NAICS Code 212210 Iron Ore Mining

Industry

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction

Description

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in (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.

Cross References

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

Industries Included

  • 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