Major Group: 12—Coal Mining

This major group includes establishments primarily engaged in producing bituminous coal, anthracite, and lignite. Included are mining operations and preparation plants (also known as cleaning plants and washeries), whether or not such plants are operated in conjunction with mine sites. The production of coal fuel briquettes and packaged fuel is classified in Manufacturing, Industry 2999. Establishments primarily engaged in the production of gas and hydrocarbon liquids from coal at the mine site are classified in Major Group 13.

Codes Titles Number of US Businesses
Industry Group 122: Bituminous Coal And Lignite Mining
1221Bituminous Coal and Lignite Surface Mining416
1222Bituminous Coal Underground Mining116
Industry Group 123: Anthracite Mining
1231Anthracite Mining42
Industry Group 124: Coal Mining Services
1241Coal Mining Services490