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Description for 1221: Bituminous Coal and Lignite Surface Mining

Division B: Mining | Major Group 12: Coal Mining

Industry Group 122: Bituminous Coal And Lignite Mining

1221 Bituminous Coal and Lignite Surface Mining
Establishments primarily engaged in producing bituminous coal or lignite at surface mines or in developing bituminous coal or lignite surface mines. This industry includes auger mining, strip mining, culm bank mining, and other surface mining, by owners or lessees or by establishments which have complete responsibility for operating bituminous coal and lignite surface mines for others on a contract or fee basis. Bituminous coal and lignite preparation plants performing such activities as cleaning, crushing, screening or sizing are included if operated in conjunction with a mine site, or if operated independently of any type of mine.
  • Brown coal mining
  • Cleaning plants, bituminous coal
  • Coal mining, bituminous: surface
  • Coal preparation plants, bituminous or lignite
  • Crushing plants, bituminous coal
  • Culm bank recovery, bituminous coal or lignite: except on a contract
  • Hard coal surface mining, except Pennsylvania anthracite
  • Lignite mining
  • Preparation plants, bituminous coal or lignite
  • Screening plants, bituminous coal
  • Semianthracite surface mining
  • Semibituminous coal surface mining
  • Strip mining, bituminous coal: except on a contract basis
  • Strip mining, lignite: except on a contract basis
  • Subbituminous coal surface mining
  • Washeries, bituminous coal or lignite

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