More silver at Hecla's most important mine

North of 60 Mining News – April 19, 2019


Last updated 9/25/2020 at 2:42pm

Greens Creek silver mine production 2.2 million ounces gold zinc lead

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The implementation of new technologies has helped to boost mill production at Greens Creek, the "most important" mine in Hecla Mining's portfolio.

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 the first three months of 2018. The Southeast Alaska operation also churned out 14,328 oz of gold during the quarter ending March 31, which is up 9 percent compared to a year ago.

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