Stories tagged: silver mines
UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017, 6:29 p.m.
Trump’s trillion-dollar plan has mining companies and other backers thinking big
As the nation’s largest silver producer, Idaho-based Hecla Mining Co. is fired up over the possibilities in President Donald Trump’s plan to spend $1 trillion on infrastructure projects.
Wed., Aug. 22, 2012
Hecla acquires interest in Dolly Varden Silver Corp.
Hecla Mining Co. announced Tuesday it has acquired an interest in Dolly Varden Silver Corp., a Canadian firm with silver mines in northwestern British Columbia. Coeur d’Alene-based Hecla paid $3.2 …
Sat., July 30, 2011
Two fires in weeks trigger probe at mine
Investigators are looking into the cause of a second fire in three weeks at the Lucky Friday Mine. The underground silver mine near Mullan, Idaho, was evacuated at 7 p.m. …