Hecla posts strong start to 125th year
Last updated 4/24/2016 at Noon
Hecla Mining Company April 14 reported record silver production of 4.64 million ounces in the first quarter, a 61 percent increase over the 2.88 million oz. produced in the first quarter of 2015.
Additionally, gold production climbed 37 percent to 55,688 oz.; zinc production rose 7.9 percent to 17,364 tons; and lead production increased by 12 percent to 11,038 tons.
As a result, Hecla produ...