0600 Coal Mining

Latest release
Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC)
Reference period
2006 (Revision 2.0)

0600 Coal Mining

This class consists of units mainly engaged in open-cut or underground mining of black or brown coal.

Primary activities

  • Black coal mining
  • Brown coal mining
  • Lignite mining
  • Peat cutting (except horticultural)


Units mainly engaged in

  • extraction of horticultural peat are included in Class 0990 Other Non-Metallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying; and
  • peat briquetting, where the peat is purchased and not mined, are included in Class 1709 Other Petroleum and Coal Product Manufacturing.
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