North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Canada 2012

212210 - Iron ore mining

This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in mining, beneficiating or otherwise preparing iron ores, and manganiferous ores valued chiefly for their iron content. Establishments engaged in the production of sinter and other agglomerates, except those associated with blast furnace operations, are included.

  • Illustrative example(s)

    • iron agglomerate and pellet production
    • iron ore dressing (beneficiation) plants
    • magnoferrite and manganiferous ore valued for iron content, mining

    All examples

  • Exclusion(s)

    • operating blast furnaces to produce pig iron from iron ore (See 331110 Iron and steel mills and ferro-alloy manufacturing)
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