212111 Bituminous Coal and Lignite Surface Mining

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following:

  1. surface mining of bituminous coal and lignite;
  2. developing bituminous coal and lignite surface mine sites;
  3. surface mining and beneficiating (e.g., cleaning, washing, screening, and sizing coal) of bituminous coal; or
  4. beneficiating (e.g., cleaning, washing, screening, and sizing coal), but not mining, bituminous coal.