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Greens Creek sets 3-year silver record


Last updated 8/7/2019 at 9:09am

Hecla Mining Company

This semi-autonomous long-haul loader operating during shift changes is helping to increase mill throughput at Greens Creek, which is contributing to the high silver outputs at this Southeast Alaska mine.

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 2018. This marks the highest silver production at the Southeast Alaska operation in three years.

Greens Creek also churned out 13,256 oz of gold during the quarter ending June 30, which is down 3 percent compared...

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