About Us

Our Mission
Hecla Mining Company is a precious metals company. Our business is to create value for our shareholders by discovering, acquiring, developing, producing, and marketing mineral resources at a profit. Our mission is to create long-term value for shareholders from mining silver, gold and associated base metals.

Our Strategy
Consistent, long-lived production that increases and improves over time –

  • Long life assets to profit from higher metal prices
  • Strong geologic understanding to increase reserves
  • Operating knowledge to reduce costs and lower risk

 

Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) is a primary leading, low-cost silver producer with operating silver mines in Alaska (Greens Creek), Idaho (Lucky Friday), and Mexico (San Sebastian) and is a gold producer with an operating mine (Casa Berardi) in Quebec, Canada. Expected 2016 silver production is 16.25 million ounces with expected gold production of 233,000 ounces.

In addition to its diversified silver and gold operating and cash-flow generating base, Hecla has a number of exploration properties and pre-development projects in seven world-class silver and gold mining districts in North America. With an active exploration and development program, the company has consistently grown its reserve base for future production, with 2016 reserves totaling 175 million ounces of silver and 2.1 million ounces of gold reserves, calculated using some of the lowest price assumptions in the industry.

Established in 1891, Hecla is headquartered in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, and has a sister office in Vancouver, B.C. The company’s common stock has been traded on the New York Stock Exchange for over 50 years.

Our philosophy is to operate mines safely by promoting a deeply-rooted value-based culture, leveraging mining skills developed over the company’s long history, and by innovating new practices. Learn more about Hecla’s responsibility to the safety and health of our people, the communities we call home, and the environment we operate in.