SIC Industry Description

Industry: 1794—Excavation Work
Special trade contractors primarily engaged in excavation work and digging foundations, including digging and loading. Contractors in this industry may also perform incidental concrete work. Contractors primarily engaged in concrete work are classified in Industry 1771; and those primarily engaged in trenching or in earth moving and land clearing not related to building construction are classified in Major Group 16.

Excavation work—contractorsGrading: except for highways, streets, and airport runways—contractors
Foundation digging (excavation)—contractors
Codes TitlesTotal Marketable US Businesses
1794Excavation Work34,591
179400Excavation work25,839
17940000Excavation work25,839
179499Excavation work, nec8,752
17949901Excavation and grading, building construction8,752