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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.1 code 1


  • Division: 1 - Mining and Quarrying


This Division is subdivided into the following Major groups:

  • 11 - Coal Mining
  • 12 - Metal Mining
  • 13 - Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas
  • 14 - Stone Quarrying, Clay and Sand Pits
  • 19 - Other Non-Metallic Mining and Quarrying

Explanatory note

Extraction of minerals which occur in nature as either solids, liquids, or gases. Underground and surface mines, quarries and oil wells, with all supplemental operations for dressing and beneficiating ores and other crude minerals, such as breaking, milling, washing, cleaning and grading, are included in this division. Prospecting for minerals and preparing sites for extraction are also included.

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