Summary - Canadian Industry Statistics

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction - 21


This sector comprises establishments primarily engaged in:
extracting naturally occurring minerals. These can be solids, such as coal and ores; liquids, such as crude petroleum; and gases, such as natural gas.

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    The term "mining" is used in the broad sense to include quarrying, well operations, milling (for example, crushing, screening, washing, or flotation) and other preparation customarily done at the mine site, or as a part of mining activity. Establishments engaged in exploration for minerals, development of mineral properties and mining operations are included in this sector. Establishments performing similar activities, on a contract or fee basis, are also included.


    No exclusions are specified in the 2017 NAICS Canada manual.

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