Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Sirius R E. LSE:SRE London Ordinary Share GG00B1W3VF54 ORD NPV
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  +0.00p +0.00% 65.00p 64.75p 65.00p 65.00p 65.00p 65.00p 71 06:31:09
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Real Estate Investment & Services 58.5 65.0 6.9 9.1 602.37

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03/5/2005
13:11
SouthernEra Closes $C690,000 Private Placement Shares Issued and Outstanding: 102,066,601 TSX: SDM; AIM: SRE TORONTO, April 29 /CNW/ - SouthernEra Diamonds Inc. (the 'Company') (TSX: SDM, AIM: SRE) announced today the closing of a non-brokered private placement to the Company's directors, officers and insiders. The financing included 1,500,000 units, comprised of one common share and one half common share purchase warrant of the Company at a price of C$0.46 per unit. The warrants will have a term of two years and an exercise price of C$0.69. The common shares and underlying common shares to the warrants will be subject to a four month hold period. The proceeds from the private placement will be used to support the Company's African exploration program.
rambutan2
29/4/2005
11:42
they are operating in our neck of the woods in drc so worth seeing what they coming up with... GRAVITY DIAMONDS LIMITED (ASX & AIM : GRN) 29 APRIL, 2005 Appendix 5B Mining Exploration Entity Quarterly Report for the period ended 31 March 2005 This document is attached as a PDF. http://www.rns-pdf.londonstockexchange.com/rns/7051l_-2005-4-29.pdf
rambutan2
20/4/2005
23:55
from the stockhouse thread... Kalahari operator finds "probable" KIMs at Back Lake 2005-04-18 13:10 ET - News Release See News Release (C-KLA) Kalahari Resources Inc Mr. Albert Applegath of Kalahari reports BACK LAKE PROJECT N.W.T., CANADA : UPDATE; SOUTHERNERA DIAMONDS INC: 60.4%; KALAHARI RESOURCES INC: 26.82%; ISLAND ARC EXPLORATION CORP: 12.78% Kalahari Resources Inc. has received the following update from SouthernEra Diamonds Inc., operator of the Back Lake project. At the Back Lake project, the diamond program remains focused on discovering the kimberlite body sources to the North Margaret Lake and South One kimberlitic indicator mineral trains. The North Margaret Lake indicator train is up to 300 metres wide and seven kilometres long, with individual till samples returning up to 159 kimberlitic indicators. The South One train is approximately 250 metres wide and four kilometres long. In order to discover the kimberlite sources to the two indicator trains, exploration during 2004 focused on narrowing down the kimberlite pipe source areas using detailed grid and infill till sampling. Three grid areas were selected for further sampling, and in July/August, 2004, a total of 202 till samples was collected. Samples were taken along grid lines and spaced every 100 metres where permitted. In mid-March, the visual kimberlitic indicator mineral (KIM) picking results of the 2004 till sampling program were received. From the 202 till samples taken, a total of 209 kimberlitic indicator minerals have been visually identified as probable KIMs and comprise 32 pyrope garnets, 132 ilmenites, eight chromites and four chrome-diopsides. The results by individual grid are as follows: grid BL04-04: 28 ilmenites and five chrome diopsides; grid BL04-22: no KIMs recovered; and grid ML04-01: 32 pyropes, 132 ilmenites, eight chromites and chrome diopsides. Microprobe confirmation of the visual picking results is anticipated toward the end of April. Uwe Naeher, PGeo, is the qualified person for the Back Lake project and is the author of the National Instrument 43-101 Back Lake assessment report dated Sept. 24, 2004. We seek Safe Harbor.
rambutan2
06/4/2005
16:22
new presentation - must be the one given to euro investors who took the aim placing. does make tempting reading... http://www.southernera.com/pdfs/WebShow_200503.pdf
rambutan2
04/4/2005
15:42
hello big black dog, missed your very welcome april fools post. i did some travelling in central/northern sumatra a decade ago and enjoyed a few rambutans there. and it looks like the saying might have some truth in it. would you have any suggestions as to why? regards rambutan
rambutan2
01/4/2005
18:08
hmmm, they are in a bit of a pickle on the financing side. and could well be some more dilution coming. they need to sort the tax sit in sa on good terms. and theyve really got to get some value out of one or more of their many projects. sre is certainly a high risk high reward play. imho. and down 10% in canada at mo. which not really surprising.
rambutan2
01/4/2005
18:00
There is a saying in Indonesia that when the Rambutans come down the sarongs go up. And the price has come off the bottom.
