NAICS Code 21211 Coal Mining


Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction


This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following: (1) mining bituminous coal, anthracite, and lignite by underground mining, auger mining, strip mining, culm bank mining, and other surface mining; (2) developing coal mine sites; and (3) beneficiating (i.e., preparing) coal (e.g., cleaning, washing, screening, and sizing coal).

Cross References

Establishments primarily engaged in
  • Manufacturing coke oven products in coke oven establishments: classified in Industry 32419, Other Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
  • Manufacturing coal products in steel mills: classified in Industry 33111, Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing.

Industry Leaders