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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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Xiyang Group is one of China's largest mining and steel production companies and it had spent about $40 million to develop iron ore extraction at Musan Mine.
Implementing agency : Gyeongsangbuk-do Gyeongju Office of Education Musan Middle School
In fact, one of the most popular housing markets for young Koreans today is Musan, located just south of the demilitarised zone (DMZ), the DMZ separating the South from the North.
Indeed, B2, who left the town of Musan in late 2007, branded the use of RMB in market exchanges and asset storage as entirely "natural.
Container vessel Northern Jamboree and LPG carried liberty-N are expected to take berths at Container Terminal and Engro Terminal respectively on Wednesday, while two more container ships CMA CGM Corneille and MSC Musan are due to arrive at Port Qasim on Thursday.
html) said , citing a source, that the seven defectors were residents of Musan in North Hamgyong Province that shares a border with China, and they disappeared on Friday amid high security.
Musan Nayak, a local said, "Those who have money can go to the district headquarter of Malkangiri.
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.
22) Prior to cutting the cord the midwife will gently pull out the placenta, regulating the baby's breathing and ensuring that the two internal arteries and one vein (referred to as the hali musan = banyan tree seeds) visible in the umbilical cord are evenly distributed between the baby and the placenta (referred to as the baby's alin = younger sibling).
The criminal arrested including Akmal Hussain s/o Amir Hussain, Shahnaz Hussain Akhtar s/o Akhtar Musan Khan s/o of Gul Muhammad, Ali Memon s/o Haji Abdul Gahfoor, Waqir Ali s/o Zulfiqar Ali.