NFCA continued with the development of the South East Ore Body project. The company reported project expenditure of K2,669.2 million (US$270.2 million) as at 31st March 2016. Total planned project investment is K8,219.1 (US$832 million). Once completed, the project is expected to extend the life of the mine for 20 years. The design and annual capacity at full production is estimated at 3.3 million tonnes of ore containing 60 thousand tonnes of copper. The project is expected to be completed in 2018.
There were no dividends paid during the year ended 31st December 2015 (2016: nil).