Kogi Iron to Raise $1.4M for Agbaja Project

Australia-based Kogi Iron and its Nigerian operating company, KCM Mining, are looking to raise just over $1.4 million for its Agbaja Project in Nigeria. Under the capital raise, the company will issue over 71 million shares at 2 cents each. Kogi Iron says this is an important funding milestone as the cash will help restart […]

Kogi Government Writes US, Protest Visa Ban

Kogi State government has kicked against the recent visa ban imposed on politicians alleged to have rigged the November 2019 election in the state by the United States of America. The US government had on Monday slammed a visa restriction on some individuals for allegedly rigging the November 2019 governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa […]

Nigerian Govt Pledges Support for Kogi Iron’s Agbaja Steel Project

The Nigerian Ministry of Mines and Steel Development (MMSD) has recognised the effort that Australia-based Kogi Iron is making to contribute to the diversification of the country’s economy through the proposed Agbaja cast steel project. The company received a formal letter at the end of August from Mining Minister Olamilekan Adgebite, stating that the MMSD […]

Kogi Iron Nears Trial Mining Completion

ASX-listed Kogi Iron has advised that it is nearing the end of its small-scale trial iron-ore mining at the Agbaja Cast Steel project in Kogi State, Nigeria. The company is in the process of conducting trial mining on site, as well as various community activities, including water clarification and flow tests before the Irimi-Okpaka Water […]

Kogi Iron Adopts Phased Approach to Funding, Work on Agbaja Project

Australia-based Kogi Iron has announced that it will adopt a staged funding and development programme to ensure the development of its Agbaja cast steel project, in Nigeria, continues to progress. The company also revised down its initial envisaged production rate during Phase 1 of the project to 250 000 t/y to rather help protect shareholder value […]

Kogi Iron Moves Head Office to Adelaide, Australia

Kogi Iron Limited, an Australian mining company looking to become Nigeria’s first integrated steel producer will move its head office to Adelaide next month. Kogi Iron Limited has been working on a plan since 2012 to establish an open pit iron ore mine in Agbaja, Kogi State, using Australian expertise. But the fall in the […]

Agbaja Plateau: Kogi Iron Secures Fourth Mining Lease

Australia’s Kogi Iron has been granted a fourth mining lease after an approval by the Nigerian government. This is coming as the company progresses towards a planned feasibility study on a fully integrated cast steel billet project in Nigeria. The latest approval delivers Kogi Iron a contiguous total of ~145 square kilometres of four mining […]

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