NAICS Code Description

212210 - Iron Ore Mining

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This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in (1) developing mine sites, mining, and/or beneficiating (i.e., preparing) iron ores and manganiferous ores valued chiefly for their iron content and/or (2) producing sinter iron ore (except iron ore produced in iron and steel mills) and other iron ore agglomerates.


  • Establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing pig iron ore are classified in Industry 331110, Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing.
Index Entries for 212210
212210212210212210Agglomerates, iron ore, beneficiating
212210212210212210Briquets, iron, mining and/or beneficiating
212210212210212210Brown ore mining and/or beneficiating
212210212210212210Hematite mining and/or beneficiating
212210212210212210Iron ore (e.g., hematite, magnetite, siderite, taconite) mining and/or beneficiating
212210212210212210Iron ore agglomerates mining and/or beneficiating
212210212210212210Iron ore beneficiating plants (e.g., agglomeration, sintering)
212210212210212210Iron ore mine site development for own account
212210212210212210Iron ore, blocked, mining and/or beneficiating
212210212210212210Limonite mining and/or beneficiating
212210212210212210Manganiferous ores valued for iron content, mining and/or beneficiating
212210212210212210Siderite mining and/or beneficiating
212210212210212210Sintered iron ore produced at the mine
212210212210212210Taconite concentrates or agglomerates beneficiating
212210212210212210Taconite ores mining and/or beneficiating

Top Businesses by Annual Sales for 212210 – Click for Complete Profiles:

Cleveland-Cliffs IncClevelandOH
Hibbing Taconite A Joint VentrClevelandOH
United Taconite LLCClevelandOH
Northshore Mining CompanyClevelandOH
Arcelormittal Minorca Mine IncEast ChicagoIN
Magnetation LLCGrand RapidsMN
Empire Iron Mining PartnershipClevelandOH
Essar Steel Minnesota LLCNew YorkNY
Metaline Contact MinesPine RiverWI