NAICS Code 212312 - Crushed and Broken Limestone Mining and Quarrying

Industry Sector

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction

Total Companies

583

Est. Employment

25,342

Description

This U.S. industry comprises (1) establishments primarily engaged in developing the mine site, mining or quarrying crushed and broken limestone (including related rocks, such as dolomite, cement rock, marl, travertine, and calcareous tufa); and (2) preparation plants primarily engaged in beneficiating limestone (e.g., grinding or pulverizing).

Snapshot

NAICS Code 212312 - Crushed and Broken Limestone Mining and Quarrying is a final level code of the “Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction” Sector. There are 583 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 25,342 people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 212312 - Crushed and Broken Limestone Mining and Quarrying are:

  • Agricultural limestone mining and/or beneficiating
  • Calcareous tufa crushed and broken stone mining and/or beneficiating
  • Cement rock crushed and broken stone mining and/or beneficiating
  • Chalk crushed and broken stone mining and/or beneficiating
  • Chalk, ground or otherwise treated, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Dolomite crushed and broken stone mining and/or beneficiating
  • Lime rock, ground, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Limestone (except bituminous) crushed and broken stone mining and/or beneficiating
  • Limestone beneficiating plants (e.g., grinding or pulverizing)
  • Marl crushed and broken stone mining and/or beneficiating
  • Riprap, limestone, mining or quarrying
  • Riprap, limestone, preparation plants
  • Travertine crushed and broken stone mining and/or beneficiating
  • Tufa, calcareous, crushed and broken stone, mining and/or beneficiating
  • Whiting crushed and broken stone, mining and/or beneficiating

Cross-References

For some business types, there may be a similar industry to NAICS Code 212312 - Crushed and Broken Limestone Mining and Quarrying that is a better classification match. Establishments primarily engaged in: