Hecla and our employees strengthen our communities and our company by partnering and contributing in a meaningful way to the economic and social well-being of our host communities.
We value our relationships with the Indigenous Peoples in the communities where we operate.
Trade jobs will continue to be important in the future, and that is why Hecla has created programs and job site visits to educate students in middle and high school about mining careers and to help in their pursuit of higher education.
Hecla is often among the largest private-sector employers in the rural areas where our mines are located.
Hecla’s Corporate Director of Safety and Health, Michael Wegleitner, brings the safety message home and to nearby schools.
When Cindy Moore, a chief engineer at Hecla, was diagnosed with ALS in 2010, she immediately began fundraising for the ALS Association’s Evergreen Chapter and became a tireless advocate against this terrible disease.
Hecla geologist Jonathan Moore was working in his yard with his two young children. He regularly demonstrates to them how Hecla teaches him to stay safe.
Hecla employees are leaders and volunteers in their communities. They serve on school boards, coach sports teams, raise money for charity and promote mining education initiatives.
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