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Here, in one of the Dai Han mines workmen are using one of the Joy Sullivan diamond boring machines imported by UNKRA. The machine, which is used in obtaining stone and coal cores for exploration purposes, can bore holes up to 500 feet in depth, using diamond bits. After prolonged use, the bits can be re-set and used again.

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Here, students from the Yosu Fisheries School are shown handling and packing fish on a trawler. The 40 year old School is not only part of UNKRA's educational programme but also of the extensive assistance given in the re-establishment of the fishing industry,.

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Three vocational training centers that will improve technical education in the Korean province of Cholla-namdo we're officially opened at a joint ceremony held at Kwangju Technical High School today (4 March 1958). The schools, Kwangju and Mokpe Technical High Schools and Yosu Fishery School, are part of an overall $11,500,000 educational programme under which the United Nations Korean Reconstruction Agency (UNKRA) has built over 4700 classrooms, re- equipped laboratories and libraries, imported teaching aids, constructed a merchant marine academy, established two training institutes, as well as setting up seven vocational training centers in the main cities of the country. Here, at the Kwangju Technical High School where one of the centers was opened, students are shown working on a newly-built forge. The school, with 1,750 students, lays emphasis on electrical and mechanical engineering and textile spinning processes to fit in with the main industries of the Kwangju area. UNKRA allocated $268,000 to supply construction materials for ten classrooms, a machine shop and an electrical laboratory.

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The main smelter building at Changhang. The entire upper structure of this building has been newly constructed to house the forty-five foot span crane shown above. This crane can lift two ladles each containing 20 tons of molten metal.

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A portable eight-inch suction dredge provided by the United Nations Korean Reconstruction Agency (UNKRA) to help improve the Republic of Korea's rivers and for flood control work has begun test operations at Yoida, an island in the Han River at Seoul. UNKRA purchased the dredge and accessory equipment for the Government from the Ellicott Machine Corporation, Baltimore, Maryland at a total cost of $87,500. Designed especially for land reclamation and channel clearance work, the dredge has an output capacity of from 60 to 120 cubic yards an hour, depending on the material being dredged, and can pump heavy material to a distance of 1,000 feet and lighter materials up to 2,000 feet.

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