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 the largest silver producer in the United States. In addition to operating mines in Alaska (Greens Creek), Idaho (Lucky Friday), and Quebec, Canada (Casa Berardi) the Company owns a number of exploration properties and pre-development projects in world-class silver and gold mining districts throughout North America.

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.