(Coal), a monthly scientific and industrial journal of the Ministry of the Coal Industry of the USSR and the Central Board of the Scientific and Technical Mining Society. The journal was first published in Kharkov in 1925 as Ugol’ i zhelezo (Coal and Iron) and was given the title Ugol’ in 1930. It has been published in Moscow since 1938.
Ugol’ carries articles on major aspects of the exploitation of coal deposits, explains advances in mining science and technology, and examines questions of the quality of coals, coal processing, mine surveying, mining geology, safety measures, industrial hygiene, and environmental protection. It also discusses problems of, for example, economics, management, and organization of production and labor in the coal industry. Circulation, 18,500 (1976).