Greens Creek silver output rebounds
Q4 output up 23%, SE Alaska mine recovers 9.2M oz in 2021 North of 60 Mining News – January 14, 2022
Last updated 2/3/2022 at 2:42pm
Hecla Mining Company Jan. 13 reported that its Greens Creek Mine in Southeast Alaska produced 9.2 million ounces of silver during 2021, a 12% drop from the 10.5 million oz produced the prior year. This drop was largely due to mining easier to access but lower-grade ore because of manpower challenges around mid-year.
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