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Oriole Resources partner to restart drilling at Dalafin gold project

Oriole Resources PLC (LON:ORR) is set to restart a work programme at the Dalafin gold project in Senegal following seasonal rains. The programme will see the London-listed company’s partner Iamgold Corp (TSE:IMG) will carry out drilling at the Madina Bafé and Saroudia prospects, it said in a statement on Wednesday. READ: Oriole Resources’ Djibouti vehicle secures funding for major drilling campaign Both exploration areas are within 20 kilometres of Iamgold’s Boto gold project, host to some 2.49mln ounces of gold, expected to obtain mining permits later this year. >>>

Oil price, Eco, Falcon, IGas – And finally ‘special’

Oil price With the trade talks seesawing and the Russian Oil Minister already playing the pre-Opec positioning games oil has come back a bit, made worse after hours with a 6m stock build from the API. This morning’s weakness has already been turned around as news from Opec was considered better… Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas- If we build it they will come… As readers know I don’t invest in any shares I write about but if I did I would be all over Eco Atlantic at the moment as the results comment was positive and the stories coming from Hess and Exxon nearby do not share the views of Tullow in its recent profit warning. >>>

Seeing Machines welcomes NTSB autonomous vehicle report

Seeing Machines Ltd (LON:SEE) welcomed the highlighting of driver monitoring technology in the US National Transportation Safety Board’s investigation into a fatal collision between an Uber automated test vehicle in March. One of the NTSB report’s recommendations refers to the requirement for “adequate monitoring of vehicle operator engagement, if applicable”. Seeing Machines' Guardian Back-up Driver Monitoring system was launched last year to provide an in-car tool to monitor and respond to the level of attention of a back-up driver in autonomous vehicles. >>>

FTSE 100 logs 100-point loss into lunchtime

FTSE 100 down 102 points Trade deal worries spook investors Oil majors slip as crude prices decline 11.40am: FTSE 100 logs 100 point loss into lunchtime As midday approached the FTSE 100 had suffered a triple-digit loss as the index tumbled 102 points to 7,221 shortly after 11.30am. Traders have been rattled by renewed threats by US president Donald Trump that he may raise tariffs on Chinese goods “even higher” if the two sides fail to reach a trade deal, leaving many expecting a similarly incendiary response from the Beijing government. >>>

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