SIC Industry Description

Industry: 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 basisOverburden removal for metal mining; on a contract basis
Draining or pumping of metal mines: on a contract basisProspect drilling for metal mining on a contract basis
Drilling for metal mining on a contract basisSinking shafts for metal mining on a contract basis
Exploration for metal mining on a contract basisStrip mining, metal: on a contract basis
Geophysical exploration services, for metal mining on a contract basisTest drilling for metal mining: on a contract basis
Mine development for metal mining on a contract basis
Codes TitlesTotal Marketable US Businesses
1081Metal Mining Services501
108100Metal mining services266
10810000Metal mining services266
108101Metal mining exploration and development services217
10810100Metal mining exploration and development services113
10810101Exploration, metal mining70
10810102Mine development, metal26
10810103Preparing shafts or tunnels, metal mining4
10810104Test boring, metal mining4
108199Metal mining services, nec18
10819901Draining or pumping of metal mines10
10819902Overburden removal, metal mining8