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Argo Blockchain PLC (LON:ARB) swung into profit in 2020 as the cryptocurrency miner said it had crossed “a major inflexion point” during the year amid a surge in revenues.

ANGLE PLC (LON:AGL) (OTCQX:ANPCY) has hailed the full De Novo submission of its Parsortix system to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2020 as “a watershed moment” for the company and its goal to achieve the first-ever FDA clearance for a system to harvest cancer cells from patient blood for analysis.

Greatland Gold PLC (LON:GGP) announced “excellent results” from the drilling campaign at the Havieron deposit and said they further support the delivery of an indicated mineral resource as well as the potential expansion of the gold-copper mineralised system.

Helium One Global Ltd (LON:HE1) has begun the mobilisation of a drill rig ahead of a pivotal programme at the Rukwa helium project in Tanzania.

Ross Andrews, chairman of InnovaDerma PLC (LON:IDV), the beauty and personal care specialist, said management was confident of a return to historic consumption levels for its products, including the popular Skinny Tan range.

Salt Lake Potash Ltd (ASX:SO4) (LON:SO4) (OTCMKTS:WHELF) (FRA:W1D) has received its Part IV Environmental Approval for the Lake Way Project in Western Australia covering full-scale operations of 245,000 tonnes per annum of sulphate of potash (SOP).

FastForward Innovations Ltd (LON:FFWD) said its investee company Yooma Wellness Inc, a maker of cannabinoid and hemp-derived wellness products in which it holds a 5.1% stake, has had its cannabidiol (CBD) food products from its MYO Plant Nutrition and Blossom brands added to the UK Food Standard Agency’s novel foods list.

Woodbois Limited (LON:WBI) reported a sharp reduction in debt for 2020 as the Africa-focused forestry and timber group said its business had remained “resilient” in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. Later in the day, the company said it has acquired two additional veneer lines for its Gabon operations from CEMA Bois De L’Atlas, one of Africa’s largest plywood manufacturers, for EUR800,000.

City Pub Group PLC (LON:CPC) has acquired a 49% stake in Barts Pub Ltd, owner of the iconic Kensington Park Hotel in London’s Ladbroke Grove for GBP750,000 and spent GBP1.18mln to increase its stake in certain companies with the Mosaic Pub and Dining Group to 24% from 14%.

C4X Discovery Holdings PLC (LON:C4XD) said its focus will be to further expand its portfolio, continue to build its network of partnerships and advance the pipeline of proprietary and partnered projects.

Shield Therapeutics PLC (LON:STX) said it is now well placed for substantial future growth after a “transformational” year.

Inspiration Healthcare Group PLC (LON:IHC) announced that its subsidiary SLE has been awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise within the Innovation category.

Bidstack Group PLC (LON:BIDS), the native in-game advertising platform, has enlisted Katherine Hays, the co-founder of in-game adveetising pioneer Massive Inc, as a strategic adviser.

Gaming Realms PLC (LON:GMR) said its shares will begin trading on the OTCQX Best Market in the US on Thursday under the ticker ‘PSDMF’ after the firm was upgraded from the Pink market.

Jubilee Metals Group PLC (LON:JLP) said the first copper concentrate for refining at Jubilee’s Sable Refinery from Project Roan has been delivered on schedule.

AEX Gold Inc (LON:AEXG) said it is working towards de-risking the Nalunaq Project as much as possible and increase the scale and value of the resource.

Metal Tiger PLC (LON:MTR) has welcomed the commencement of field exploration work at Cobre Limited’s Perrinvale project in Western Australia. In a separate announcement, the company drew attention to Southern Gold Limited‘s quarterly activities report, released today.

Afarak Group PLC (LON:AFRK) confirmed lower activity levels in South Africa amidst the pandemic as it reported production numbers for its first quarter.

Base Resources Limited (LON:BSE) highlighted an upgrade to its 2021 production guidance for the Kwale operations in Kenya as it this morning issued its quarterly activities update.

Condor Gold PLC (LON:CNR, TSX:COG) has completed a programme of infill drilling at the La India mine’s starter-pits ahead of a phased development in Nicaragua where the company seeks to boost the economics of early production.

Panther Metals PLC (LON:PALM) said it will continue to positioning itself strategically on orogenic gold systems.

Europa Metals Ltd (LON:EUZ) said it has carried out four follow-on holes in one area at its Toral project in Spain after good visible indications from initial drilling.

Ariana Resources PLC (LON:AAU) said drilling at the Arzu North prospect in Turkey has indicated resources sufficient to extend the Kiziltepe mine by a year.

Red Rock Resources PLC (LON:RRR) has updated investors on the spin-off plans for its interest in Jupiter Mines Ltd (ASX:JMS), as well as ongoing progress at Red Rock Australia Ltd (RRAL), its joint venture company with Power Metal Resources PLC (LON:POW).

Tally Ltd saw its cash at bank level rise to GBP555,969 at the end of December 2021 from GBP55,936 at the end of June.

Ergomed PLC (LON:ERGO) announced that Dr Llew Keltner will join the board as a non-executive director with immediate effect. He brings over 30 years of experience across the life sciences sector, with extensive experience of public and private financings, M&A, the formation of strategic partnerships and numerous transactions in the CRO, biotech and pharma sectors, including as chairman of Raptor Pharmaceuticals Inc and as a board member at Mannkind Corporation and Immunovaccine Inc.

Westminster Group PLC (LON:WSG) has been awarded the Queen’s Award for its contribution to international trade.

Inspiration Healthcare Group PLC (LON:IHC) subsidiary SLE Ltd has been awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise within the innovation category.

Incanthera plc (AQSE:INC) announced the appointment of Suzanne Brocks to company secretary with effect from 28th April 2021, a role she will hold alongside that of head of communications.

Iconic Labs PLC (LON:ICON) said Brendan O’Mahony has stepped down as non-executive director of the company with immediate effect.

Esken Limited (LON:ESKN) said that it has agreed that Warwick Brady will end his role as chief executive on 30 April and step down from the board of directors. He will continue to provide support to Esken on a limited part-time basis until he leaves employment on 30 June.

Aminex PLC (LON:AEX) announced that it now expects to report its 2020 annual report and accounts in May due to the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown.

Blackbird PLC (LON:BIRD) and the Australian National Rugby League are holding an online presentation, ‘Remote cloud native video production: ultra fast and efficient‘, on 6 May at 11am BST to show how the video technology is used to rapidly access, edit, enrich and publish engaging content to fans globally fast and efficiently.


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