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Cutting edge innovation, exploration success ensuring Greens Creek future

After nearly three decades of operation, Hecla Mining Company's Greens Creek Mine in Southeast Alaska continues to rank among the largest and lowest cost primary silver mines on Earth.

On pace to produce between 7.5 and 8 million ounces of silver at a cost of around US$2.50/oz during 2017, Greens Creek is also the cash generating engine that powers Hecla.

"Greens Creek continues to be the dominant...


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