Headlines from the Proactive UK newsroom.
Argo Blockchain (LON:ARB) is to boost its electricity supply by 357% through a deal with a leading Canadian data centre provider. Argo now has access to 64 megawatts of electricity for bitcoin mining.
Bacanora Lithium PLC (LON:BCN) has received the second approval of the three required for an investment by Chinese firm Ganfeng. The final approval will be received following a Ganfeng board meeting in the coming weeks.
Ironridge Resources (LON:IRR) has produced a high-grade source of lithium from ore mined at its project in Ghana. Work is now underway to convert the concentrate into higher value lithium hydroxide.
ARC Minerals (LON:ARCM) has unearthed more high grade copper indications at shallow depths at Cheyeza East in Zambia. The mineralised zone now extends to a width of 300m with a strike of 650m.
Persimmon’s decision to invest in improving the quality of its houses hit its first half numbers. Revenues dipped 4.5% while the number of completions fell 6%.
Mining giant BHP paid out a record final dividend as it topped up the expected amount by a further US$1.3bn. Underlying annual profits rose by 2% to US$9.1bn.
An AstraZeneca drug has shown a significant improvement in people already under treatment for heart failure. Farxiga significantly reduced the risk of cardiovascular death when added to the standard of care treatment.