(Underground Mine Construction), a monthly scientific and technical and production journal published jointly by the State Committee for Construction, the Ministry of the Coal Industry of the USSR, the Ministry of Construction for Heavy Industrial Enterprises of the USSR, and the Scientific and Technical Society of Mining. The journal was founded in Moscow in 1957.
Shakhtnoe stroitel’stvo carries articles that deal with the design, construction, and modernization of mining enterprises. It also publishes articles on the development of shaft-sinking techniques, the construction of various types of underground structures, accident prevention, the exchange of information relating to advanced technology, and socialist competition in branches of industry. Circulation, 5,000 (1978).