Feedback PLC (LON:FDBK) said it hopes to convert the results of a pilot study of its new app for doctors into “meaningful contracts”. Bleepa allows medical-grade images to be shared securely on phones and tablets. Early indications from a trial at the Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust have been “positive” with average time to inpatient referral more than halved thanks to the technology.
Pan African Resources plc (LON:PAF) boosted gold sales by 13.6% to 90,602 ounces during the six months to December 2019. Gold production increased by 14.7% to 92,941 ounces, primarily due to a boost in output from the Evander mine in South Africa.
Nuformix PLC (LON:NFX), the pharmaceutical development company using cocrystal technology to unlock the therapeutic potential of approved small molecule drugs has announced the appointment of Dr Karl Keegan as a non-executive director with immediate effect. The group noted that Keegan has over 25 years of experience working in senior roles in the life sciences industry and is currently chief executive officer at HOX Therapeutics Ltd, a private biotechnology company developing first-in-class, highly targeted cancer therapies based on HOX genes.
FastForward Innovations PLC (LON:FFWD) said an investee company has shipped 400 kilograms of medical cannabis to Israel. EMMACs crop came from the Terra Verde facility, in Portugal, and was sold to Bazelet Group. FastForward owns a 2.4% stake in EMMAC.
W Resources PLC (LON:WRES) has put in place a €5mln facility with Banco Santander, with the firm to use the money to repay an existing €3mln loan from Caja Rural de Extremadura and to provide a net €2mln of additional working capital and liquidity. The facility allows W Resources to monetise the majority of the €5.3mln grant from Junta de Extremadura Government, which the company had expected to receive in the first quarter of 2020 which it is likely to receive now until mid-2020.
Conroy Gold and Natural Resources PLC (LON:CGNR) has raised £302,500 through a share placing and subscription. The proceeds will be used to support exploration work at Clontibret, Clay Lake and Glenish which are located along the Orlock Bridge Fault in Ireland.
Angling Direct PLC (LON:ANG) told investors it expects to report a 26.5% increase in revenue for the financial year. In a pre-close trading update, the firm said revenue is expected to amount to £53.1mln compared to £42mln in the preceding year. In-store sales rose by 41.3% to £27.9mln as the fishing products retailer added ten new stores to its portfolio. It ended the year with 34 stores and in January it added one more.
Panther Metals PLC (LON:PALM) has lodged applications for four exploration permits covering its Big Bear gold project in Ontario, Canada, which will allow it to begin a core drilling programme. A plan is also being drawn up for a geophysical survey to be carried out in the coming months at Big Bear, which is situated near the town of Schreiber not far from the northern shore of Lake Superior, and covers 46 square kilometres on the highly prospective Schreiber-Hemlo greenstone belt.
BlueRock Diamonds PLC (LON:BRD) has raised £1.9mln in an oversubscribed placing and subscription to fast track a doubling of production at its Kareevlei mine in South Africa. The AIM-listed miner said it had issued around 2.2mln new shares at a price of 85p each, a 12.8% discount to its closing price on Monday.
Silence Therapeutics PLC (LON:SLN), a leader in the discovery, development and delivery of novel RNA therapeutics for the treatment of serious diseases, today announces that Dr. Rob Quinn, its chief financial officer, will present at the Cowen 40th Annual Health Care Conference in Boston on Monday, March 2, 2020 at 4:10 p.m. EST (9:10 p.m. GMT). A live webcast of the presentation can be accessed via the Investors section of the company's website and an archived replay of the webcast will be available for 60 days after the conference.