big black dog
01/4/2005
17:56
for the lazy, the management discussion... http://www.southernera.com/pdfs/SDM2004mda.pdf and the facts and figs and bits... http://www.southernera.com/pdfs/SDM2004fs.pdf
rambutan2
01/4/2005
17:45
well, predictably a bit horrible-looking. but its the next 12mths on which they will be judged. note that now 100.5m shares around, making mkt cap as of today approx £25m... SouthernEra Diamonds 2004 Year-End Results (All amounts are in United States dollars unless otherwise noted) Shares Issued and Outstanding: 100,566,601 TSX: SDM AIM: SRE TORONTO, April 1 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of SouthernEra Diamonds Inc. ('SouthernEra') (the 'Company') (TSX: SDM, AIM: SRE) today reported on the Company's 2004 year-end results. http://www.uk-wire.com/cgi-bin/articles/20050401153617P0029.html
rambutan2
30/3/2005
17:54
currently trading up 3.5% in canada at 57-59c ie 25.8p to buy on 125k volume. so we were just catching up with canada today.
rambutan2
30/3/2005
16:52
heres the comfirmation of the new aim shares... SOUTHERNERA DIAMONDS INC 13,888,900 Common Shares of No Par Value (3-191-417)(CA84415N1024)fully paid http://www.uk-wire.com/cgi-bin/articles/200503300800022961K.html
rambutan2
30/3/2005
16:21
hmmm... Angola to double diamond production in 2006 afrol News, 14 March - Angola's national diamond company Endiama has announced that it expects to double its production capacity in 2006. Endiama's current capacity is about 6 million carats of diamonds per year. If the state company reaches its target, Angola will surpass South Africa and become Africa's third largest diamond producer, after Botswana and Congo Kinshasa (DRC). The industry however still faces many problems. According to information released by the Angolan government's AgĂȘncia Nacional para o Investimento Privado (ANIP), the national diamond mining sector is experiencing a boom-like revival. During the last decade, diamond production has been around 3 to 5 million carats annually, recovering to an estimated 6.5 million carats currently, following the end of the civil war. Angola's diamond production is mostly controlled by the state-owned Empresa Nacional de Diamantes de Angola (Endiama). Endiama's current capacity is about 6 million carats of diamonds per year, but the company has now announced plans to double its production capacity during the next year. By end-2006, Endiama thus plans to produce 12 million carats annually. The production increase was due to the start-up of the parastatal's new exploration and production arm (Endiama-EP) and expected new production from six diamond projects coming on line. In the Camanjanja area of Lunda-Norte province, Endiama-EP will begin mining diamonds independent of any other company. This will be the first time the company has operated independently. Endiama-EP expects to produce around 7,000 carats of diamonds per year from this project alone, according to ANIP. Endiama further plans to use the additional revenue to build a new diamond cutting plant and improve local infrastructure in areas where it is operating. The production increase announced by Endiama would significantly increase Angola's share of the world's diamond trade. Measured in carats, Angola in 2003 was the world's seventh largest producer and measured in value, the country came fifth world-wide. Australia produced most diamonds counted in carats in 2003, while Botswana by far was the world's greatest producer in value. If Endiama's plans are realised, Angola's annual diamond production in 2007 may reach around 13 million carats annually, worth an estimated US$ 2.2 billion, if the same quality is maintained. Angola's diamond production could thus surpass those of Canada and South Africa, making the country the world's fifth largest producer. In Africa, only Botswana and Congo Kinshasa (DRC) would then be producing more diamonds. Angola's diamond industry for a long time was bad reputed due to the gems' fuelling of the country's bloody civil war. Most operational diamond mines were under control of the UNITA rebels during the civil war. The Angolan government now claims to have cleaned up the sector, following guidelines by the international Kimberly Process. A recent report by Angola's prominent journalist and civil rights campaigner Rafael Marques however claims that the national diamond industry still is beset by "murders, beatings, arbitrary detentions and other human rights violations." The report, 'Angola's Deadly Diamonds', called on the international community to boycott Angolan gems as diamond mining in the country was "based on the systematic violation of human rights," thus making them "conflict diamonds". Also the Angolan government agree that all is not well in the sector. Officials assume that the state is losing as much as US$ 375 million in revenue every year because of diamond smuggling. In December 2003, the government launched 'Operation Brilliant', a plan to arrest and expel those found illegally mining the gems. So far more than 250,000 miners and smugglers have been deported from Angola, according to the UN. also... http://www.afrol.com/articles/15352
