calendar>>August 4. 2014 Juche 103
13th Exhibition of Inventions and New Technologies
Pyongyang, August 4 (KCNA) -- The 13th National Exhibition of Inventions and New Technologies opened on July 29 is going on in the DPRK.

On display at the exhibition are more than 2 600 inventions and new technologies which have been highly praised for their effectiveness.

The Ministry of Coal Industry presented a new anthracite-mining method for thin laminations, high-pressure cascade immersible pump and others.

Seen at the exhibition is a new method of producing coal briquette based on peat presented by the Hwanghae Iron and Steel Complex.

A physiological activator exhibited by the Ministry of Agriculture is also drawing attention of visitors for helping crops raise their resistance to unfavorable environmental conditions with increased output.

The Mechanical Engineering Institute of the State Academy of Sciences presented a hydraulic device for controlling the electrode of calcium-carbide furnace.

Other exhibits like the method of producing high-strength cement by large shaft furnace and the electronic-scanning diagnostic ultrasound instrumentation clearly prove the validity and vitality of the DPRK's policy on attaching importance to science and technology.

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