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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 Full story

 

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 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 8/14/2020

 

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

 
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 8/6/2020

 
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 7/17/2020 Full story

 

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 6/22/2020 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 6/19/2020

 
 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 5/8/2020

 
 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 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 3/21/2020 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 3/19/2020 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 2/28/2020 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 2/7/2020

 
 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 Full story

 
 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 Full story

 
 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 Full story

 
Greens Creek silver exploration map Southeast Alaska underground mine

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 Full story

 
 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 Full story

 
 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 Full story

 
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 Full story

 
 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 Full story

 

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