NAICS Code 212321 Construction Sand and Gravel Mining


Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction


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.

Cross References

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

Industries Included

  • 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, construction grade, quarrying and/or beneficiating

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Industry Overview

Total Companies:1494

Est. Employment:4