SIC Industry Description

Industry: 1021—Copper Ores
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. Establishments primarily engaged in the recovery of refined copper by leaching copper concentrates are classified in Manufacturing, Major Group 33.

Chalcocite miningCopper ore mining
Chalcopyrite miningCuprite mining
Codes Titles Total Marketable US Businesses
1021Copper Ores88
102100Copper ores48
10210000Copper ores48
102101Copper ore mining and preparation40
10210100Copper ore mining and preparation17
10210101Copper ore milling and preparation5
10210102Open pit copper ore mining10
10210103Underground copper ore mining8