052000 Mining of lignite

This type includes:

  • mining of lignite (brown coal): underground or surface mining, including mining through liquefaction methods
  • washing, dehydrating, pulverizing, compressing of lignite to improve quality or facilitate transport or storage

This type excludes:

  • hard coal mining (see 051000)
  • peat digging (see 089200)
  • support activities for lignite mining (see 099000)
  • test drilling for coal mining (see 099000)
  • manufacture of lignite fuel briquettes (see 192000)
  • work performed to develop or prepare properties for coal mining (see 431200)

hard coal; lignite; Production

Corresponding NOGA2002 codes