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MINOR GROUP 931: MINING AND CONSTRUCTION LABOURERS
 


    Mining and construction labourers perform simple and routine tasks connected with mining or construction, requiring the use of simple hand-held tools and very often considerable physical effort.

    Tasks performed usually include: digging, shovelling, lifting, moving, carrying, clearing, loading and unloading; clearing disused workings in mines and quarries; digging out chalk, clay, gravel or sand from open pits; working on demolition sites; spreading gravel, carrying bricks or performing similar tasks in the construction of roads, dams, or buildings.

    Supervision of other workers may be included.

    Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:

    9311 Mining and quarrying labourers

    9312 Construction and maintenance labourers: roads, dams and similar constructions

    9313 Building construction labourers

   
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 Updated 18 September 2004, by VA.