MINING INFORMATIONAL AND ANALYTICAL BULLETIN
(SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL JOURNAL)
GORNY INFORMATSIONNO-ANALITICHESKIY BYULLETEN
Published since 1992, Mining Informational and Analytical Bulletin (scientific and technical journal) (Gorny Informatsionno-Analiticheskiy Byulleten (nauchno-teknicheskii zhurnal)) (GIAB) ISSN 0236-1493 is the leading applied scientific journal in the field of mining. GIAB features theoretical and practical information on mining and related fields of study: geology, ecology, construction technologies, engineering industry, economics and others.
State Certification Committee Department of Education included the GIAB bulletin in the list of recommended periodical scientific editions for candidates applying for an academic degree in the fields of mining, earth sciences and engineering. The bulletin is book bound, hard covered and issued monthly, containing more than 400 pages. It is distributed mostly through subscription, compulsory mailing list, including mining companies' management, research institutes and educational establishments.
Split press runs of GIAB related to specific region or subject are published on demand from regional organizations: "Yakutia", "Far East", "Kuznetsk Basin", "Transbaikalia", "Belarus", " Mongolia", "Aerology", "Methane", "Functional metallic materials", "Safety", "Material science", "Coal mining safety", "Mining machinery" etc.
· GIAB features articles on the latest developments and research, reviews of defended dissertations, conference and symposium reports, recently released book annotations and reviews. All of them are dedicated not only to above-mentioned fields but also to journalistic, historical and literary ones.
· GIAB covers the work of the annual symposium called "Miner Engineer Week".
· Authors of GIAB are acclaimed academics, professors, mining companies' directors and engineers, experienced experts and young specialists from all over the world.
· Major libraries of Russia and CIS countries are subscribed to GIAB
· GIAB is the most democratic journal in the mining field in Russia.