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Korean People Make Innovations in First 15 Days This Year
Pyongyang, January 17 (KCNA) -- The people of the DPRK made innovations in production for the first 15 days this year by raising a fierce wind of making a fresh leap forward.

Agricultural workers across the country are busying themselves with preparations for this year's farming.

As of Jan. 15, the compost production across the country increased 5 percent compared with that in the same period last year.

Carriage of compost to fields, spreading of fertile soil on fields and improving of damp soil were increased more than 15 percent every day than plans.

The workers in the field of construction are also making innovations.

The builders of power stations in tiers on the Chongchon River are making great successes in raising the ground level and cutting the ground every day.

The reclaimers of Honggondo tideland succeeded in blasting 70 000 and 30 000 cubic metres of earth in the first work of the New Year.

The production in the field of the construction and building-materials industry grew twice over the same period last year.

The officials, workers and technicians of the Musan Mining Complex extracted over 17 000 tons of iron ores more than the plan.

The workers of the Unryul and Jaeryong mines extracted large quantities of iron ores every day and those of the Kim Chaek Iron and Steel Complex produced more pig irons.

The fertilizer production remarkably grew over the same period last year.

The Pyongyang Thermal Power Complex and the Sunchon Thermal Power Plant are scrupulously organizing equipment management and technological control and enhancing operation rate of the equipment by observing technical rules and standard regulations.

Coal mines across the country produced tens of thousands of tons of coal more than the plan of the Ministry of Coal Industry by keeping production going on a high rate.

The workers in the field of rail transport transported more freights than the plan.

The workers in the light industrial sector overfulfiled the production of cotton yarn, silk thread, cloth, knitwear, hosiery, confectionary and toothbrush.

The Pyongyang Cornstarch Factory, Pyongyang Wheat Flour Processing Factory, Pyongyang Cosmetics Factory, Pyongyang Daily Necessities Factory and the Hamhung Disabled Soldiers' Essential Plastic Goods Factory successfully carried out their daily plans, contributing to increasing the production 20 percent.

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