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Natural Graphite Electrodes Produced

Korean Central News Agency of DPRK via Korea News Service (KNS)

Pyongyang, October 12 (KCNA) -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea has succeeded in producing electrodes with newly developed natural graphite materials, a signal progress in the development of graphite industry.

Visiting a factory in June,General Secretary Kim Jong Il carefully watched the production process of natural graphite electrodes for UHP electric arc furnaces and highly praised the scientists and workers who made a great achievement in the electrode production.

The production of graphite electrodes based on domestic raw materials and technology gives a great encouragement to the Korean people in their effort for the building of a thriving nation.

Now the graphite industry of the DPRK with large graphite deposits has entered a new phase of its development.

Besides, various kinds of graphite goods, including efficient natural graphite electric brush, have been developed in the country and the production has been boosted in the graphite sector.

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