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Sangwon Cement boosts production

09 May 2024, Published under Cement News

The Sangwon Cement plant in North Korea has successfully completed the cement production task for the construction of regional-industry factories this year. The plant has steadily increased its production. Higher production results are attributable to the efforts of operators of the central control room, who have scientifically analysed the condition of equipment and applied rational operation method accordingly. Officials and workers of the Sangwon Limestone Mine, the Samchong Mine and...

Chonnaeri Cement makes upgrades

12 June 2023, Published under Cement News

The Chonnaeri Cement Factory in North Korea is enhancing the production processes, according to the resolutions of the 8th Congress of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) and the plenary meetings of the Central Committee of the Workers Party of Korea. The factory has expanded its production capacity as scheduled while further strengthening the clinker cooling system in close cooperation with scientists and technicians of relevant field. In addition, burning, transportation and crushing pr...

Sangwon Cement to increase production in 2023

06 January 2023, Published under Cement News

The workers of the Sangwon Cement complex in North Korea are making innovations in cement production and implementing the decisions of the Sixth Plenary Meeting of the Eighth Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea.   On the basis of successes and experience gained last year, the cement plant has proactively conducted the organisational and political work to improve the main burner flame efficiency and to increased production in 2023. Precalciner improvements are also increas...

North Korean cement production boost

13 June 2022, Published under Cement News

Cement producers across North Korea have supplied more cement to major construction sites even under the maximum emergency anti-epidemic system. Officials and workers of the Sangwon Cement complex increased the output of clinker by introducing new operation methods of production. The Sunchon Cement plant has recorded high daily production results. Meanwhile, the Chonnae-ri Cement factory is achieving normal operation of its production equipment.

Sunchon raises output

14 March 2022, Published under Cement News

The Sunchon Cement Complex in North Korea has increased cement output to serve rural construction, according to Korean News. The cement plant is reported to produced tens of thousands tonnes of cement in a short period. The production at the steel foundry and the refractory materials plant was increased to provide the cement complex with sufficient materials and parts to overhaul the factory’s equipment.

North Korea steps up industrial production

12 November 2019, Published under Cement News

North Korean cement companies are among industrial firms being urged to increase production of building materials to meet their year-end quotas. North Korea has concentrated its resources this year mainly onto the construction of the Wonsan Kalma Coastal Tourist Zone and the Yangdok Hot Springs Tourist Zone (South Pyongan Province). The country has also put a priority on building a Korean-style coastal city in Myongsasipri and constructing the Tanchon and Orangchon power plants. Sangwon C...

North Korea reportedly suspends production at cement plant

03 July 2019, Published under Cement News

The operation of a cement plant in Pyongyang, North Korea, has reportedly been suspended for three months due to lack of electricity, according to the Daily NK newspaper. The paper’s source noted that factory may have been affected by the North Korean authorities' decision to ration electricity due to a power shortage. As the factory was built in 1919, its technology has aged and is not able to produce as much cement as it used to. The source stated that the lack of good-quality cement pro...

North Korea: cement firms to be assessed

03 November 2016, Published under Cement News

The North Korean authorities have told cement trading companies that the volume of support they provide for flood recovery efforts in North Hamgyong province wil be assessed. The assessments will take place during a review of the “200-Day Battle” at the end of this year, claims Daily NK. "The information is expected to increase the burden on these companies, as they are already under strain trying to provide materials for the construction of Ryomyong Street," a source in South Pyongan...

North Korea: cement production rises in response to flooding

07 October 2016, Published under Cement News

North Korean state media have reported that workers at the Sangwon cement plant have increased production by 50 per cent as part of efforts to send aid to the flood-stricken north of the country. The plant has sent over 70,000 tonnes of cement to North Hamgyong Province to help it recover from the floods. The increased output has enabled Sangwon to supply several thousand tonnes of cement a day.