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Efforts Paid to Strengthening Phosphate Fertilizer Production Base in DPRK

Pyongyang, May 8 (KCNA) — Big efforts are directed to strengthening the base for phosphate fertilizer production in the DPRK, along with the construction of the Sunchon Phosphate Fertilizer Factory going in real earnest.

The electric power industrial sector has supplied electricity without letup to various mines in charge of the production of apatite concentrate.

Meanwhile, the Anju Pump Factory and the Jonchon Rock-drill Factory and other mining machine factories have produced highly efficient pumps, rock-drills, pneumatic motors and air power loaders and tens of kinds of accessories needed for producing apatite concentrate.

The Ranam Coal-mining Machine Complex and the Tongrim Electric Appliances Factory, too, have sped up the production of various kinds of necessary equipment. -0-

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