SIC Industry Description

Industry: 1011—Iron Ores
Establishments primarily engaged in mining, beneficiating, or otherwise preparing iron ores and manganiferous ores valued chiefly for their iron content. This industry includes production of sinter and other agglomerates except those associated with blast furnace operations. Blast furnaces primarily engaged in producing pig iron from iron ore are classified in Manufacturing, Industry 3312.

Brown ore miningLimonite mining
Hematite miningMagnetite mining
Iron agglomerate and pellet productionManganiferous ore mining, valued chiefly for iron content
Iron ore dressing (beneficiation) plantsSiderite mining
Iron ore miningSintering of iron ore at the mine
Iron ore, blocked: miningTaconite mining
Codes TitlesTotal Marketable US Businesses
1011Iron Ores91
101100Iron ores36
10110000Iron ores36
101101Iron ore mining45
10110100Iron ore mining36
10110101Open pit iron ore mining, nec5
10110102Open pit taconite mining3
10110103Underground iron ore mining1
101102Iron ore preparation10
10110200Iron ore preparation2
10110201Iron ore beneficiating4
10110202Iron ore pelletizing3
10110203Iron ore sintering at the mine1