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Sirius Minerals PLC (LON:SXX) told investors that procurement is complete for the major construction packages in its Yorkshire mine development project.

MaxCyte Inc (LON:MXCT) has signed a research agreement with Kite Pharma Inc, a subsidiary of US drugmaker Gilead Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:GILD), to use its Flow Electroporation Technology (FET) platform.

Arix Bioscience Plc (LON:ARIX) has invested US$8.0mln (£6.1mln) in the US$70mln Series C financing of cancer immunotherapy specialist Harpoon Therapeutics.

Horizonte Minerals Plc (LON:HZM) made a third-quarter loss of £803,568, compared to a loss the year before of £307,817. Much of the increase was due to a £338,516 charge for share options granted, up from £23,121 the previous year.

Lionsgold LTD (LON:LION) has rebranded its physical gold currency and trading platform from “Goldbloc” to “Tally.” Tally is a physical gold currency and alternative banking platform that operates complementarily to fiat currency denominated banking accounts.

Anton du Plessis, who became the chief executive officer of Erris Resources PLC (LON:ERIS) last month, has been appointed to the board.

NQ Minerals PLC (AQSE:NQMI) has successfully produced its first lead, gold and silver concentrate at its poly-metallic Hellyer project in Tasmania.

Amur Minerals Corporation PLC (LON:AMC) said its pre-feasibility study (PFS) will be released in the first quarter of next year as it confirmed there had been interest in the Kun-Manie nickel project.

Ariana Resources PLC (LON:AAU)  is on track to exceed this year’s target for gold production from its Kiziltepe mine in Turkey after another record quarter.

Westminster Group PLC (LON:WSG) said its chief executive Peter Fowler has bought a 4.97% stake in the company. Chief financial officer Mark Hughes and non-executive director Lady Patricia Lewis have also bought shares, representing holdings of 0.09% and 0.08% respectively.

Jersey Oil and Gas PLC (LON:JOG) has been informed that the Verbier appraisal well will now likely be drilled in the first quarter of 2019, rather than in the current quarter.

Eland Oil & Gas PLC (LON:ELA) on Monday issued a statement confirming the renewal of Oil Mining Lease 40 (OML 40) for a period of 20 years.

Highlands Natural Resources Plc (LON:HNR) has trimmed the number of permit applications for its West Denver shale project in Colorado following discussions with regulators and locals.

Scancell Holdings Plc (LON:SCLP) will present an overview of the company at the LSX Inv€$tival Showcase on November 13 in London.

Avacta Group PLC (LON:AVCT) said the chief scientific officer, Dr Amrik Basran, will present recent data for the firm’s Affirmer range of research tools and diagnostics reagents at the Protein Engineering Society of Europe meeting in Lisbon on November 14.

Cello Health plc (LON:CLL) has appointed Michele Luzi, an advisory partner of Bain, as a non-executive director with immediate effect.

e-Therapeutics PLC (LON:ETX) is presenting an overview of the company at the 5th BioCentury-BayHelix China Healthcare Summit on November 13 at the Jing An Shangri-La in Shanghai, China.

Cadogan Petroleum PLC (LON:CAD) told investors that it has agreed a deal with Eni and Ukraine firm Nadra Ukrayny, which will see the company receive US$1.75mln from ENI as it exits shale gas operations in the country.

Allergy Therapeutics (LON:AGY) said chief executive Manuel Llobet and chief financial officer Nick Wykeman will attend the Jefferies Healthcare Conference in London on November 14. 

Ethernity Networks (LON:ENET) will present its current offerings and market opportunities at the Proactive One2One Investor Forum in London on November 15.

Futura Medical PLC (LON:FUM) has raised a further £250,000 in aggregate from an open offer on top of the £5.6mn raised through a placing, subscription and primary bid offer, as announced in October.

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