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Musan

 

a city in the northern part of the People’s Democratic Republic of Korea in North Hamgyong Province. Population, about 50,000. Musan is the center of the country’s principal iron ore basin, located along the middle course of the Tumen River between Musan and Hoeryong. Estimated reserves of iron ore are more than 1.3 billion tons, with iron content of about 40 percent. Ore is extracted by opencut mining. A concentration plant is located in Musan. The city and surrounding ore basin are connected by railroad and highway with the metallurgical centers of Chongjin and Kimchaek.

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The Chinese partner of North Korea's Musan mine, Asia's largest open-air iron mine, has apparently pulled out of its joint venture with the mine, a South Korean newspaper reported Wednesday.
SEOUL - The Chinese partner of North Korea's Musan mine, Asia's largest open-air iron mine, has apparently pulled out of its joint venture with the mine, a South Korean newspaper reported Wednesday.
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Mom's base camp was Camp Pelham at Musan, near the Imjin River and approximately five miles from the DMZ.
The July reform program partly initiated these experiments in Hoeryeong and Musan of North Hamgyeong province, located in the northeastern part of the country.
According to So Dongman, a professor at Sangji University of South Korea and a former high-ranking official at South Korea's National Intelligence Service, China is expected to invest $5 billion over five years from 2006 in five places, including in Musan for iron ore development and in Najin for port development.
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