10 October 2016
Petra Diamonds Limited
("Petra" or the "Company")
Notification of Q1 FY 2017 Trading Update
Petra Diamonds Limited announces that its forthcoming Q1 FY 2017 Trading Update will be announced on Monday 24 October 2016.
A conference call to discuss the updates with investors and analysts will be hosted at 9:30am BST on 24 October 2016 and a shorter call for international investors will be hosted later in the day at 4:00pm BST. Details of these calls will be included in the Trading Update announcement and will be available on the Company's website.
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For further information, please contact:
Petra Diamonds, London Telephone: +44 20 7494 8203
Salisha Ilyas [email protected]
Buchanan Telephone: +44 20 7466 5000
Bobby Morse [email protected]
Anna Michniewicz [email protected]
RBC Capital Markets Telephone: +44 20 7653 4000
Matthew Coakes [email protected]
Jonathan Hardy [email protected]
Barclays Telephone: +44 20 7623 2323
Bertie Whitehead [email protected]
Philip Drake [email protected]
BMO Capital Markets Telephone: +44 20 7236 1010
Jeffrey Couch [email protected]
Neil Haycock [email protected]
About Petra Diamonds Limited
Petra Diamonds is a leading independent diamond mining group and an increasingly important supplier of rough diamonds to the international market. The Company has interests in five producing operations: three underground mines in South Africa (Finsch, Cullinan and Koffiefontein), the Kimberley Operations (including the Kimberley Underground mine and extensive tailings retreatment operations) and one open pit mine in Tanzania (Williamson). It also maintains an exploration programme in Botswana.
Petra has a core objective to steadily increase annual production to ca. 5.3 million carats by FY 2019. The Group has a significant resource base in excess of 300 million carats.
Petra conducts all operations according to the highest ethical standards and will only operate in countries which are members of the Kimberley Process. Petra is quoted with a premium listing on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange under the ticker 'PDL' and is a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index. For more information, visit the Company's website at www.petradiamonds.com .
This information is provided by RNS