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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.4 code 09

Structure   

Hierarchy
  • Section: B - Mining and quarrying
  • Division: 09 - Mining support service activities

Breakdown:

This Division is divided into the following Groups:

  • 091 - Support activities for petroleum and natural gas extraction
  • 099 - Support activities for other mining and quarrying

Explanatory note

This division includes specialized support services incidental to mining provided on a fee or contract basis. It includes exploration services through traditional prospecting methods such as taking core samples and making geological observations as well as drilling, test-drilling or redrilling for oil wells, metallic and non-metallic minerals. Other typical services cover building oil and gas well foundations, cementing oil and gas well casings, cleaning, bailing and swabbing oil and gas wells, draining and pumping mines, overburden removal services at mines, etc.







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