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Description for 1081: Metal Mining Services

Division B: Mining | Major Group 10: Metal Mining

Industry Group 108: Metal Mining Services


1081 Metal Mining Services
Establishments primarily engaged in performing metal mining services for others on a contract or fee basis, such as the removal of overburden, strip mining for metallic ores, prospect and test drilling, and mine exploration and development. Establishments which have complete responsibility for operating mines for others on a contract or fee basis are classified according to the product mined rather than as metal mining services. Establishments primarily performing hauling services are classified in Division E, Transportation.
  • Boring test holes for metal mining on a contract basis
  • Draining or pumping of metal mines: on a contract basis
  • Drilling for metal mining on a contract basis
  • Exploration for metal mining on a contract basis
  • Geophysical exploration services, for metal mining on a contract basis
  • Mine development for metal mining on a contract basis
  • Overburden removal for metal mining; on a contract basis
  • Prospect drilling for metal mining on a contract basis
  • Sinking shafts for metal mining on a contract basis
  • Strip mining, metal: on a contract basis
  • Test drilling for metal mining: on a contract basis


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