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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.4 code 0721


  • Section: B - Mining and quarrying
  • Division: 07 - Mining of metal ores
  • Group: 072 - Mining of non-ferrous metal ores
  • Class: 0721 - Mining of uranium and thorium ores

Explanatory note

This class includes:
- mining of ores chiefly valued for uranium and thorium content: pitchblende etc.
- concentration of such ores
- production of yellowcake

This class excludes:
- enrichment of uranium and thorium ores, see 2011
- production of uranium metal from pitchblende or other ores, see 2420
- smelting and refining of uranium, see 2420

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