North Korea Seeks Outside Help to Modernize Mining
March 2002 by Associated PressEager to earn hard currency, isolated North Korea is trying to modernize its decrepit mining industry with foreign help.
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Since 1993, US reliance on imports of raw and processed materials of mineral origin has increased more than seven fold.
As we approached the river the view was outstanding and the sight was encouraging. A ravine coming down on the right side had been worked heavily, with rock piled back on each side. That surely meant there was gold somewhere close.
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Most of the commercial mineral deposits are on the south and southwest part of the range between Minersville and Milford, though small amounts of gold and silver have also been found in iron-rich outcrops in the basalt to the south of Milford.
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