Industry Name

Copper Ore and Nickel Ore Mining

Comments

For hazardous job tasks in "METAL ORE MINING," see NAICS code 2122;

Description

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.

Category

Mining

NAICS Code

212234

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Job Tasks

High risk job tasks associated with this industry: