Altus Strategies said it had been granted six permits comprising the Zaer exploration licence in Central Morocco, targeting copper, tungsten and tin mineralisation.

The company also announced that it had relinquished four early-stage licences in Morocco because they weren't considered likely to host an economic deposit.

At 2:32pm: (LON:ALS) Altus Strategies Plc Ord 1p share price was +0.01p at 7.88p