SIC Code 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.

Cross References

Independent bituminous coal preparation plants are classified inIndustry 1221.

Illustrative Examples

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

Further Classification

6-digit SIC

  • 122298Bituminous Coal-underground Mining

7-digit SIC

  • 1222001Bituminous Coal-underground Mining
  • 1222002Semianthracite Underground Mining
  • 1222003Semibituminous Underground Mining
  • 1222004Subbituminous Underground Mining

8-digit SIC

  • 12220000Bituminous Coal-underground Mining
  • 12229901Underground Mining, Semianthracite
  • 12229902Underground Mining, Semibituminous
  • 12229903Underground Mining, Subbituminous