Bustling steel plant contributes to economic growth of sanctions-hit North Korea


July 26, 2017 1:34 PM

CHOLLIMA (AFP) – A crane moves a giant bucket brimming with 40 tonnes of molten steel towards a gangway in North Korea’s Chollima Steel Complex. Flames, smoke and a shower of sparks erupt as a worker thrusts his temperature gauge into the liquid, its tip glowing white-hot as he withdraws it.