NAICS Code 213115

NAICS 213115

NAICS Code 213115 – Support Activities for Nonmetallic Minerals (except Fuels) Mining

Definition of NAICS Code 213115: This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing support activities, on a fee or contract basis, for the mining and quarrying of nonmetallic minerals (except fuel) and for the extraction of nonmetallic minerals (except site preparation and related construction activities). Exploration for these minerals is included in this industry. Exploration (except geophysical surveying and mapping services) includes traditional prospecting methods, such as taking core samples and making geological observations at prospective sites.

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Cross Reference Guide for Code 213115

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  • Performing geophysical surveying and mapping services for nonmetallic minerals on a contract or fee basis–are classified in Industry NAICS 541360, Geophysical Surveying and Mapping Services;
  • Operating nonmetallic mineral mines or quarries on a contract or fee basis–are classified in Industry Group 2123, Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying, based on the type of mineral mined or quarried; and
  • Site preparation and related construction activities–are classified in Industry NAICS 238910, Site Preparation Contractors.

Other Index Entries for NAICS 213115

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.

  • Blasting services, nonmetallic minerals mining (except fuels) on a contract basis
  • Boring test holes for nonmetallic minerals mining (except fuels) on a contract basis
  • Draining or pumping of nonmetallic mineral mines (except fuels) on a contract basis
  • Drilling services for nonmetallic mineral (except fuels) mining on a contract basis
  • Exploration services for nonmetallic minerals (except geophysical surveying and mapping) on a contract basis
  • Mine development for nonmetallic minerals mining (except fuels) on a contract basis
  • Mine shaft sinking services for nonmetallic minerals (except fuels) on a contract basis
  • Mine tunneling services for nonmetallic minerals (except fuels) on a contract basis
  • Nonmetallic minerals mining support services (e.g., blasting, shaft sinking, tunneling) (except site preparation and related construction contractor activities)on a contract basis
  • Overburden removal for nonmetallic minerals mining (except fuels) on a contract basis
  • Prospect and test drilling services for nonmetallic mineral mining (except fuels) on a contract basis
  • Pumping or draining nonmetallic mineral mines (except fuel) on a contract basis
  • Removal of overburden for nonmetallic minerals mining (except fuels) on a contract basis
  • Stripping overburden services for nonmetallic minerals mining (except fuels) on a contract basis
  • Test drilling for nonmetallic minerals mining (except fuel) on a contract basis

Insurance Conversion Table for NAICS Code 213115

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): 6204NAICS 213115
  • CA WC: 6204
  • DE WC: 607
  • PA WC: 607
  • MI WC: 6204
  • NJ WC: 6204
  • NY WC: 6204
  • WY WC: 213115
  • GL: 92101
  • SIC: 1481

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The suggested cross reference guide for NAICS code 213115 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 213: Support Activities for Mining
  • Industry Group 2131: Support Activities for Mining
  • Industry 21311: Support Activities for Mining
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 213111: Drilling Oil and Gas Wells
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 213112: Support Activities for Oil and Gas Operations
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 213113: Support Activities for Coal Mining
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 213114: Support Activities for Metal Mining
  • 6 Digit Code(s) NAICS 213115: Support Activities for Nonmetallic Minerals (except Fuels) Mining
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