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By Shane Lasley
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Hecla to acquire Keno Hill silver mine

Enters into all-shares deal to buy full ownership of Alexco North of 60 Mining News - July 5, 2022


Last updated 7/14/2022 at 2:53pm

Mill and tailings ponds at the Keno Hill silver mine in the Yukon.

Alexco Resource Corp.

An aerial view of the mill facilities at Alexco Resource's Keno Hill Silver District mining operation in Canada's Yukon.

Already the largest silver producer in the United States, Hecla Mining Company is poised to become the largest silver producer in Canada with the purchase of Alexco Resource Corp., owner of the Keno Hill Silver District project, Yukon.

Alexco's 242-square-kilometer (93 square miles) Keno Hill property covers one of the highest-grade silver districts in the world. Between 1913 and 1989, more than 2...

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