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BRIEF-Rockwell reports Q2 loss of C$2.4 mln

Oct 11 (Reuters) - Rockwell Diamonds Inc :

* Announces results for second quarter fiscal 2013 and continued progress with

corporate turnaround

* Quarterly diamond production up 34% year-on-year on back of 37% increase in

volumes of gravel processed

* Qtrly gross diamond revenues of $7.4 million compared to $6.0 million for

first quarter of 2013 * Source text The net loss for the quarter totalled $2.4 million

The Company recorded US$ denominated diamond sales of US$6.8 million, in line with the second quarter of the previous year.

Including beneficiation revenues that amounted to $0.4 million, the Company reported total revenue of $7.4 million. The decline in beneficiation revenue is due to a seasonal slowdown in trading during summer in the northern hemisphere.

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