Hyesan Uranium Mine

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Last Updated: June 1, 2005
Other Name: 혜산광산
Location: Hyesan (혜산시), Yanggang Province (양강도), North Korea
Subordinate To: Ministry of Extractive Industries (채취공업성), Cabinet (내각)
Size: Unknown
Facility Status: Unknown

The Hyesan Uranium Mine's existence was revealed in 1992, but the capacity and status of this facility are unknown.

Source: Joseph S. Bermudez, Jr., "Exposing North Korea's Nuclear Infrastructure-Part One," Jane's Intelligence Review, 1 February, 1999 p. 38.

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