August 12, 2020
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Ceramic factory plays a part in producing building materials

Date: 30/07/2020 | Source: Pyongyang Times | Read original version at source

The Kangnam Ceramic Factory is a leading building-materials producer in the DPRK, which specializes in the production of bricks needed for the construction of dwelling houses in Pyongyang and major construction projects.

According to Manager So Chang Chol, the factory is associated with the leadership activities of President Kim Il Sung.

With a grand plan for postwar reconstruction, the President chose the site for the factory on the spot in June 1953 when the Fatherland Liberation War was going on fiercely. He visited the factory just after the Pyongyang mass rally celebrating the victorious Fatherland Liberation War on July 28 1953. Later, he provided field guidance at the factory and worked heart and soul for its development as he sent equipment.

Thanks to his energetic leadership, the factory has been turned into a large-scale producer of such building materials as bricks and roofing tiles and daily necessities as well.

It has turned out different kinds of building materials, especially billions of bricks, for nearly seven decades, thus contributing to building monumental edifices and dwellings for the people throughout the country.

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