NAICS Code 212234

NAICS 212234

NAICS Code 212234 – Copper Ore and Nickel Ore Mining

Definition of NAICS Code 212234: 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.
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Cross Reference Guide for 212234

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 refining copper concentrates are classified in Industry NAICS 331410, Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Smelting and Refining.

Other Index Entries for 212234

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.

  • 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

Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 212234

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 212234
  • CA WC: 1122, 1123
  • DE WC: N/A
  • PA WC: 025
  • MI WC: 1164
  • NJ WC: N/A
  • NY WC: 1170
  • WY WC: 212234
  • GL: 98002, 98003
  • SIC: 1021

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The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 212234 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 2122: Metal Ore Mining
  • Industry 21223: Copper, Nickel, Lead, and Zinc Mining
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 212231: Lead Ore and Zinc Ore Mining
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 212234: Copper Ore and Nickel Ore Mining
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NAICS Code 212234