Stories tagged: lucky friday
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 7, 2020
“By a vote of 86 to 78, the proposal has been accepted. The strike is over!!” the union, United Steelworkers Local 5114, said in a Facebook post Monday evening after …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 17, 2019
Hecla Mining Co. plans to hire more non-union workers to return Lucky Friday mine to full production
After the union representing close to 200 workers at the Lucky Friday mine voted against ratifying a tentative agreement with Hecla Mining Co., the company says it plans to bring …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 16, 2019
Members of the union representing close to 200 workers at the Lucky Friday Mine near Mullan, Idaho, have rejected a tentative agreement with Hecla Mining Co. that would have ended …
Sat., July 13, 2019
Please join the United Steelworkers, shareholders, environmentalists and elected officials to demand accountability from Hecla because workers, our families and communities cannot afford further mismanagement.
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: 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: 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.
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017
Silver and gold production surpassed expectations for 2016, Coeur d’Alene-based Hecla Mining Co. said Tuesday.
Tue., Nov. 5, 2013
Hecla Mining posted an $8.6 million loss for the third quarter as precious metals prices slumped.
Wed., Aug. 8, 2012
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 …