NAICS Code Lookup

Copper Ore and Nickel Ore Mining

Description

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in: (1) developing the mine site, mining, and/or beneficiating (i.e., preparing) copper and/or nickel ores; and (2) recovering copper concentrates by the precipitation, leaching, or electrowinning of copper ore.

NAICS 212234 Cross Reference
General Liability (GL)
98002 Mining--Surface
98003 Mining--Surface
SIC
1021 Copper Ores
NCCI Class Code
1164 Mining NOC--Not Coal--Underground & Drivers
1165 Mining NOC--Not Coal--Surface & Drivers
CA Class Code
1123 Mining — underground
1122 Mining — surface
MI Class Code
1164 DIVING - INLAND LAKES
NY Class Code
1170 MINING NOC - WITH SHAFTS, TUNNELS OR DRIFTS & DRIVERS
PA Class Code
0025 Mining
TX Class Code
1165 Coal Mining & Drivers

Alternate NAICS Descriptions

  • Chalcocite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Chalcopyrite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Copper beneficiating plants
  • Copper ore concentrates recovery
  • Copper ore mine site development for own account
  • Copper ores mining and/or beneficiating
  • Copper-water precipitates
  • Cuprite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Nickel concentrates recovery
  • Nickel ore beneficiating plants
  • Nickel ore mine site development for own account
  • Nickel ores mining and/or beneficiating

Related NAICS Codes

  • Establishments primarily engaged in refining copper concentrates are classified in Industry 331410, Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Smelting and Refining.