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 331411 Primary Smelting and Refining of Copper

This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in (1) smelting copper ore and/or (2) the primary refining of copper by electrolytic methods or other processes. Establishments in this industry make primary copper and copper-based alloys, such as brass and bronze, from ore or concentrates.

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Corresponding Index Entries
3314113314113331Bars made in primary copper smelting and refining mills
3314113314113331Blister copper manufacturing
3314113314113331Copper alloys made in primary copper smelting and refining mills
3314113314113331Copper concentrate refining
3314113314113331Copper shapes (e.g., bar, billet, ingot, plate, sheet) made in primary copper sme
3314113314113331Copper smelting and refining, primary
3314113314113331Primary refining of copper
3314113314113331Primary smelting of copper
3314113314113331Refining copper, primary