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Hecla grows reserves, exploration budget

 

Last updated 2/16/2018 at 4:20am

Phillips Baker, Jr.

Hecla Mining Company Feb. 7 reported the highest silver, gold and lead reserves in the Idaho-based miner's 127-year history, as well as the highest zinc reserve in the last five years. The company went into 2018 with 2.3 million ounces of gold in reserves, a 12 percent increase from the beginning of 2017; 177 million oz of silver, an increase of 3 percent; 737,290 tons of zinc, an 8 percent inc...



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