Directa Plus PLC (LON:DCTA) said it has “hugely increased” the number of products it can potentially produce with a new printing technique for the textile market.

Inspiration Healthcare Group PLC (LON:IHC) reported that earnings more than doubled in its full-year as the company saw its revenues boosted by orders related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

XLMedia PLC PLC (LON:XLM) said its business performed relatively well in 2020 and it expects to see a big improvement in revenues this year. 

Gaming Realms PLC (LON:GMR) said the strong momentum it enjoyed last year has continued into 2021, with the company trading marginally ahead of expectations.

Crossword Cybersecurity PLC (LON:CCS) has reported that revenues grew by a quarter during the year despite what it said was “the toughest economy in recent memory”. 

Scotgold Resources Ltd (LON:SGZ) has resolved the various outstanding technical issues that had been affecting the processing plant at the Cononish gold project in Scotland, saying the plant is now operating consistently and the current focus is on ramping up to full design capacity.

TomCo Energy Plc (LON:TOM) has announced that the Petroteq Energy oil sands plant at Asphalt Ridge is now back online in Utah, after new equipment was installed.

88 Energy Ltd (LON:88E) told investors the findings of the analysis of sidewall cores, cuttings, mud gas and fluid samples from the Merlin-1 well are expected in the next two to ten weeks.

SkinBioTherapeutics PLC (LON:SBTX) said it has begun a collaboration with the University of Manchester to explore the use of bacteria, including its own breakthrough lysate, SkinBiotix, in oral care.

Empire Metals Ltd (LON:EEE) has begun the next phase of its exploration work at its Eclipse gold project, located 55km north-east of Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. 

Vast Resources PLC (LON:VAST) gave an encouraging update on its Baita Plai project, saying it has begun mining fresh higher grade ore at the polymetallic mine in Romania and that the decline to Level 19 is progressing on schedule.

IronRidge Resources Limited (LON:IRR) said it has raised £12mln in an oversubscribed fundraising that it said will primarily be used to fund the development of its lithium and gold projects in the African nations of Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire and Chad. 

Tiziana Life Sciences PLC (NASDAQ:TLSA, LON:TILS) said its chief executive Dr Kunwar Shailubhai and the chair of its scientific advisory committee, Dr Howard Weiner, will take part in what is described as a ‘fireside chat’ at the B Riley Virtual Neuroscience Investor Conference at which they will “provide updates on the company”.  The two will present on Wednesday (April 28) from 10.30 EDT. For more information click here:

Emmerson PLC (LON:EML) confirmed the admission of its shares to trading on AIM after moving from London’s main market. Following the retirement of non-executive chairman Mark Connelly, direoctor James Kelly has taken up the role as of today.

Bushveld Minerals Ltd (LON:BMN) has announced that Mustang Energy PLC (LON:MUST) is acquiring an indirect interest of 11.05% in Enerox GmbH, a vanadium redox flow battery manufacturer providing grid scale and micro-grid energy storage solutions, in which Bushveld holds an indirect 25.25% stake. 

Asiamet Resources Ltd (LON:ARS) has appointed Andrew Neale as general manager for the KSK copper project in Indonesia. Neale is a highly experienced metallurgist. He has worked on numerous copper and gold projects in Indonesia and globally with Freeport McMoran, Merdeka Copper Gold and Bumi Resources.

NTree International Ltd has hired Brendan Mueller as Head of Greater China to help develop its business in the region.   

Union Jack Oil plc (LON:UJO) announced the launch of a new corporate website (, which contains new features, including educational videos, a world oil and gas consumption meter and several other state-of-the-art aspects. “The board of Union Jack hopes that the new website will turn web searchers into visitors and those visitors into new shareholders.”