Stories tagged: Hecla
UPDATED: Mon., April 15, 2019, 4:52 p.m.
A state judge has revoked the water permit for a silver and copper mine proposed by Coeur d’Alene-based Hecla Mining Co. beneath a northwestern Montana wilderness area.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 6:22 p.m.
Hecla Mining Co. on Thursday reported a third-quarter loss of $23.2 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 6:34 p.m.
U.S. officials on Tuesday announced approval of the first phase of a silver and copper mine beneath a northwestern Montana wilderness area, yet it’s uncertain when work could begin because …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 4:41 p.m.
Hecla Mining Co. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $12.1 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
UPDATED: Tue., July 24, 2018, 5:01 p.m.
Hecla Mining Co. finalized the purchase of three Nevada gold mines in a cash-stock transaction.
UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018, 7:24 p.m.
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: Mon., March 19, 2018, 1:42 p.m.
Hecla Mining Co. will buy three Nevada gold mines for $462 million in a cash-stock transaction.
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 7:28 p.m.
Steelworkers’ Wednesday night vote against using binding arbitration to end a year-long strike at the Lucky Friday Mine hinged on workers’ fears about potential changes to pay and a long-established …
UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018, 9:36 p.m.
Miners at the Lucky Friday Mine overwhelmingly voted against arbitration to end a strike that has dragged on for nearly a year.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 4:38 p.m.
Hecla Mining Co. has agreed to binding, third-party arbitration to solve the strike at the Lucky Friday Mine. Union members will vote in March on whether to invoke arbitration.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 11:40 a.m.
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.
Even though the union workers at the Lucky Friday Mine are on strike, the mine is still producing a limited amount of silver.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 11:42 a.m.
Hecla Mining Co. is spending $1.5 million to $2 million monthly on the Lucky Friday Mine during a miners’ strike - work that is needed to keep the deep underground …
UPDATED: Wed., May 31, 2017, 7:52 p.m.
Some government agency approvals for a proposed Hecla mine that would drill under the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness
UPDATED: Mon., May 8, 2017, 6:04 p.m.
Higher silver prices helped Hecla Mining Co. turn a first quarter profit despite an ongoing strike at the Lucky Friday Mine.
Thu., April 20, 2017, 11:28 a.m.
Hecla Mining Co. produced 3.4 million ounces of silver during the first quarter, with a strike at the Lucky Friday Mine having minimal effect on output, company officials said Thursday.
UPDATED: Thu., March 23, 2017, 8:58 a.m.
Union and management at the Lucky Friday Mine remain far apart on a variety of issues, most of which are unrelated to pay. The underground silver mine in Mullan, Idaho, …
UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017, 6:29 p.m.
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.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 5:34 p.m.
Hecla Mining Co. had a turnaround year in 2016, reporting $69 million in profits from strong performances at the company’s silver mines.
Fri., Jan. 20, 2017
From our archive, 100 years ago A coroner’s jury concluded that the fatal train wreck that occurred just east of Spokane was caused entirely by the failure of the engineer …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 4:46 p.m.
2016 is ending on a strong note for 10 local, publicly traded companies. Led by Hecla Mining Co., their share prices are up an average of 46 percent.
Mon., June 27, 2016, 12:43 p.m.
Hecla Mining Co. has launched a takeover bid for Dolly Varden Silver Corp. , a small Canadian company with mining properties in British Columbia.
Tue., May 24, 2016, 8:45 a.m.
Hecla Mining Company plans to buy a major silver deposit in Northwest Montana that for decades drawn the interest of speculators and the ire of conservationists.
Thu., May 19, 2016, 4:25 p.m.
Hecla Mining Co., the last of the pioneer mining companies in the Silver Valley, celebrates is 125th anniversary this year.
Thu., Aug. 6, 2015, 11:22 a.m.
Lower prices for gold, silver and lead took a bite out of Hecla Mining Co.’s second quarter results.
Tue., June 2, 2015
Hecla Mining Co. has agreed to pay $600,000 in fines for releasing heavy metals and other pollution into the South Fork of the Coeur d’Alene River during a five-year period. …
Mon., June 1, 2015, 1:53 p.m.
Hecla Mining Co. has agreed to pay $600,000 for releasing pollution into the South Fork of the Coeur d’Alene River over a five-year period.
Tue., March 31, 2015
Hecla Mining Co. is poised to buy a large silver-copper deposit in northwest Montana whose location beneath a wilderness area has spurred decades of debate over whether it should be …
Wed., Feb. 18, 2015, 11:45 a.m.
Hecla Mining Co. produced a record 11.1 million ounces of silver last year and reported sales of more than $500 million, officials said today.
Sat., Jan. 11, 2014
A miner who was killed during a cave-in at the Lucky Friday Mine was not in his assigned work area when the accident occurred, and that action contributed to his …