Stories tagged: Lucky Friday
UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018, 7:24 p.m.
Hecla Mining reports drop in 1Q earnings
An ongoing strike at the Lucky Friday Mine and tax issues contributed to a drop in earnings for Hecla Mining Co., which reported first quarter income of $8.1 million on …
UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018, 9:36 p.m.
Lucky Friday miners vote against arbitration to end strike
Miners at the Lucky Friday Mine overwhelmingly voted against arbitration to end a strike that has dragged on for nearly a year.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 11:40 a.m.
Hecla reports lower 3Q earnings amid ongoing strike at the Lucky Friday Mine
An ongoing strike at the Lucky Friday Mine affected Hecla Mining Co.’s third quarter earnings.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 13, 2017, 7:15 p.m.
Lucky Friday’s silver production falls by 90 percent during 3Q
Even though the union workers at the Lucky Friday Mine are on strike, the mine is still producing a limited amount of silver.
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017, 12:09 p.m.
Hecla Mining silver, gold production up sharply over 2015
Silver and gold production surpassed expectations for 2016, Coeur d’Alene-based Hecla Mining Co. said Tuesday.
Tue., Nov. 5, 2013, 9:35 a.m.
Coeur d’Alene-based Hecla posts third quarter loss
Hecla Mining posted an $8.6 million loss for the third quarter as precious metals prices slumped.
Wed., Aug. 8, 2012
Hecla’s takeover effort rejected
Hecla Mining Co. won’t be acquiring a competing silver producer through a hostile takeover. Company officials announced Tuesday morning that U.S. Silver Corp.’s shareholders had rejected their cash offer of …
Thu., July 19, 2012, 9:25 a.m.
Lucky Friday Mine death blamed on safety lapse
An underground worker killed by a November 17 accident at the Lucky Friday Mine was wearing the wrong type of safety harness, a federal report says.
Wed., Feb. 22, 2012
Repairs to closed mine will cost $30 million
Repairing and upgrading the Lucky Friday Mine’s main shaft will cost about $30 million, Hecla Mining Co. said Tuesday. Company officials expect to start repairs within a few weeks, which …
Tue., Feb. 21, 2012, 10:27 a.m.
Lucky Friday shaft repairs to start soon
Repairing and upgrading the Lucky Friday Mine’s main shaft will cost about $30 million, Hecla Mining Co. said today. Company officials said they expect to start repairs within a few …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2011
Seven injured in Lucky Friday Mine collapse
Several trapped miners were saved from the Lucky Friday Mine in Mullan, Idaho, on Wednesday in the third rescue effort launched there this year. Seven miners were transported by air …
Wed., Dec. 14, 2011, 11:25 p.m.
Miners rescued at Lucky Friday Mine
Updated report: Several trapped miners were saved from the Lucky Friday Mine in Mullan, Idaho, on Wednesday in the third rescue effort launched there this year. Seven miners were transported …
Sat., Nov. 19, 2011, 3:59 p.m.
Lucky Friday miner dead
For the second time this year, a miner has died after sustaining injuries while working at Hecla’s Lucky Friday mine.
Sat., Sept. 17, 2011
Mine death put on bosses
Unsafe work practices caused the cave-in that killed an employee at the Lucky Friday Mine in April, federal investigators have concluded. Larry “Pete” Marek was buried in a 25-foot-high rock …
Thu., April 28, 2011, 8:23 p.m.
Silver Valley honors Marek
KELLOGG, Idaho – Larry “Pete” Marek was remembered Thursday as devoted family man and model miner, whose great strength made him a rock that others leaned on. Hundreds of Silver …
Wed., April 20, 2011, 4:34 p.m.
Rescuers continue to probe mine
Hecla Mining Co. said rescue crews have started drilling a third bore hole into an open area behind tons of collapsed rock and debris in the Lucky Friday Mine. They …
Wed., April 20, 2011
Camera shows mine void
Rescue workers completed two bore holes into the rubble of Lucky Friday Mine on Tuesday in their effort to rescue a miner trapped since Friday. A camera fed through a …