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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.3 code 1020


  • Tabulation Category: 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), a fuel intermediate between coal and peat. Underground or open cut (strip) mining.
Washing, dehydrating, pulverizing or other operations designed to improve quality, facilitate transport or storage.
Manufacture of briquettes or other solid fuels consisting chiefly of lignite.

Exclusions: Hard coal mining or peat digging and production of briquettes or agglomerations of these materials are classified in class 1010 (Mining and agglomeration of hard coal) and class 1030 (Extraction and agglomeration of peat), respectively.
Work performed to develop or prepare properties for mining coal is classified in class 4510 (Site preparation).

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