- Ironveld said it had appointed Martin Eales as chief executive. He would take up the role from 16 December 2019.

Eales would bring 'significant industry experience to the role, having held the position of CEO at London listed Rainbow Rare Earths from 2014 to 2019, where he oversaw the development of the company into the only rare earths producer in Africa,' the company said.

Dr Peter Cox, meanwhile, would become technical director of the company, focusing on technical matters relating to the future smelting operations and offtake partners.

At 8:29am: [LON:IRON] Ironveld Plc share price was +0.03p at 0.75p

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