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Hurricane Energy PLC (LON:HUR) shares started the week higher as the offshore oiler struck a significant partnership deal with Spirit Energy, putting in place a new well programme to deliver first production from a second development area in the West of Shetland region.

SkinBioTherapeutics PLC (LON:SBTX) said its SkinBiotix technology was successful in stability testing. "Demonstrating the extended stability of the cream formulation was a key step to commencing the human study. This remains on track to start this month," said chief executive, Dr Cath O’Neill.

Tissue Regenix Group PLC (LON:TRX) said it remained committed to hitting its target of breaking even by 2020 as its interim results revealed the company delivered strong financial and operational performances.

ECR Minerals PLC (LON:ECR) shares spiked once on Monday as the miner confirmed the potential for a “significant gold discovery” at its Blue Moon prospect in Central Victoria, Australia. In July, ECR told investors it was carrying out a technical review of the project after results from an initial drilling campaign provided “evidence of a significant near surface gold system”.

Cadence Minerals Plc (LON:KDNC) said Macarthur Minerals (TSX-V:MMS), in which it holds a 12% interest, has completed the second phase of a stream sediment sampling program at its Bonnie Scot project in Western Australia. The AIM-listed miner said the results of the program has shown a geochemical cluster of anomalous gold up to 45.9 parts per billion (ppb) and were consistent with a previous survey.

Greatland Gold plc (LON:GGP) added to its recent upbeat news flow with a positive update on its drilling activities at the Ernest Giles project. Meanwhile, on the Havieron project in the Paterson region of Western Australia, DDH1 Drilling has been re-appointed to conduct the upcoming drill programme and has agreed to accept part payment (£142,045) of fees in the form of shares and warrants in Greatland. Reflecting the share capital dilution that will arise from the issue of shares and warrants to DDH1, the Greatland share price fell 0.1p to 1.05p.

SIMEC Atlantis Energy Limited (LON:SAE), a diversified sustainable energy generation company, has drawn shareholders' attention to the announcement about the planned investment at Liberty Steel’s Newport steel facility, which is next door to SAE's Uskmouth power plant.

Strategic Minerals Plc (LON:SML) (USOTC:SMCDY) has signed an agreement in principle to sell a suite of gold tenements currently held by its subsidiary Central Australian Rare Earths. The buyer is Great Southern Mining LTD (ASX:GSN).

Shefa Yamin (ATM) Ltd (LON:SEFA) has signed a letter of intent with renowned Israeli jewellery designer Yossi Harari.

Collagen Solutions PLC’s (LON:COS) chief operating officer and chief business officer have joined the regenerative medicines group’s board with immediate effect. COO Tom Hyland joined Collagen in 2014 and has recently provided oversight of the firm’s development business and the reconfiguring the its Glasgow operation. Lou Ruggiero joined as CBO back in April to focus on speed of delivery and execution within the commercial arena.

Middle East-focused oil and gas rig specialist ADES International Holding Ltd (LON:ADES) expects solid revenue growth in the second half of the year as oil activity picks up. Turnover dipped 9% in the six months to June to US$79.7mln as ADES carried out remedial work on rigs in Egypt and Saudi Arabia.

Big data software company, Rosslyn Data Technologies PLC (LON:RDT) has won a data analytics contract worth more than US$650,000.

Shanta Gold LTD (LON:SHG) has commenced underground decline work at Ilunga, part of ongoing development at the producing New Luika project, three months ahead of schedule. First ore is expected in mid-2019.

IronRidge Resources Limited (LON:IRR) has strengthened its senior management with the appointment of a chief operating officer (COO), new gologists, and a renewed commitment from its chief executive (CEO).

Sunrise Resources Plc (LON:SRES) has completed bulk sampling for commercial-scale trials at its CS pozzolan-perlite project in Nevada. 100 tons of natural pozzolan has been mined and supplied to a potential large customer for commercial-scale testing.

NQ Minerals PLC (NEX:NQMI) has begun flotation commissioning at its Hellyer project located in Tasmania, Australia.

IXICO Plc (LON:IXI) is to seek shareholders' approval for a reorganisation of the company's share capital. The data science company that delivers insights in neuroscience, said shareholders holding fewer than 100 shares account for more than three-quarters of the shareholders on the register, resulting in significant costs and a considerable administrative burden to the company. 

Strat Aero PLC (LON:AERO) has received shareholder approval to complete its acquisition of the controlling stake in GyroMetric from Braveheart Investment Group PLC.

Legendary Investments plc (LON:LEG) has announced the appointment of Lord Nicholas Monson as a non-executive director with immediate effect. The group noted that, for much of his career, Monson has been successfully advising private and listed companies on communications and business strategy.

Learning Technologies Group PLC (LON:LTG) has announces the appointment of Aimie Chapple as non-executive director with immediate effect. The group said that, in a 25 year career at Accenture, Aimie worked with major clients in the US, Europe and Asia on large scale change programmes across a wide range of industries, holding a variety of senior leadership roles at Accenture UK & Ireland. 

Chariot Oil & Gas Limited (LON:CHAR), the Atlantic margins focused oil and gas exploration company, announces that Chris Zeal has been appointed as Independent non-executive director with immediate effect. The firm said, most recently, Zeal was managing director at Jefferies Hoare Govett (a division of Jefferies Inc.) specialising in corporate broking and investment banking and, prior to that, held a similar role at Citigroup.

HemoGenyx Pharmaceuticals PLC (LON:HEMO) announced that its CEO, Dr Vladislav Sandler, will present at the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology conference 'From Laboratory to Clinic: Accelerating Experimental Medicine Approaches' taking place at Trinity College, Oxford, from Tuesday 4 September until Friday 7 September 2018. Sandler's presentation is entitled "Mouse-Human Hematopoietic Chimeras for Disease Modelling and Drug Development" and describes Hemogenyx's new platform technology that it uses as an engine for novel product development.

Solo Oil PLC (LON:SOLO) announced that, in relation to the US$5mln Convertible Loan facility previously announced on 14 November 2017, and the US$1.5mln advance loan drawn at that time, it has now repaid in full all principal, interest and fees payable under the facility.

Anglo Asian Mining Plc (LON:AAZ) announced that John Monhemius, as an independent non-executive director presented a technical paper to the "Extraction 2018" conference in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on 27 August 2018. "Extraction 2018" is a conference jointly organised by The Metallurgy and Materials Society of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum, the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration, and The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society.

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