Stories tagged: silver
Mon., May 20, 2019
Miners in the Coeur d’Alene mining district got a boost in pay from $4.25 to $4.75 per shift. The move was announced at a meeting of the principal operators in …
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.
Wed., Jan. 10, 2018
Hecla Mining company produced the second-highest volume of silver in its 126-year history in 2017, despite an ongoing strike at the Lucky Friday Mine.
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., May 18, 2017
There’s talk once again of reopening the storied Bunker Hill Mine in the Silver Valley.
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., 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.
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017
Silver and gold production surpassed expectations for 2016, Coeur d’Alene-based Hecla Mining Co. said Tuesday.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016
A day after the Federal Reserve signaled rates will rise next year faster than expected, the Labor Department released data showing fewer Americans filed for applications for unemployment benefits, validating …
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016
With traders pricing in near certainty that U.S. borrowing costs will rise next month, silver investors are heading for the exit.
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.
Mon., April 4, 2016
Environmentalists are challenging U.S. Forest Service approval of a $500 million copper and silver mine in northwest Montana, citing concerns from state officials that it could drain surrounding waterways and …
Fri., March 20, 2015
People who feel they were swindled by a North Idaho coin shop that took their payments for gold and silver but failed to deliver the goods finally got their day …
Mon., June 2, 2014
There has been an incident at the Sunshine Mine in North Idaho.
Wed., July 17, 2013
The Galena Mine will cut its workforce by about a third in response to plunging silver prices and high production costs, officials said Tuesday. Layoff notices are being sent to …
Thu., April 18, 2013
The Idaho Attorney General’s office has filed a lawsuit alleging that a former Coeur d’Alene coin store, its owner and its operator broke state consumer protection laws by failing to …
Wed., Nov. 7, 2012
Miners will return to the Lucky Friday Mine early next year, capping a yearlong shutdown at one of the Silver Valley’s largest private employers. Hecla Mining Co. said Tuesday it …
Fri., May 25, 2012
WALLACE – The closed Lucky Friday Mine will begin rehiring workers in July and should return to a full workforce by the end of the year, said Phil Baker, Hecla …
Mon., March 26, 2012
PABLO, Mont. – Members of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes are trying to prevent an underground copper and silver mine beneath the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness in northwestern Montana by …
Mon., Oct. 10, 2011
A sea exploration company said today it has discovered a ship filled with silver 8,000 feet beneath the surface of the North Atlantic Ocean.
Sat., Aug. 27, 2011
BIG CREEK, Idaho – Sunshine Silver Mines Corp.’s new board of directors paid an inaugural visit to their namesake property this week to assess the state of the once-prolific silver …
Sun., Dec. 5, 2010
MULLAN, Idaho – At the Lucky Friday Mine, a descent of nearly a mile takes only 2 1/2 minutes. You climb aboard the “cage” on the Silver Shaft, which operates …
Tue., Feb. 2, 2010
A federal bankruptcy judge has given Sterling Mining Co. another four months before the company, which controls the lease of the historic Sunshine Mine near Kellogg, is auctioned off.
Thu., Nov. 5, 2009
Coeur d’Alene Mines Corp. Thursday reported record quarterly revenue from its highest silver production ever, and a tripling of gold production during the third quarter. But net income tumbled.
Tue., Nov. 3, 2009
Hecla Mining Co., which Tuesday announced what one analyst called “stellar results,” could decide next spring whether to proceed with a $150 million to $200 million expansion of its Lucky …