Industry Sector

Mining

Total Companies

11

Est. Employment

N/A

Description

Establishments primarily engaged in mining, milling, or otherwise preparing copper ores. This industry also includes establishments primarily engaged in the recovery of copper concentrates by precipitation and leaching of copper ore.

Snapshot

SIC Code 1021 - Copper Ores is a final level code of the “Mining” Division. There are 11 companies classified in this industry in the USA.

Industry Examples

Common types of examples within SIC Code 1021 - Copper Ores are:

  • Chalcocite mining
  • Chalcopyrite mining
  • Copper ore mining
  • Cuprite mining

Cross-References

For some business types, there may be a similar industry to SIC Code 1021 - Copper Ores that is a better classification match.

Establishments primarily engaged in the recovery of refined copper by leaching copper concentrates are classified in Manufacturing, SIC Code - 33.

Extended SIC Code Categories for SIC 1021

For business marketing and targeting, SIC Codes have been extended to provide more specific classifications within SIC Code 1021 – Copper Ores. Extended SIC Codes are being continuously updated to reflect the current business environment.

6-digit SIC

  • 102198 Copper Ores

7-digit SIC

  • 1021001 Copper Ores
  • 1021002 Copper Ore Mining & Preparation
  • 1021003 Open Pit Copper Ore Mining
  • 1021004 Underground Copper Ore Mining

8-digit SIC

  • 10210000 Copper Ores
  • 10210100 Copper Ore Mining And Preparation
  • 10210102 Open Pit Copper Ore Mining
  • 10210103 Underground Copper Ore Mining