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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.3.1 code 1020


  • Section: C - Mining and quarrying
  • Division: 10 - Mining of coal and lignite; extraction of peat
  • Group: 102 - Mining and agglomeration of lignite
  • Class: 1020 - Mining and agglomeration of lignite

Explanatory note

This class includes:
- mining of lignite (brown coal): underground or surface mining
- washing, dehydrating, pulverizing of lignite to improve quality, facilitate transport or storage
- agglomeration of lignite, including manufacture of briquettes or other solid fuels consisting chiefly of lignite

This class excludes:
- hard coal mining and production of briquettes or agglomerations of hard coal, see 1010
- peat digging and agglomeration of peat, see 1030
- work performed to develop or prepare properties for coal mining, see 4510

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