Skochinsky Institute of Mining

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The Skochinsky Institute of Mining (full name: National Mining Research Center – A.A. Skochinsky Institute of Mining; Russian: Институт горного дела им. А. А. Скочинского) is an institute of mining located in Lyubertsy, Russia. It was established in 1927 as All-Union Institute of Coal. In 1959, it merged with the Institute of Mining of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, established in 1938. In 1962, it was named after academician Aleksandr Skochinsky.[1]

In 1968, a branch of the Skochinsky Institute of Mining was established in Kohtla-Järve, Estonia, which researched oil shale mining.[2]


  1. ^ Dokunin, A.V. "Горного дела институт (Люберцы)" [Institute of Mining (Lyubertsy)]. Geologicheskaya entsiklopediya. Retrieved 2014-11-07.
  2. ^ Uibopuu, Lembit (1998). "The story of oil shale mining research". Oil Shale. A Scientific-Technical Journal. Estonian Academy Publishers. 15 (2S): 206–209. Retrieved 2014-04-12.

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