|The event is going to be arranged for talking on the means not only to utilize the minerals like rare earth materials saved in North Korea but also to discuss the economic cooperation in tandem with the currently improving inter-Korean relationship.
The Kyungsangnam-do Province announced that the workshop will be held at 2:00 p.m. January 29th at the Changwon Convention Center to promote the inter-Korean economic cooperation as well as to use North Korean minerals in common.
This workshop is expected to draw one hundred plus from the local enterprises and institutions which are of high interest while to be hosted by the Kyungsangnamdo Province in order to seek economic cooperation in accordance with the improved inter-Korean relationship and promote to utilize the rare earth materials which are known to be reserved in North Korea. It is assumed that in North Korea there are the Top 10 minerals selected by the government including molybdenum and magnesium as well as abundant in rare earth materials so-called the core materials of the fourth industrial innovation.
The workshop will consist of four themes featuring the North Korean economic development plan and the inter-Korea science and technology cooperation which will be presented by Dr. Lee Choon Geun, Science, Technology Policy Institute; North Korea’s key industrial conditions and inter-Korea economic cooperation by Dr. Lee Suk Ki, Korea Institute for Industrial Economics and Technology; North Korea’s mining status of rare earth materials by Ko Sang Mo, DMR head, Korea Institute of Geoscience and Minerals Resources; and North Korea’s SOC capital conditions and joint development by Ahn Byung Min, head of Korea Transport Institute.
Source: Steel&Metal News