North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Canada 2012

212315 - Limestone mining and quarryingCAN

This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in mining or quarrying dimension limestone, rough blocks or slabs of limestone, and crushed and broken limestone, including related rocks. Establishments engaged in the grinding or pulverizing of limestone are also included.

  • Illustrative example(s)

    • agricultural limestone, ground (except fertilizer)
    • calcareous tufa, crushed and broken, quarrying
    • cement rock, quarrying
    • chalk mine or quarry
    • dolomite, crushed and broken stone, quarrying
    • travertine, quarrying

    All examples

  • Exclusion(s)

    • producing lime (See 327410 Lime manufacturing)
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