​wide and exciting impression to visitors.  The scale of the festival grows larger every year as people from many areas and backgrounds contribute their sculptures for the enjoyment of all!


Article: Pak Pyong Hun (as edited)  Photos: Hong Kwang Nam & Kin Yun Chol



​Ice Sculpture Wonderland!


  Every winter The Ice Sculpture Festival runs along the banks of the Taedong River in Pyongyang and in Samjiyon County, Ryanggang Province - the results are incredible!

  The festival draws large numbers of visitors from all across the country to festival venues.  On display are fascinating ice and snow world sculptures of various ideological and thematic content giving a 

With pride at having fulfilled their yearly plan by late October 2018, the workers and the technicians of the factory resolved to create new records and criteria from the first day of the New Year.  Founding, Steel-Casting and Forging Workshops in charge of material-supply and processing are waging campaigns of overtaking and learning from others by sharing experience with one another.  Areas which are proactive in introducing new technologies to the tractor program include the Sheet Metal Processing Shop, Gear Shop, Procressing Shops 1 & 2 (in charge of machine accessories and parts processing) and Assembly Shops 1 & 2.  The factory is striving to introduce manpower-saving innovations by introducing automation, flow line and robotics into all production lines.


Article: Mun Kwang Bong (as editied)  Photo: An Chol Won

New Model Tractors Are

Mass Produced!


​  Last year, the Kumsong Tractor Factory situated in Kangso County, South Phyongan Province put the vertical milling machines and cylinder grinders on a CNC basis and renovated various production lines like painting and gilding, thus opening a bright vista for increased production.

  Innovative measures were taken to raise the processing accuracy of various machine accessories and parts and a campaign was conducted to improve the machine operator's knowledge and skills.  As a result, the efficiency of the products was also raised.