NAICS Code 212111

NAICS 212111

NAICS Code 212111 – Bituminous Coal and Lignite Surface Mining

Definition of NAICS Code 212111: This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following:

  1. Surface mining of bituminous coal and lignite;
  2. Developing bituminous coal and lignite surface mine sites;
  3. Surface mining and beneficiating (e.g., cleaning, washing, screening, and sizing coal) of bituminous coal; or
  4. Beneficiating (e.g., cleaning, washing, screening, and sizing coal), but not mining, bituminous coal.
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Cross Reference Guide for 212111

What codes are similar to this classification that might be a more applicable code? The cross-reference guide below displays the codes for other similar industries. Please review to find the most applicable classification.

  • Manufacturing coke oven products in coke oven establishments–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 324199, All Other Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing;
  • Underground mining of bituminous coal–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 212112, Bituminous Coal Underground Mining; and
  • Mining and/or beneficiating anthracite coal–are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 212113, Anthracite Mining.

Other Index Entries for 212111

The North American Industry Classification System contains multiple index entries that are each descriptive of the same code. The bulleted list below shows all applicable index entries (Current and former) that are associated with this classification. These index entries further elaborate on the scope of applicable industries that have already been defined at the top of this page.

  • Bituminous coal and lignite surface mine site development for own account
  • Bituminous coal cleaning plants
  • Bituminous coal crushing
  • Bituminous coal or lignite beneficiating (e.g., cleaning, crushing, screening, washing)
  • Bituminous coal screening plants
  • Bituminous coal stripping (except on a contract, fee, or other basis)
  • Bituminous coal surface mining and/or beneficiating
  • Bituminous coal washeries
  • Brown coal mining and/or beneficiating
  • Cleaning plants, bituminous coal
  • Coal beneficiating plants, bituminous or lignite (surface or underground)
  • Coal, bituminous, beneficiating
  • Coal, brown, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Crushing plants, bituminous coal
  • Culm bank recovery, bituminous coal or lignite (except on a contract basis)
  • Lignite surface mining and/or beneficiating
  • Screening plants, bituminous coal or lignite
  • Semianthracite surface mining and/or beneficiating
  • Semibituminous coal surface mining and/or beneficiating
  • Strip mining, bituminous coal or lignite, on own account
  • Strip mining, lignite, on own account
  • Subbituminous coal surface mining and/or beneficiating
  • Tipple operation, bituminous coal mining and/or beneficiating
  • Washeries, bituminous coal or lignite

Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 212111

Looking for an insurance classification other than the North American Industry Classification System? If a company falls within the industry defined on this page, then the class codes mentioned below may be applicable. Please note that the bulleted cross-reference guide below is not authoritative. Users should have an insurance professional review to ensure proper insurance classification.

  • NCCI WC (Varies by state): 1005NAICS 212111
  • CA WC: 1124
  • DE WC: N/A
  • PA WC: 1014
  • MI WC: 1005
  • WY WC: 212111
  • GL: 98003
  • SIC: 1221

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The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 212111 is based on our research using the resources cited above.

Correlating Code Breakdown for North American Industry Classification System

NAICS codes are broken down by digit. The broadest description starts with the 2 digit sector codes. The 3 digit subsector codes are more specific, then the 4 digit industry group, 5 digit industry, and the most specific is the 6 digit NAICS code (Where you are now). If the code on this page does not describe the industry of the business in question, then select the largest applicable code below. From there, follow through the progression of smaller digits to the larger digits in order to obtain the most specific 6 digit classification.

  • Sector 21: Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
  • Subsector 212: Mining (except Oil and Gas)
  • Industry Group 2121: Coal Mining
  • Industry 21211: Coal Mining
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 212111: Bituminous Coal and Lignite Surface Mining
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 212112: Bituminous Coal Underground Mining
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 212113: Anthracite Mining
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