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Hunting's start to year boosted by rising oil prices, but woes in offshore operations continue

Hunting said it had started the year well as performance was boosted by rising oil prices, but its offshore operations continued to face slow and...

Wed, 17/04/2019 - 08:28

Premier African Minerals terminates proposed Zimbabwe acquisitions

Premier African Minerals said it had terminated its proposed acquisition of a 50% stake in both KME Plant and Honey Badger Resources.

The company said...

Wed, 17/04/2019 - 08:16

Nektan sells stake in US business at lower price than planned

Nektan said it had completed the sale of a majority stake in its US business to Alternative Investment Partners for £0.3m, a lower sum than...

Wed, 17/04/2019 - 08:12

PowerHouse Energy signs first revenue generating contract

Clean energy from waste plastic company PowerHouse Energy Group said it had signed a binding contract with partner Waste2Tricity to provide planning and engineering design...

Wed, 17/04/2019 - 07:44

Polymetal International to list on Astana International Exchange in Kazakhstan

Polymetal International said it had become the first foreign issuer to be listed on the recently-launched Astana International Exchange in Kazakhstan.

'This listing is an...

Wed, 17/04/2019 - 07:39

Rio Tinto health and safety executive to retire

Rio Tinto said health and safety executive Joanne Farrell had decided to retire at the end of September, capping around 32 years at the mining...

Wed, 17/04/2019 - 07:22

DS Smith sells packaging businesses in France, Portugal for €63m

Packaging group DS Smith said it had agreed to sell two packaging businesses in France and Portugal to International Paper for €63m.

The sales would...

Wed, 17/04/2019 - 07:19

Bunzl reports slower revenue growth in Q1 amid mixed macroeconomic, market conditions

Bunzl said revenue growth slowed during the quarter due to mixed macroeconomic and market conditions across the countries in which it operates. 

Group revenue in...

Wed, 17/04/2019 - 07:17

Non-Standard Financial hits back at Provident Financial criticism of its hostile bid

Non-Standard Financial has hit back at claims by takeover target Provident Financial that it had lodged a 'dreadful' bid for its fellow sub-prime lender.


Tue, 16/04/2019 - 14:41

Globalworth Financial credit rating upgraded by Moody's

Eastern European office property investor Globalworth Financial welcomed news that its credit rating had been raised by Moody's Investors Service.

The ratings agency upgraded the...

Tue, 16/04/2019 - 13:27