Eden Research PLC (LON:EDEN) said it has received first approvals for products in Morocco and Romania – for bionematicide Cedroz and biofungicide Mevalone respectively.

FastForward Innovations Ltd (LON:FFWD), a backer of emerging industries, has paid €3mln to take an 8.85% stake in Eurox Group, a German medical cannabis business.

Coinsilium Group Limited (LON:COIN) (OTCQB:CINGF) said it will run the NFT Vision Hack, a global online hackathon focused on non-fungible token (NFT) technology, from July 7 to August 30 in a partnership between its subsidiary Nifty Labs and its portfolio company Indorse.

Power Metal Resources PLC (LON:POW) noted the announcement by Kavango Resources (LON:KAV) released on Monday announcing a £1.94mln placing and an expansion of their drill programme at the Kalahari Suture Zone project. Power Metal and Kavango each have a 50% interest in Kanye Resources plc, a joint venture company which wholly owns Kanye Resources a Botswana private company, the proposed holding company for the South Ghanzi – Kalahari Copper Belt and Ditau Camp Projects.

Esken Ltd (LON:ESKN) announced it has agreed a £125mln loan facility with Carlyle Global Infrastructure Fund (CGI).

BATM Advanced Communications Limited (LON:BVC; TASE:BVC) said it had landed a US$10mln order from an unnamed but long-standing government defence customer which is taking an advanced cybersecurity solution.

One Media IP Group PLC (LON:OMIP) has received assurances from HM Revenues & Customs (HMRC) over its funding plans for its anti-piracy business, TCAT.

Cobra Resources PLC (LON:COBR) has appointed Rupert Verco as chief executive with effect from July 12. Verco is a mining specialist with over 14 years’ experience in Australia and internationally.

BB Healthcare Trust PLC (LON:BBH) said it has appointed Kate Bolsover as a non-executive director with immediate effect and will also be appointed to the company’s audit and risk committee and the management engagement committee.

Rosslyn Data Technologies PLC (LON:RDT) said its founder and chief information officer Hugh Cox will be retiring from the board with immediate effect, although he will remain an employee with the company and spend more time on the operations of the business.

Franchise Brands PLC (LON:FRAN) said its drainage solutions division Metro Rod has posted record sales for the six months to 30 June.

Block Energy PLC (LON:BLOE) said its independent non-executive director Chris Brown tendered his notice of resignation as a director of the company on July 3 but will continue to serve until his notice period expires on October 2.

Kavango Resources PLC (LON:KAV) is raising £1.94mln in a placing of shares at 5.5p. Each share comes with a two-year warrant attached, exercisable at 8.5p. The news follows significant progress at several of Kavango’s exploration projects in Botswana, including the Kalahari Suture Zone which is already bearing the hallmarks of a Norilsk-style discovery. In conjunction with the placing, Kavango announced a significant expansion to its exploration programmes at the Kalahari Suture Zone, including the drilling of 550 metre borehole on a target at the Hukuntsi prospect that hasn’t yet been drilled, but which is known as B1.

Oracle Power PLC (LON:ORCP)(AQSE:ORCP) has commenced geochemical sampling at its 100%-owned Jundee East gold project in Australia. The sampling will cover virtually the whole tenement, and will expand on the maiden geochemical sampling programme which returned highly positive results in June.

Condor Gold PLC (LON:CNR, TSX:COG) said the final assay results from drilling at the La India Starter Pits were excellent and further de-risk the project ahead of production.

Diversified Energy Company PLC (LON:DEC) has inked a deal to pick up some 14,000 boepd of mostly gas production at the same time as it confirms completion of a prior deal to acquire wells yielding 16,000 boepd.

Zephyr Energy Plc (LON:ZPHR) is mobilising the rig for the State 16-2LN-CC appraisal well, in Utah’s Paradox basin.

Westmount Energy Ltd (LON:WTE, OTCQB: WMELF) has been informed by JHI Associates Inc that the Jabillo-1 well on the Canje block reached target depth without encountering commercial hydrocarbons.

Eco Atlantic Oil & Gas Ltd (LON:ECO, TSE:EOG) chief executive Gil Holzman remains confident in the Canje block, offshore Guyana, where Exxon is now lining up its next drill plans.

Amur Minerals Corp (LON:AMC) said it agreed to sell its subsidiary Carlo Holdings Ltd (CHL) for US$6.14mln in cash. CHL holds Amur’s investment of US$4.67mln in secured convertible loan notes in Nathan River Resources Pte Ltd, owner of the Roper Bar iron ore project in Australia’s Northern Territory.

Power Metal Resources PLC (LON:POW) noted the announcement by Kavango Resources (LON:KAV) released on Monday announcing a £1.94mln placing and an expansion of their drill programme at the Kalahari Suture Zone project. Power Metal and Kavango each have a 50% interest in Kanye Resources plc, a joint venture company which wholly owns Kanye Resources a Botswana private company, the proposed holding company for the South Ghanzi – Kalahari Copper Belt and Ditau Camp Projects.