0804 Gold Ore Mining

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

0804 Gold Ore Mining

This class consists of units mainly engaged in mining gold ore and in beneficiating gold ore, or in the preliminary extraction of gold from ore mined by the same unit by smelting or by extraction of gold from a liquor.

Primary activities

  • Alluvial gold mining
  • Eluvial gold mining
  • Gold bullion production
  • Gold dredging
  • Gold mining
  • Gold ore roasting and flotation extraction, including metallurgical hydro-extraction
  • Gold washing or sluicing
  • Reworking of mullock heaps or tailings for gold


Units mainly engaged in custom smelting or refining of gold are included in Class 2139 Other Basic Non-Ferrous Metal Manufacturing.

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