The Importance of Minerals

Can Silver Save Your Life?

Silver prevents bacterial growth and advances healing, which is why it’s found in many medical products.

The Impact of Mining on State Economies

Hecla is typically the largest employer in the communities in which we operate, providing millions in wages, benefits, taxes paid, and charitable contributions.

American Can’t be Green Without Silver

Renewable energy and innovations in battery technology are critical to meeting our country’s goals for a lower carbon future, and silver is a critical component of these green energy technologies.

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