NAICS Code 212321

NAICS 212321

NAICS Code 212321 – Construction Sand and Gravel Mining

Definition of NAICS Code 212321: This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following:

  1. Operating commercial grade (i.e., construction) sand and gravel pits;
  2. Dredging for commercial grade sand and gravel; and
  3. Washing, screening, or otherwise preparing commercial grade sand and gravel.
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Cross Reference Guide for Code 212321

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 mining industrial grade sand are classified in U.S. Industry NAICS 212322, Industrial Sand Mining.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 212321

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.

  • Common sand quarrying and/or beneficiating
  • Construction sand and gravel beneficiating (e.g., grinding, screening, washing)
  • Construction sand or gravel dredging
  • Gravel quarrying and/or beneficiating
  • Pebbles (except grinding) mining and/or beneficiating
  • Sand and gravel quarrying (i.e., construction grade) and/or beneficiating
  • Sand and gravel quarrying (i.e., construction grade) and/or beneficiating
  • Sand, construction grade, quarrying and/or beneficiating

Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 212321

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): 4000NAICS 212321
  • CA WC: 4000
  • DE WC: 055
  • PA WC: 055
  • MI WC: 4000
  • NJ WC: 4000
  • NY WC: 4000
  • WY WC: 212321
  • GL: 98710
  • SIC: 1442

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 212321 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 2123: Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying
  • Industry 21232: Sand, Gravel, Clay, and Ceramic and Refractory Minerals Mining and Quarrying
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 212321: Construction Sand and Gravel Mining
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 212322: Industrial Sand Mining
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 212324: Kaolin and Ball Clay Mining
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 212325: Clay and Ceramic and Refractory Minerals Mining
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NAICS Code 212321