Stories tagged: hecla
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 8, 2019
Hecla Mining Co. and more than 200 union workers have reached a tentative deal to end a two-year strike at the Lucky Friday mine in Mullan, Idaho.
UPDATED: Mon., April 15, 2019
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
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
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
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
Hecla Mining Co. finalized the purchase of three Nevada gold mines in a cash-stock transaction.
UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018
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
Hecla Mining Co. will buy three Nevada gold mines for $462 million in a cash-stock transaction.
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018
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
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
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
An ongoing strike at the Lucky Friday Mine affected Hecla Mining Co.’s third quarter earnings.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 13, 2017
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
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
Some government agency approvals for a proposed Hecla mine that would drill under the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness
UPDATED: Mon., May 8, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Hecla Mining Co., the last of the pioneer mining companies in the Silver Valley, celebrates is 125th anniversary this year.
Thu., Aug. 6, 2015
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
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
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.