NAICS Code 212322 - Industrial Sand Mining

Industry Sector

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction

Total Companies

101

Est. Employment

4,504

Description

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following: (1) operating industrial grade sand pits; (2) dredging for industrial grade sand; and (3) washing, screening, or otherwise preparing industrial grade sand.

Snapshot

NAICS Code 212322 - Industrial Sand Mining is a final level code of the “Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction” Sector. There are 101 companies classified in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 4,504 people.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within NAICS Code 212322 - Industrial Sand Mining are:

  • Abrasive sand quarrying and/or beneficiating
  • Blast sand quarrying and/or beneficiating
  • Enamel sand quarrying and/or beneficiating
  • Filtration sand quarrying and/or beneficiating
  • Foundry sand quarrying and/or beneficiating
  • Glass sand quarrying and/or beneficiating
  • Grinding sand quarrying and/or beneficiating
  • Industrial sand beneficiating (e.g., screening, washing)
  • Industrial sand sandpits and dredging
  • Molding sand quarrying and/or beneficiating
  • Sand, blast, quarrying and/or beneficiating
  • Sand, industrial (e.g., engine, filtration, glass grinding, proppant), quarrying and/or beneficiating
  • Silica mining and/or beneficiating
  • Silica sand quarrying and/or beneficiating

Cross-References

For some business types, there may be a similar industry to NAICS Code 212322 - Industrial Sand Mining that is a better classification match. Establishments primarily engaged in mining commercial (i.e., construction) grade gravel are classified in U.S. NAICS Code - 212321 - Construction Sand and Gravel Mining..