NAICS Code 212322 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.

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NAICS Code 212322 - Industrial Sand Mining is a final level code of the “Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction” Sector. There are 51 companies verified as active in this industry in the USA with an estimated employment of 6,540 people.

Industry Sector

Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction

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SBA Size Standard

Maximum 500 Employees

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Industry Examples of NAICS 212322

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

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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..

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USA Import, Export, and Balance of Trade

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Top Countries by U.S. Imports

Canada $30,689,681
Belgium $4,102,119
Australia $3,529,119
Brazil $2,808,383
China $2,401,208

Top Countries by U.S. Exports

Canada $301,894,805
China $64,394,171
Japan $48,062,245
Mexico $31,850,064
Germany $28,586,211

Countries With Highest Trade Surplus

Canada $271,205,124
China $61,992,963
Japan $47,907,489
Mexico $30,997,344
Germany $27,460,260

Countries With Highest Trade Deficit

Belgium -$3,374,297
Australia -$3,191,077
Senegal -$1,479,816
Vietnam -$1,217,387
South Africa -$1,163,191

U.S. Total Import value for NAICS Code 212322 is $57,643,626. Canada, Belgium, and Australia accounted for the top imports of Industrial Sand in 2018.

U.S. Total Export value for this industry is $531,321,486. Canada, China, and Japan accounted for the top exports of Industrial Sand in 2018.

Questions & Answers

  • What is the SBA size standard for NAICS 212322?

    Businesses up to 500 Employees in size are considered small businesses by SBA.

  • How many active businesses operate in NAICS Code 212322?

    There are 51 verified business locations operating primarily in this industry.

  • What was the total revenue for NAICS Code 212322?

    In 2017 the total revenue for Industrial Sand Mining was $2,482,419,000

  • What was the annual payroll for NAICS Code 212322?

    In 2017 the annual payroll for Industrial Sand Mining was $391,399,000

  • How many people work in NAICS Code 212322?

    The number of reported paid employees is 6,540.