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ISIC Rev.3 code 1200


  • Tabulation Category: C - Mining and quarrying
  • Division: 12 - Mining of uranium and thorium ores
  • Group: 120 - Mining of uranium and thorium ores
  • Class: 1200 - Mining of uranium and thorium ores

Explanatory note

This class includes mining of ores valued chiefly for uranium or thorium, e.g., pitchblende.
Included is the concentrating of such ores.

Exclusions: Mining rare earth metal ores is classified in class 1320 (Mining of non-ferrous metal ores, except uranium and thorium ores).
Production of fissile or fertile materials is classified in class 2330 (Processing of nuclear fuel).
Extraction of uranium metal from pitchblende or other uranium bearing ores is also classified in class 2330.

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