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Greens Creek stays on 10M oz silver pace

Hecla Mining Company July 13 reported that its Greens Creek Mine in Southeast Alaska produced 5.14 million ounces of silver and 25,377 oz of gold through the first half of 2021. This acco... — Updated 7/22/2021 Full story

 
Dolly Varden Silver Torbrit British Columbia Canada Shawn Khunkhun map Hecla

Dolly Varden Silver focuses on Torbrit

Dolly Varden Silver Corp. May 7 announced the start of a 2021 exploration program that includes a planned 10,000 meters of drilling that will initially focus on upgrading and expanding... — Updated 6/17/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    In-depth
critical minerals Alaska EV graphite copper zinc cobalt lithium-ion batteries

Once in a century opportunity for Alaska

From a world-class graphite deposit in the Northwest to rare earths on the Southeast Panhandle, Alaska has the potential to offer a sustainable and secure supply to meet the coming... — Updated 4/29/2021 Full story

 
Hecla Mining Company silver Greens Creek Alaska Q1 quarter output report

Greens Creek maintains 10M oz silver pace

Hecla Mining Company April 8 reported that its Greens Creek Mine produced 2.6 million ounces of silver and 13,266 oz of gold during the first three months of 2021. The Southeast Alaska... — Updated 4/29/2021

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Red Dog Nana Fort Knox Kinross Gold Hecla Mining Alaska economy COVID-19 2020

Mining lifts Alaska economy during COVID

Mining and mineral exploration helped to bolster an Alaskan economy plagued by COVID-19 during 2020. According to a report prepared by the McKinley Research Group, a renowned... — Updated 3/25/2021 Full story

 
Greens Creek Hecla Mining Phillips Baker Jr. silver mine Southeast Alaska

Greens Creek hits 10.5M oz silver in 2020

Hecla Mining Company Jan. 13 reported that its Greens Creek Mine in Southeast Alaska produced 10.5 million ounces of silver in 2020, a 6% increase over the 9.9 million oz produced the... — Updated 1/22/2021

 
Mining Explorers 2020 British Columbia Dolly Varden Silver Shawn Khunkhun

Targeting high-grade Dolly Varden silver

A more than 10,000-meter drill program focused on exploring new zones of high-grade silver and expanding the resources already outlined was the centerpiece of Dolly Varden Silver Corp.'s... — Updated 1/18/2021 Full story

 
Mining Explorers 2020 Alaska Hecla Mining Company Greens Creek Phillips Baker Jr

Hecla slows exploration during pandemic

Continuing a tradition of growth, Hecla Mining Company entered 2020 with 37.08 million metric tons of proven and probable reserves averaging 212.2 million ounces of silver, 2 billion... — Updated 1/17/2021 Full story

 
Critical metal cobalt used in battery cells electric vehicles, renewable energy

Alaskan cobalt could supply EV demands

Whether it is the exponential growth in electric vehicles traveling global highways, the massive need for storing energy at solar and wind electrical generating facilities, or cutting the... — Updated 1/14/2021 Full story

 
Remote operated underground mining equipment Juneau AK

Sterling Greens Creek silver production

Despite COVID-19 restrictions and protocols changing how it must conduct its business, even temporarily shutting down operations at its Casa Berardi Mine in Quebec and San Sebastian Mine... — Updated 10/22/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Gold bars Kinross Gold Fort Knox Mine Fairbanks Alaska

Metal prices soften blow to Alaska miners

Rising metal prices are helping to soften the blow COVID-19 has landed on Alaska's mining sector in 2020. While mining has been deemed an essential business in Alaska, which has helped... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
Greens Creek silver gold zinc mine port Admiralty Island Juneau Alaska

Greens Creek exceeds high expectations

Hecla Mining Company July 10 said silver production at its Greens Creek silver mine exceeded expectations during the first half of 2020, due to the higher grade ore mined there. The... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
Dolly Varden high grade silver mine project Kitsault Valley British Columbia

The valuable lessons of Kitsault Valley

Mining found its way to the remote Kitsault Valley in northwestern British Columbia around 1910, bringing with it the ups and downs typical of mining regions in a bygone era. Roughly 29... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
Historic high grade Dolly Varden silver mine Stewart Golden Triangle BC

Eric Sprott, Hecla invest in Dolly Varden

Dolly Varden Silver Corp. June 11 announced that Eric Sprott and Hecla Mining Company participated in two private placement financings that raised C$7.68 million, which will primarily go... — Updated 9/26/2020

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Casa Berardi gold mine Quebec Canada operations suspended Covid 19

COVID takes 66% of silver output offline

Global metal production has been severely disrupted due to government mandated suspension of mining operations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to figures released by... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 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 9/26/2020 Full story

 
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 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Shane Lasley    News
Kinross Gold 25 York Toronto headquarters disinfected COVID 19 coronavirus

Coronavirus infects North of 60 mining

Crashing markets, quarantines, closed offices and cancelled events are reverberating across the North of 60 Mining sector in the wake of the World Health Organization declaring the... — Updated 9/26/2020 Full story

 
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 9/26/2020 Full story

 
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 9/26/2020

 

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 9/26/2020

 
 By Curt Freeman    Editorial

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 9/26/2020 Full story

 
 By Curt Freeman    Editorial

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 9/26/2020

 

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 9/26/2020

 

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 8/14/2020 Full story

 

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