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Batteries create critical cobalt situation

Cobalt is a critical safety ingredient in the cathodes of lithium-ion batteries powering the ever-increasing number of electric vehicles traveling global highways and a plethora of... — Updated 5/29/2020

 

Drills expand Greens Creek beyond 2030

Hecla Mining Company's Greens Creek Mine in Southeast Alaska has enough reserves to keep the high-grade underground silver mine in operation until 2030. The Greens Creek Mine now has... — Updated 5/29/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Hecla Greens Creek silver mine workers 14 day Covid 19 quarantine

Added silver, protocols at Greens Creek

While the COVID-19 outbreak is unique in terms of the government and societal response, Hecla Mining Company has dealt with pandemics over its 129-year history and had a plan that was... — Updated 4/17/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
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Crockett discusses state of Alaska mining

In the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak and following the cancellation of the Alaska Miners Association 2020 Spring Convention in Fairbanks, AMA Executive Director Deantha Crockett takes... — Updated 3/26/2020

 
Hecla Mining truck delivering goods to Greens Creek silver mine

Hecla readies mines to weather COVID-19

Hecla Mining Company March 19 announced that it has taken measures to ensure its silver and gold operations in Alaska, Idaho, Mexico and Quebec can weather COVID-19, along with the... — Updated 3/21/2020

 
Treadwell Gold Mine on Douglas Island near Juneau, Alaska

Unlikely mine district now Alaska capital

The incredibly interesting history of Juneau is a tale of gold, the persistence of a Tlingit chief and a series of chance events that allowed Alaska's future capital to grow and leave... — Updated 2/28/2020

 
Underground mine workers Hecla Mining Greens Creek silver operation Alaska

Hecla silver reserves at record levels

Continuing a tradition of growth, Hecla Mining Company has increased its reserves of silver, lead, and zinc to historic levels. Hecla goes into 2020 with 37.08 million metric tons of prov... — Updated 2/7/2020

 

Greens Creek hits 9.9M oz silver in 2019

Hecla Mining Company Jan. 7 reported that its Greens Creek Mine in Southeast Alaska produced 9.9 million ounces of silver in 2019, a 24 percent jump over the 8 million oz produced the... — Updated 1/7/2020

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

The final entry of Captain Curt's log

In November 1996, a little over 23 years ago, I began writing quarterly mining news summaries for the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG). Shortly after that, I began writing monthly... — Updated 1/2/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
Mines and mineral exploration projects in the Sealaska region Southeast Alaska

Sealaska – balanced resource development

Seeking economic and cultural prosperity for its more than 22,000 Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian shareholders while also looking to provide even greater benefits for future generations,... — Updated 12/30/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Old mining risks yield to new concerns

As the year winds down, mineral industry evaluations for 2019 are being published at a rapid rate. One of the most interesting such global reviews is EY Global Mining and Metals' annual... — Updated 12/20/2019

 
 By J. P. Tangen    Opinion

Mining flourishes in interesting times

If you pay any attention to the popular press, it is difficult to avoid critical references to President Trump. He has become the effigy for everything from political division to global i... — Updated 11/27/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Alaska exploration extends into mild fall

An abnormally long fall has allowed the Alaska mining industry to extend seasonal work well into mid-October, creating a lot of new information about project work conducted around the... — Updated 11/8/2019

 

Greens Creek on pace for 9.5M oz silver

Hecla Mining Company Oct. 7 reported that its Greens Creek Mine in Southeast Alaska produced 2.54 million ounces of silver during the third quarter, a 36 percent increase over the 1.88... — Updated 10/18/2019

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
High grade silver zinc lead gold mine near Juneau Alaska

More silver, management shift for Hecla

Hecla Mining Company sees higher grades at its Greens Creek Mine in Southeast Alaska as a catalyst for higher companywide silver production this year. "Silver production at Greens Creek... — Updated 9/26/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Alaska's topsy-turvy exploration season

As the rest of the country suffers through the Dog Days of summer, Alaska is approaching the end of a topsy-turvy summer season that saw unseasonably hot, dry weather in some parts of the... — Updated 9/6/2019

 
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Drilling continues to expand Greens Creek

Hecla Mining Company Aug. 6 reported that drilling at Greens Creek has upgraded and expanded the resources in East Ore, NWW and 9A, zones. East Ore is a zone that comes to surface at the... — Updated 8/16/2019

 

Greens Creek sets 3-year silver record

Hecla Mining Company July 18 reported that its Greens Creek Mine produced 2.37 million ounces of silver during the second quarter of 2019, a 19 percent increase over the same period of... — Updated 8/7/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion
Curt Freeman throws down rear earth element gauntlet

Freeman throws down rare earth gauntlet

Earlier this month Reuters reported that several agencies within the U.S. Federal government were "rapidly assessing" our domestic ability to mine and refine rare earth elements and... — Updated 7/26/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

The 2019 mining game is afoot in Alaska

In the famous words of Sherlock Holmes, the game is afoot! After seasonally slower news from Alaska's mining industry in March and April, the dam has broken with over two dozen Alaska... — Updated 5/30/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Calm before the 2019 exploration storm

As is usually the case this time of year, news about Alaska mineral activities is a bit sparse this month as planning activities are at flank speed ahead of next month's surge in field... — Updated 4/26/2019

 
Greens Creek silver mine production 2.2 million ounces gold zinc lead

More silver at Hecla's most important mine

Hecla Mining Company April 17 reported that its Greens Creek Mine in Southeast Alaska produced 2.23 million ounces of silver during the first quarter of 2019, a 17 percent increase over... — Updated 4/26/2019

 
The economic benefits of Alaska’s Mining Industry - Alaska Miners Association

Mining – a growing economic force in Alaska

Alaska Miners Association April 10 released "The economic benefits of Alaska's mining industry," a report put together by the McDowell Group that details roughly $1.26 billion in direct... — Updated 4/19/2019

 
 By Curt Freeman    Opinion

Concerning mineral exploration trend 2019

As is usually the case this time of year, the mining industry is awash in backward-looking statements designed to allow for more accurate forward-looking statements. Prime among them is o... — Updated 3/29/2019

 
 By Shane Lasley    News

USGS report shows steady mine output

The value of non-fuel metals produced in Alaska and the United States during 2018 were similar to 2017, according to Mineral Commodity Summaries 2019, an annual report published by the... — Updated 3/15/2019

 

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