NFC Africa Mining Plc (NFCA) recorded a turnover of K1,716.05 million (US$173.9 million) for the financial year
ending 31st December 2016 (2015: K677.11 million (US$104.1 million) as a result of increased sales volumes.
NFCA recorded a loss after tax of US$31.1 million (2015: K45.8 million loss).
NFCA continues to work on the development of the South East Ore Body project. The company reported project expenditure of K2,666.33 million (US$270.2 million) as at 31st December 2016. Total planned project investment is K8,537.65 (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 60 000 tonnes of copper.
There were no dividends paid during the year ended 31st December 2016 (2015: Nil).