212234 Copper Ore and Nickel Ore Mining
This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in: (1) developing the mine site, mining, and/or beneficiating (i.e, preparing) copper and/or nickel ores; and (2) recovering copper concentrates by the precipitation, leaching, or electrowinning of copper ore.
Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in refining copper concentrates are classified in U.S. Industry 331411, Primary Smelting and Refining of Copper.
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|212234||212234||1021||Chalcocite mining and/or beneficiating|
|212234||212234||1021||Chalcopyrite mining and/or beneficiating|
|212234||212234||1021||Copper beneficiating plants|
|212234||212234||1021||Copper ore concentrates recovery|
|212234||212234||1021||Copper ore mine site development for own account|
|212234||212234||1021||Copper ores mining and/or beneficiating|
|212234||212234||1021||Cuprite mining and/or beneficiating|
|212234||212234||1061||Nickel concentrates recovery|
|212234||212234||1061||Nickel ore beneficiating plants|
|212234||212234||1061||Nickel ore mine site development for own account|
|212234||212234||1061||Nickel ores mining and/or beneficiating|