and optimize its diamond processing and recovery plants at the Company's operations near Kimberley in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa.

Hans Gastrow is a registered professional mining engineer with broad engineering, operational, and managerial experience and skills in diamond mining in South Africa. In the 33 years that he worked with De Beers Consolidated Mines in South Africa, he was involved in open pit mining, underground operations, management of new projects, and improvements to processing and diamond extraction at several De Beers mines. Over his diamond career, he had considerable involvement in processing, extraction and final recovery plant development, recovery audit and optimization procedures, operational enhancement systems, and health and safety procedures. He also gained widespread exposure to the mining, geology, and evaluation of diamond deposits as well as extensive management experience including 15 years spent as General Manager at various De Beers diamond mining operations including the Koffiefontein, Kimberley, Venetia, and Cullinan Mines.

He graduated in 1971 with a B.Sc. Eng in mining and also obtained a Graduate Diploma in Engineering from the University of the Witwatersrand and later completed an Executive Development Program through the Gordon Institute of Business Science in Johannesburg.

Rockwell has acquired the services of Hans Gastrow on a contract basis for an initial six months, whereafter the Parties may mutually agree to Hans becoming an employee of the Company.

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.




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