Next Fifteen Communications Group PLC (LON:NFC) is to acquire US health consultancy and communications agency Health Unlimited in a US$27.7mln deal.

Vast Resources PLC (LON:VAST) said it is done raising money after agreeing a share subscription and a loan facility to take both its two key projects through to production.

Amryt Pharma PLC’s (LON:AMYT) drug for a rare and serious skin condition has been given fast-track status by the US regulator.

H&T GROUP PLC (LON:HAT) has snapped up 113 pledge books from bust rival Albemarle & Bond (A&B) for £8mln in cash, guaranteeing its customers can retrieve their goods.

IQ-AI Ltd (LON:IQAI) is in discussions with CT equipment suppliers and kidney sector specialists about how best to launch its Stonechecker technology into the US.

Pure Gold Mining Inc (CVE:PGM) (LON:PUR) (OTCMKTS:LRTNF) said the latest drilling at Wedge Zone at its flagship Madsen project in Red Lake, Ontario, has further underlined the potential of the mine currently being built there.

Shanta Gold Ltd (LON:SHG) has returned positive surface exploration drilling results from its ongoing exploration programmes within its existing mining licences at the New Luika gold mine in south western Tanzania.

Clean energy specialist Aggregated Micro Power Holdings PLC (LON:AMPH) has increased the targets for its Urban Reserve grid-balancing business.

Metal Tiger Plc (LON:MTR) said the acquisition of 100% shares in MOD Resources Ltd (LON:MOD) by Sandfire Resources NL (ASX:SFR) is an “important point” for the company.

Tower Resources PLC (LON:TRP) continues to work on an extension to a bridge loan facility and has confirmed that the majority of the facility’s lenders have agreed.

C4X Discovery Holdings plc (LON:C4XD) said it is “very confident” of delivering deals in the near future. In a business update it said it is in licensing discussions with potential partners for two of its early-stage drugs, while collaborations with two life sciences groups are making progress.

Providence Resources PLC (LON:PVR) has evidently lost patience with its proposed farm-out partner’s non-payment of an agreed loan advance.

Premier African Minerals Ltd (LON:PREM) closed out the period with US$1.2mln cash in the bank.

Arc Minerals Ltd (LON:ARCM) closed out the financial year to 31 March 2019 with just over £1.2mln in the bank. It was a period of considerable change and progress for the company as it increased its’ interest in Zamsort Limited from 14% to 66%, giving it control of a significant copper opportunity in Zambia.

Anglo Asian Mining PLC (LON:AAU) has entertained a delegation from the British Embassy in Azerbaijan at its Gedabek gold, copper and silver mine.