rambutan2
30/3/2005
16:11
20% jump up on no uk trades today, although above shares were admitted to aim today. this from a larger (slightly out-of-date) article on diamond mining in angola. lets hope that some of the above money can be used to help get camafuca rolling... Southern Era is currently investigating the Camafuca - Camazambo kimberlite pipe in the Calonda area of the Lunde Norte province. Camafuca is estimated to be the world's largest undeveloped diamondiferous pipe with a surface area of 160 hectares. The pipe is approximately 3.3 kilometres in length and 500 metres in width, and lies 40 kilometres north of the Luo concession on the Chicapa River. Camufuca was the first kimberlite pipe to be discovered in Angola. Recent sampling of the Camafuca pipe yielded just over 1000 carats from a bulk sample of 3 500 m3treated. This represents a significant increase from previous historical estimates. Grades ranged from $126 - $140/carat, with 32% of the diamonds being greater than 1 carat in size and 21% greater than 2 carats. A feasibility study to evaluate the technical and economic viability of the project is essentially complete and was presented to the Camafuca partners in April, 2000. Plans are to develop the higher grade portions of the pipe first - an exercise that is estimated to cost $14 million. The partners have accepted the feasability study and now plan to move ahead with the development of Phase 1 that intends developing the southeastern part of the kimberlite that contains 6.1 million cubic metres of material at an average grade of 0.18 carats per cubic metre. Mining of Camafuca has been complicated by a major river that dissects the kimberlite - initial mining will utilise dredging methods. Ownership of the project is outlined as follows: SouthernEra Angola LDA 32%, followed by Endiama 20%, SML 15% and the Welox Limited 33%. Welox Ltd is part of the Leviev Group of companies . In mid 2002, the Angolan Government formally approved the operating agreement and formation of the operating company, to be called Sociedade Mineira do Angola, Lda (SMC).
rambutan2
24/3/2005
10:18
well my last post was a good guess wasnt it... SouthernEra Diamonds Announces Private Placement Through Canaccord Capital (Europe) Shares Issued and Outstanding: 86,677,701 TSX: SDM AIM: SRE TORONTO and LONDON, UK, March 23 /CNW/ - SouthernEra Diamonds Inc. (the 'Company') (TSX: SDM, AIM: SRE) announces today that it has conditionally placed 13,888,900 units, each unit consisting of one common share and one-half of one common share purchase warrant, to institutional investors in the UK and Europe. The units were placed at a price of 18p (approximately C$0.42) each for gross proceeds of pnds stlg 2,500,000 (approximately C$5.8 million). Each whole warrant will entitle the holder to purchase one common share of the Company at a price of 27p (approximately C$0.64) for 24 months from the closing date. The proceeds from the private placement will be used to support the Company's global exploration program and for general corporate purposes. Application has been made for the common shares placed to be admitted to trading on AIM and admission and dealings in these shares are expected to commence on 30 March 2005. Canaccord Capital (Europe) Limited acted as broker to the placing.
rambutan2
22/3/2005
11:31
the other half of the duo is being bought. will perhaps free up time and energy to try and make a go of sre... LONMIN PLC AND SOUTHERN PLATINUM CORP ANNOUNCE A CASH BID BY LONMIN TO ACQUIRE SOUTHERN PLATINUM LONDON and TORONTO - March 22, 2005 -- Lonmin Plc ('Lonmin') and Southern Platinum Corp. ('Southern Platinum') announce that they have entered into an agreement pursuant to which Lonmin will offer to acquire the outstanding common shares of Southern Platinum for a cash consideration of C$2.66 per common share. The offer values Southern Platinum at US$190 million. http://www.uk-wire.com/cgi-bin/articles/200503220700480472K.html
rambutan2
14/3/2005
00:17
Press Release Source: Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. Bulk sample drilling on DO-27 kimberlite pipe, NWT, Canada, began Feb. 25, 2005 Monday March 7, 1:12 pm ET VANCOUVER, March 7 /CNW/ - Mr. Eric Friedland, President of Peregrine Diamonds Ltd ("Peregrine"), is pleased to announce that the extraction of a 200 tonne bulk sample using a 14-inch diameter Reverse Circulation (RC) drill rig began at the DO-27 kimberlite pipe, NWT, Canada, on February 25, 2005. The program will consist of 5 drill holes, to be drilled at and around the centre of the Southern Lobe of the pipe, to an average depth of 250 meters. The kimberlite material will be processed at BHP Billiton's Ekati(TM) Diamond Mine from mid to the end of March, in order to determine macro grade and diamond quality. The cost of the bulk sample program will be borne entirely by Peregrine in order to increase its ownership in the project from 38.475% to 54.475% plus Operatorship. In addition, Peregrine, DHK Diamonds Inc., Archon Minerals Ltd., and SouthernEra Diamonds Inc., have agreed, following the extraction of the 200 tonne sample, to conduct a jointly funded N.Q. sized core drilling program, as close as possible to the 5 RC holes. Three holes will be drilled to a depth of 250 meters, and 2 holes to a depth of 600 meters, at an estimated cost of Cdn.