Lithium mine: Rio Tinto has signed a deal with the Serbian government
LITHIUM LINK Miner Rio Tinto has signed a deal with the Serbian government over its work developing its Jadar lithium mine, with production due to start in 2023.
TECH TROUBLES UK bosses are struggling to keep pace with technology advances, a survey for auditors KPMG found.
VENUE PLAN Telecoms giant O2 has renewed its deal to front the O2 Academy chain of live music venues across the UK for another ten years.
SALES SURGE Sausage-maker Cranswick boasted a strong start to the year thanks to strong sales in the UK which jumped 27 per cent ahead of the same period the year before.
PLANE ORDER British Airways owner IAG has firmed up an order for three A330-200 planes for its low-cost airline Level.
ON TRACK Gold, copper and silver producer Anglo Asian Mining said work is on track at its Ugur deposit in western Azerbaijan.
DIAMOND DAYS Miner Lucapa Diamond Company said it has found potentially diamond-rich areas at its Lulo project in Angola.
SUB SUPPORT Specialist engineer TP Group has won a £1.9million contract for submarine support systems from a South East Asian shipbuilding contractor.
MINER FLOAT Zimbabwe-focused miner Caledonia Mining will trade on the New York Stock Exchange from July 27.
TAXI TIE-UP Private jet servicing firm Gama Aviation has extended its maintenance contract with French air taxis service Wijet.
NAVY SUPPLIES Defence systems firm Ultra Electronics has won a contract to supply the Indian navy.
CLADDING PROBE Infrastructure investor HICL has launched a review into the use of cladding after last month’s Grenfell Tower tragedy.
SITE BOUGHT Warehouse investor Tritax Big Box has bought the former 124-acre site of Littlebrook Power Station in London for £65million.
GAMER DEAL Esports business Gfinity has bought US peer CEVO for around £2.1million.
FUTURE ROLE Marketing firm Next Fifteen Communications has appointed Penelope Ladkin-Brand, chief financial officer of publisher Future, as a non-executive director.