Rose Petroleum PLC (LON:ROSE) has received US environmental approval for a seismic survey on its Paradox Basin in Utah.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) gave the green light after an environmental assessment found that the project has no significant impact. The company is now awaiting the issue of the final permit.
Internet domain specialist CentralNic Group PLC (LON:CNIC) has re-appointed Don Baladasan as its chief financial officer, sending its share price up by over a quarter. Baladsan held the post between 2010 and 2014, a period that covered CentralNic’s listing in 2013, before leaving to raise money for a number of AIM-listed companies.
Falcon Media House (LON:FAL) has filled in another gap in its network through a tie-up with South Africa–based LaserNet Group, which delivers OTT services across Africa. The memorandum of understanding outlines terms for Falcon to supply its Q-Flow powered OTT platform Quiptel to LaserNet, which will offer integrated OOT services to telecoms groups and mobile operators and provide hosted streaming services to independent content owners.
Nasstar Plc (LON:NASA) is confident that the 2017’s full year results will be in line with market expectations. “Trading in the first half of the year has been positive as we start to see the benefits of our “Nasstar 10-19” programme come through,” said the cloud computing group.
Stem cell storage specialist WideCells Group PLC (LON:WIDE) is to launch a new synthetic bone graft in the UK that will be used initially in tooth fillings.
Anglo Asian Mining Plc (LON:AAZ) said today the development of its Ugur gold deposit in Western Azerbaijan was on track for first production in the fourth quarter of 2017. Drilling and assaying of samples from Uguar, located 3km from the company’s processing facilities at its Gedabek licence, have been completed.
Ergomed Plc (LON:ERGO) has completed the recruitment of patients for its phase IIb study of its blood thickening agent six months ahead of schedule. The trial of PeproStat, which is used to staunch bleeding during surgery, is expected to report top line data in the fourth quarter of 2017.
Hayward Tyler Group PLC (LON: HAYT) said it is “poised for growth” as it has entered the 2018 financial year with a record order book, significant investments and a proposed merger with Avingtrans (LON:AVG). The engineering services company’s order book stood at £49.8mln at 31 March, compared to £36.1mln last year following a strong order intake in the second half of 2017.
Gfinity Plc (LON:GFIN) has accelerated its move into the North American market with the US$2.7mln acquisition of eSports services provider CEVO Inc.
Vast Resources PLC (LON:VAST) told investors it has agreed a US$10mln funding deal with a Romania focussed corporate finance and investment firm. It supports the group’s working capital and allows the group to expand its operations in Romania, where it has the Manaila polymetallic mine and the Baita Plai mine.
Berkeley Energia Plc (LON:BKY) boss Paul Atherley has welcomed the progress at the Salamanca mine development, in Spain, which, in his words, is bringing the company closer to becoming one of the top ten uranium producers globally.
IEland Oil & Gas PLC (LON:ELA) is looking forward to a 50% increase in production in the current quarter thanks to the drill-bit. In an update ahead of half-year results, the company said production from the Opuama field in Nigeria in the first six months of 2017 amounted to 954,728 barrels of crude, which breaks down to 429,627 barrels net to Eland.
AIM-quoted RNA therapy specialist Silence Therapeutics Plc (LON:SLN) has bolstered its patent protections in the United States. The new US patent, ref 9,695,423, provides further protection for Silence’s innovative chemical modification technology.