$500,000. It has been noted that some of the kimberlite pipes in the Northwest Territories have a marked increase in grade with depth and the two 600 meters holes will explore this possibility for DO-27. It should also be noted that none of diamond core holes drilled in DO-27 by Kennecott Canada Exploration in 1993 went beyond a depth of -215 meters and that Kennecott's underground bulk sample drift itself, in 1994, leveled out at -100 meters below the surface, or only -50 meters below overburden, and never entered the higher grade portion of the Southern Lobe. The bulk sample, coupled with the N.Q. core drilling, will now properly test the Southern Lobe. This N.Q. core, initially, will likely be stored and logged, pending the analysis of the sample, before being subjected to caustic fusion and micro diamond grade analysis. Since this present bulk sample will be limited to 200 tonnes, this additional information is required to construct a statistical model of the DO- 27 kimberlite pipe to assess its commercial viability and to assist in further exploration. A similar methodology appears to have been employed by DeBeers and Kensington at their Fort a la Corne kimberlites, where a recently completed exploration program on the No. 140/141 pipe consisted of five core and five large diameter RC holes. (See Stockwatch Eblast, February 22, 2005). On Behalf of the Board of Directors "Signed" Eric Friedland, President http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/orgDisplay.cgi?okey=82786 For further information Suite 1760 - 750 West Pender Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6C 2T8, Tel: (604) 408-8880, Fax: (604) 408-8881, www.peregrinediamonds.com
rambutan2
24/2/2005
16:39
TORONTO, Feb. 24 /CNW/ - SouthernEra Diamonds Inc. (SDM: TSX, SRE: AIM) today reported the discovery of a new diamondiferous kimberlite and microdiamond results from the Company's 60 percent owned Lac de Gras X Claim Diamond Project in Canada's Northwest Territories, located 25 kilometers west of the Diavik Diamond Mine. http://www.uk-wire.com/cgi-bin/articles/20050224162118PB05A.html
rambutan2
08/2/2005
11:11
main man speaking at indaba tomorrow... http://www.iiconf.com/africa05/Indaba05.pdf http://www.iiconf.com/africa05/default.aspx good place for deals etc.
rambutan2
06/2/2005
12:58
confirmation on friday that the directors took their private placement shares. moved up in canada over week to close C48-50 on fri.
rambutan2
02/2/2005
14:15
tsx: sdm; aim: sre http://www.tse.com/HttpController?GetPage=QuotesViewPage&DetailedView=DetailedPrices&Language=en&QuoteSymbol_1=sdm http://www.southernera.com/home/index.html http://www.uk-wire.com/cgi-bin/index?search_type=3&words=sre Shares issued and outstanding: 128,313,101 (as at 03/01/06) following BHP taking a 12% stake at C$0.60 in order to get rights on drc land. SRE have hold a 4.9% interest in Peregrine Diamond's wo diamond project... http://www.pdiam.com/s/Home.asp Upon the completion of the reorganization of SouthernEra Resources Limited on September 1, 2004, shareholders of SouthernEra Resources Limited on the Record Date became shareholders of two separate publicly-traded companies: SouthernEra Diamonds Inc. and Southern Platinum Corp. Every shareholder held one SouthernEra Diamond (formerly SouthernEra Resources) Common Share and received one Southern Platinum Common Share for every SouthernEra Resources Limited Common Share held. november presentation: http://www.southernera.com/pdfs/WebShow_200411.pdf march 05 presentation: http://www.southernera.com/pdfs/WebShow_200503.pdf stockhouse board: http://www.stockhouse.ca/bullboards/forum.asp?symbol=SDM&table=list this global diamond explorer hasnt had a happy start to its life as a seperately listed company in canada and a newly listed one on aim. however, theres a lot of interesting stuff on the books (including a producing mine in south africa - which currently non-producing) and an 18% free carried interest in a big angolan field (unfortunately undeveloped as yet). also exploring in congo, australia, canada, and gabon. they say... That this represents the fourth most active global diamond exploration program after the majors DeBeers, BHPB and Rio Tinto. that said, the cash position looks unsure, with a placing at the end of last year abandoned as couldnt get the price they wanted. but on the bright side, the board subscribed to a private placement at a premium to the then current share price the other day. a november canaccord note reckoned they were well undervalued and put a 62p short-term target on them, taking the view that the board would be able to juggle things and get something rolling. http://www.wh-ireland.co.uk/research/?page=miningResearch
rambutan2
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