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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

ISIC Rev.4 code 0729


  • Section: B - Mining and quarrying
  • Division: 07 - Mining of metal ores
  • Group: 072 - Mining of non-ferrous metal ores
  • Class: 0729 - Mining of other non-ferrous metal ores

Explanatory note

This class includes:
- mining and preparation of ores valued chiefly for non-ferrous metal content:
· aluminium (bauxite), copper, lead, zinc, tin, manganese, chrome, nickel, cobalt, molybdenum, tantalum, vanadium etc.
· precious metals: gold, silver, platinum

This class excludes:
- mining and preparation of uranium and thorium ores, see 0721
- production of aluminium oxide and mattes of nickel or of copper, see 2420

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