Variant of NAICS 1997 - Labour Force Survey (LFS) Industries

212233 - Copper-Zinc Ore Mining

This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in mining, beneficiating or otherwise preparing copper and/or copper-zinc ores. Establishments engaged in the recovery of copper concentrates by the precipitation and leaching of copper ore are also included.

  • Exclusion(s):

    Establishments primarily engaged in:

    • mining nickel-copper ores (See 212232 Nickel-Copper Ore Mining)
    • the recovery of refined copper by leaching copper concentrates (See 331410 Non-Ferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Smelting and Refining)
  • Example Activities:

    • Chalcocite mining
    • Chalcopyrite mining
    • Copper ore dressing and beneficiating
    • Copper ore grinding
    • Copper ore milling
    • Copper ore, mining
    • Copper-zinc ore mining
    • Cuprite ore mining
    • Mining copper bearing ores
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