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21 Feb
UK govt to ban sales of house coal, wet wood to cut pollution

The sale of bags of coal and wet wood for domestic fires will be banned in England from February next year, the government said on Friday.

21 Feb
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Full steam ahead as Hornby raises £15m to 'reinvigorate' brands

Model train maker Hornby said it had raised £15m through a share placing as it sought to “reinvigorate” its iconic product range.

21 Feb
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CWU rejects Royal Mail pay offer as national strike looms

A national strike by postal workers looked an increasing possibility after a pay offer from Royal Mail was dismissed by the Communication Workers Union (CWU).

21 Feb
James Fisher & Sons wins £35m Australian navy contract extension

Marine engineering services company James Fisher & Sons said its had won a four year £35m contract extension to supply its submarine escape and rescue system to the Royal Australian Navy until December 2023.

21 Feb
Hunting buys Enpro Subsea for $33m

Energy services group Hunting on Friday said it had bought Enpro Subsea for $33m from members of the Enpro management team and Energy Ventures Private Equity.

21 Feb
Hammerson sells nine retail parks for £455m

Property developer Hammerson said it had sold a portfolio of seven retail parks and two others individually for a total of £455m.

20 Feb
Anglo American FY boosted by higher metals, iron ore prices

Strong precious metals and iron ore prices offset weakness in diamonds and coal as Anglo American reported a rise in full year profits on Thursday.

20 Feb
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BAE to pump £1bn into pensions black hole as FY profits rise

Weapons company BAE Systems reported full year earnings growth of 7%, in line with its own guidance, as it forecast a rise in earnings in 2021 by mid-single digit, excluding the impact of recent US acquisitions.

20 Feb
Clarkson buys Spain's Martankers for undisclosed sum

Clarkson said it had bought Spanish shipbroker Martankers for an undisclosed sum.

20 Feb
Spectris sees less China activity due to COVID-19 as FY profits rise

Instrument maker Spectris reported a rise in operating profit and £175m special dividend, but said it was seeing less activity in China due to the coronavirus and anticipated “challenging” markets in the first half of the current year.

19 Feb
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Boeing to inspect 737 MAX planes as debris found in fuel tanks

Boeing's woes continued on Wednesday when the troubled aircraft maker was forced to order inspections of all its 737 MAX planes after debris was discovered in the fuel tanks of some planes.

19 Feb
Higher metals prices help Hochschild Mining FY results shine

Higher precious metals prices helped South America-focused miner Hochschild double annual profits.

18 Feb
Rio Tinto submit power supply plan for Mongolian copper project

Rio Tinto said its Mongolian copper project had submitted a feasibility study to the local government as it looked to secure domestically sourced power for the $924m operation.

18 Feb
Grainger buys Nottingham development for £55m

Private rental home provider Grainger said it had agreed forward fund and acquire a 348-home build-to-rent development in Nottingham from Blocwork LLP for £55. 6m.

18 Feb
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BHP profits soar on higher iron ore prices; Cautious on coronavirus

First half earnings at BHP surged 29% on the back of higher iron ore prices as the dividend payout was tempered by short term caution over the coronavirus.

17 Feb
NMC founder Shetty quits over share reporting scandal

Indian billionaire BR Shetty has resigned as a director and co-chair of Middle East healthcare firm NMC Health as the crisis from the unreported share transaction scandal at the company deepened.

17 Feb
Jupiter Fund Management in £370m offer for Merian

Jupiter Fund Manager on Monday confirmed it had made a £370m takeover offer for Merian Global Investors.

14 Feb
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RBS profits rise as bank unveils name change to Natwest

Royal Bank of Scotland on Friday unveiled a better-than-expected rise in annual profits and said it was changing its name to Natwest Group.

14 Feb
South West Water accepts Ofwat price settlement

South West Water said it would not take its latest price settlement to competition authorities despite several utilities saying they planned to do so.