NAICS Code 212210

NAICS 212210

NAICS Code 212210 – Iron Ore Mining

Definition of NAICS Code 212210: This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged inthe following:

  1. Developing mine sites, mining, and/or beneficiating (i.e., preparing) iron ores and manganiferous ores valued chiefly for their iron content and/or
  2. Producing sinter iron ore (except iron ore produced in iron and steel mills) and other iron ore agglomerates.
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Cross Reference Guide for 212210

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.

  • Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing pig iron ore are classified in Industry NAICS 331110, Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing.

Other Index Entries for 212210

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.

  • Agglomerates, iron ore, beneficiating
  • Briquets, iron, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Brown ore mining and/or beneficiating
  • Hematite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Iron ore (e.g., hematite, magnetite, siderite, taconite) mining and/or beneficiating
  • Iron ore agglomerates mining and/or beneficiating
  • Iron ore beneficiating plants (e.g., agglomeration, sintering)
  • Iron ore mine site development for own account
  • Iron ore, blocked, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Limonite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Manganiferous ores valued for iron content, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Siderite mining and/or beneficiating
  • Sintered iron ore produced at the mine
  • Taconite concentrates or agglomerates beneficiating
  • Taconite ores mining and/or beneficiating

Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 212210

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): 1164, 1165NAICS 212210
  • CA WC: 1122, 1123
  • DE WC: N/A
  • PA WC: 025
  • MI WC: 1164
  • NJ WC: N/A
  • NY WC: 1170
  • WY WC: 212210
  • GL: 98002, 98003
  • SIC: 1011

Resources: Praxiom, AceGroupTDICalifornia Division of Workers Compensation, Delaware Workers Compensation Manual, Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Manual, Michigan Workers’ Compensation Placement Facility: Classification Definitions, New Jersey Workers Compensation and Employers Liability Insurance Manual, New York Workers Compensation and Employers Liability, North American Industry Classification System, Florida Underwriting Guide: Commercial General Liability Classifications,  Standard Industrial Classifications.

The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 212210 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.

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NAICS Code 212210