North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Canada 2012


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331313 - Primary production of alumina and aluminumCAN

This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in extracting alumina generally from bauxite or producing aluminum from alumina. Establishments engaged in secondary activities, such as rolling, drawing , casting or extruding basic shapes, from aluminum produced in the same establishment, are included.

  • Illustrative example(s)

    • alumina (aluminum oxide), refining from bauxite
    • aluminum basic shapes (e.g., bar, ingot, rod, sheet), made in primary aluminum plants
    • primary smelting of aluminum

    All examples

  • Exclusion(s)

    • rolling, drawing, extruding or alloying purchased aluminum (See 331317 Aluminum rolling, drawing, extruding and alloying)
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