North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Canada 2017 Version 1.0

212116 - Lignite coal miningCAN

This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in mining lignite coal. Mining operations and preparation plants (also known as cleaning plants and washeries), whether or not such plants are operated in conjunction with mine sites, are included.

  • Illustrative example(s)

    • brown coal mining
    • lignite coal preparation plants
    • lignite mining

    All examples

  • Exclusion(s)

    • producing coal fuel briquettes and packaged fuel (See 324190 Other petroleum and coal product manufacturing)
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