The coal-mining industry of the DPRK is boosting production.
The Namdok Youth Coal Mine of the Pukchang Area Youth Coal-mining Complex is speeding up tunnelling every day by introducing advanced blasting methods according to the lithological conditions.
The Inpho Youth Coal Mine is increasing the output of coal by introducing multipurpose inertia-type loaders.
The Hakpho Coal Mine of the Onsong Area Coal-mining Complex is improving the coal-cutting and carrying capacities in pits by introducing a new hoisting method.
The Sunchon Area Youth Coal-mining Complex and the Tokchon Area Coal-mining Complex are also increasing coal production by raising the proportion of mechanization in pits.