Description for 1222: Bituminous Coal Underground Mining

Division B: Mining | Major Group 12: Coal Mining | Industry Group 122: Bituminous Coal And Lignite Mining

1222 Bituminous Coal Underground Mining
Establishments primarily engaged in producing bituminous coal in underground mines or in developing bituminous coal underground mines. This industry includes underground mining by owners or lessees or by establishments which have complete responsibility for operating bituminous coal underground mines for others on a contract or fee basis. Bituminous coal preparation plants performing such activities as cleaning, crushing, screening or sizing are included if operated in conjunction with a mine. Independent bituminous coal preparation plants are classified in Industry 1221.

  • Coal mining, bituminous-underground
  • Hard coal underground mining, except Pennsylvania anthracite
  • Semianthracite mining-underground
  • Semibituminous coal underground mining
  • Subbituminous coal underground mining