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Hecla Mining finalizes Alexco acquisition

September 7, 2022 - North of 60 Mining News

 

Last updated 9/22/2022 at 3:08pm

Looking down the tracks to an ore car from historic Keno Hill Silver District.

Mitchell Hyenen

An ore car resting outside a historic mine on Keno Hill is a testament to this Yukon silver district's rich mining history.

Gains ownership of historic Keno Hill Silver Mine in Canada's Yukon

With the Sept. 7 purchase of Alexco Resource Corp., Hecla Mining Company is poised to become Canada's largest silver producer by unlocking the enormous high-grade potential of its new Keno Hill Silver District project in the Yukon.

The 242-square-kilometer (93 square miles) Keno Hill property covers one of the highest...



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