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Signal Achievements Reported from Economic Sector of DPRK
| Pyongyang, August 30 (KCNA) -- Officials and workers of the DPRK have achieved signal achievements in the economic sector from the outset of the year in hearty response to the historic New Year Address made by Marshal Kim Jong Un.
Having honored their first quarter year plans, coal miners of the country waged a dynamic campaign to greet the 60th anniversary of the victory in the Fatherland Liberation War with great labor achievements.
Workers of the hydro-power stations have fulfilled their monthly and quarterly plans by maintaining a high level of water and ensuring a high operation rate of equipment.
Signal successes in electricity production were reported from different thermal power plants. The Pyongyang Thermal Power Complex carried out its July power quota ahead of schedule. The Chongchongang Thermal Power Plant generated 20 percent more electricity than in the corresponding period of last year.
Officials and workers of the iron and steel production bases including the Chollima Steel Complex and the Kim Chaek Iron and Steel Complex significantly boosted production while consolidating the foundation for producing the Juche iron.
Miners of the Musan Mining Complex secured a lot of mining areas by carrying out blasting of 200,000 and 400,000 cubic meters of earth from the outset of the year. As a result, they produced 10,000 tons of concentrated iron ore outside their plan in recent months.
Officials and workers of the railway bureaus in Pyongyang, Kaechon, Hamhung, Chongjin and Rason successfully ensured the transport of freight to major factories, enterprises and big construction sites.
This month railway bureaus of Pyongyang and Kaechon transported over 1.4 times more freight to the field of light industry than planned.
The production of fertilizers including urea and ammonium nitrate fertilizers in the first half of the year went up more than 10 percent as compared with last year in the large chemical industrial bases.
Units associated with leadership exploits of the peerlessly great persons of Mt. Paektu of the Ministry of Light Industry including the Kim Jong Suk Pyongyang Textile Mill, the Songyo Knitted Goods Factory and the Pyongyang Hosiery Factory have taken the lead in the drive for increased production.
Factories under the Ministry of Food and Consumer Goods Industries boosted production 40 percent in the significant July as against the previous month and brought about uninterrupted boost in August, too, through an all-out onward march.
Cooperative farms across the country are busy making good preparations for harvest and threshing, while directing their efforts to the manuring and cultivation of crops.
Stockbreeding bases across the country honored their first quarterly plans and the National Fruit Agency overfulfilled its quotas for planting fruit trees in spring more than 30 percent.
Workers of the machine-building industry carried out the plans for gross industrial output value for the first half of the year and July at 130 percent and 117 percent respectively.
Mines, factories and enterprises under the Management Bureau of Phosphate Fertilizer Industry of the Ministry of Mining Industry carried out the plan for fertilizer production for the manuring year at 142 percent by July and started the production for the next manuring year this month.
In this period the yearly plan for the production of apatite concentrate jumped 60 percent and phosphate fertilizer production 150 percent as compared with the previous year.
Many timber and forestry stations honored their yearly timber production plans ahead of schedule.
Many projects were completed and commissioned this year to step up the building of a thriving nation and contribute to improving the people's living standard.
The employees, technicians and officials of the Kangson Steel Complex finished a huge project of building a gas generation shop and high temperature air combustion heavy-duty heating furnace for rolling.
The Manpho Yonha Power Station has gone operational.
The Pyongyang Essential Foodstuff Factory was successfully remodeled into a modern one having an up-to-date material and technical foundation and cultural environment.
A velvet shop was built at the Pakchon Silk Mill and the production processes of the Phyongsong Synthetic Leather Factory were updated and there sprang up the Vitamin C production base having latest production process based on bio-engineering.
The Komdok Mining Complex technologically updated the Grinding Shop of Dressing Plant No. 3. The construction project of a large-size zinc oxide production process and the first-phase liquefying process were completed at the Tanchon Smeltery.
The Taethan Taehung Mine went operational and a big and promising cement factory appeared in Sinwon, South Hwanghae Province.
A ferrosilicon production process appeared at the Haeju Kumgang Youth Smeltery and new finishing building materials production process was built at the Taedonggang Tile Factory and began production.
Comprehensive livestock production bases and greenhouses appeared in Pyongyang City, North Phyongan Province, Ryanggang Province, South Hamgyong Province and South Hwanghae Province to contribute to improving the living standard of the people.
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