2022 Edition

national industry 212115

Underground Coal Mining


This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following: (1) underground mining of bituminous and anthracite coal; (2) developing bituminous and anthracite coal underground mine sites; and (3) underground mining and beneficiating (e.g., cleaning, washing, screening, and sizing) of bituminous and anthracite coal.

The immediate parent of national industry 212115 is international industry 21211: Coal Mining

2022 NAICS Edition Cross References

  • Surface mining and/or beneficiating of bituminous coal, lignite, and anthracite coal--are classified in U.S. Industry 212114, Surface Coal Mining;
  • Providing support activities (except geophysical surveying and mapping, site preparation, construction, and transportation) for the mining of coal on a contract or fee basis--are classified in U.S. Industry 213113, Support Activities for Coal Mining;
  • Manufacturing coke oven products in coke oven establishments--are classified in U.S. Industry 324199, All Other Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing; and
  • Manufacturing coal products in steel mills--are classified in Industry 331110, Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing.


The NAICS editions in which this code was present are indicated below. In the event that a code was changed from the prior edition the equivalent value in that edition is provided for reference.

Edition Existed Equivalent Value
2002 212112 212113
2007 212112 212113
2012 212112 212113
2017 212112 212113
2022 212115

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