Shinp'o Uranium Mine

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Last Updated: June 1, 2005
Other Name: 신포광산
Location: Shinp'o (신포시), South Hamgyŏng Province (함경남도), North Korea
Subordinate To: Ministry of Extractive Industries (채취공업성), Cabinet (내각)
Size: Unknown
Facility Status: Unknown

There are reports that this mine was under development in 1994, but there is no conclusive evidence that the mine was ever completed.

Sources:
[1] Chang Chun Ik, Pukhan Haek-Missile Chŏnjaeng (Seoul: Sŏmundang, 1999), p. 133.
[2] Joseph S. Bermudez, Jr., "North Korea's Nuclear Infrastructure," Jane's Intelligence Review, 1 February 1994, pp. 74-79.

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