A scientist from Karaganda V. Plotnikov won a prestigious prize named after Russian scientist A. A. Skochinsky

In journal «Coal» № 7(Russia) were published results of the competition named after A.A. Skochinsky for 2011-2012 dedicated to the best developments, aimed at ensuring safety in mines. A team of authors in the face of the former Karaganda now Petersburg inhabitant Аbinov A.G. and Karaganda inhabitant V. Plotnikov was given work entitled «Development, investigation and implementation of parachute jumpers to ensure the safety of rescue work in coal mines» to the competition.