SIC Code 1081 Metal Mining Services

Industry

Mining

Description

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.

Cross References

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. 

Illustrative Examples

  • 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

Industry Leaders

Further Classification

6-digit SIC

  • 108101Metal Mining Services

7-digit SIC

  • 1081001Metal Mining Services
  • 1081002Metal Mine Exploration
  • 1081003Metal Mine Exploration & Development Services
  • 1081004Metal Mine Development
  • 1081005Metal Mine Shaft Or Tunnel Preparation
  • 1081006Metal Mine Test Boring
  • 1081007Metal Mine Draining Or Pumping
  • 1081008Metal Mine Overburden Removal

8-digit SIC

  • 10810000Metal Mining Services
  • 10810100Metal Mining Exploration And Development Services
  • 10810101Exploration, Metal Mining
  • 10810102Mine Development, Metal
  • 10810103Preparing Shafts Or Tunnels, Metal Mining
  • 10810104Test Boring, Metal Mining
  • 10819901Draining Or Pumping Of Metal Mines
  • 10819902Overburden Removal, Metal Mining