The Importance of Minerals / Keep Metals Working

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.

Miners Deemed Essential to U.S. COVID-19 Response

The US Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has listed mine workers as essential critical infrastructure workers and deemed miners vital to the national effort against the COVID-19 pandemic.



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