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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.4 code 0520


  • Section: B - Mining and quarrying
  • Division: 05 - Mining of coal and lignite
  • Group: 052 - Mining of lignite
  • Class: 0520 - Mining of lignite

Explanatory note

This class includes:
- mining of lignite (brown coal): underground or surface mining, including mining through liquefaction methods
- washing, dehydrating, pulverizing, compressing of lignite to improve quality or facilitate transport or storage

This class excludes:
- hard coal mining, see 0510
- peat digging, see 0892
- test drilling for coal mining, see 0990
- support activities for lignite mining, see 0990
- manufacture of lignite fuel briquettes, see 1920
- work performed to develop or prepare properties for coal mining, see 4312

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