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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

More silver, management shift for Hecla

Greens Creek boosts silver output, Lauren Roberts returns


Last updated 9/26/2019 at 7:08pm

High grade silver zinc lead gold mine near Juneau Alaska

Hecla Mining Company

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

Hecla Mining Company sees higher grades at its Greens Creek Mine in Southeast Alaska as a catalyst for higher companywide silver production this year.

"Silver production at Greens Creek continued to be strong due to higher grades, so we are increasing our estimates for silver production for the year," said Hecla Mining CEO Phillips Baker, Jr.

Through the first half of 2019, the Greens Creek Min...

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