in PLN millions, unless otherwise stated
KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. (“the Parent Entity”, “the Company”) with its registered office in Lubin at 48 M.Skłodowskiej-Curie Street is a joint stock company registered at the Regional Court for Wrocław Fabryczna in Wrocław, Section IX (Economic) of the National Court Register, entry no. KRS 23302, on the territory of the Republic of Poland.
KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. has a multi-divisional organisational structure, comprised of a Head Office and 10 divisions: 3 mines (Lubin Mine Division, Polkowice-Sieroszowice Mine Division, Rudna Mine Division), 3 metallurgical plants (Głogów Smelter/Refinery, Legnica Smelter/Refinery, Cedynia Wire Rod Division), the Concentrator Division, the Tailings Division, the Mine-Smelter Emergency Rescue Division and the Data Center Division.
The shares of KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. are listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange.
The Parent Entity’s principal activities include:
- the mining of copper and non-ferrous metals ores; and
- the production of copper, precious and non-ferrous metals.
In addition, the KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. Group (“the Group”) conducts other activities, which are described in Appendix no. 4 to the Management Board’s Report on the activities of KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. and of the KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. Group in 2020.
The consolidated financial statements were prepared under the assumption that the Group’s companies will continue as a going concern during a period of at least 12 months from the end of the reporting period in an unaltered form and business scope, and there are no reasons to suspect any intentional or forced discontinuation or significant limitation of its current activities. As at the date of signing of the consolidated financial statements the Management Board of the Parent Entity is not aware of any facts or circumstances that may cast doubt about the going concern in the foreseeable future.
The pandemic’s impact on individual aspects of the business and the going concern assumption are described in note 12.12.
The KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. Group carries out exploration and the mining of copper, nickel and precious metals based on concessions given for the Polish deposits to KGHM Polska Miedź S.A., and also based on legal titles held by KGHM INTERNATIONAL LTD. and KGHM AJAX MINING INC. for the exploration for or mining of these resources in the USA, Canada, and Chile. Detailed information is presented in the Management Board’s report on the activities of KGHM Polska Miedź S.A and of the KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. Group in 2020 (point 2.4).
In 2020, the Parent Entity of the Group consolidated 70 subsidiaries and used the equity method to account for the shares of two joint ventures (Sierra Gorda S.C.M. and NANO CARBON Sp. z o.o. in liquidation). TUW Cuprum is excluded from consolidation.