The U.S. mining industry has been an important part of our country’s economy during these uncertain times.
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.
Hecla is often among the largest private-sector employers in the communities in which we operate, and we hire locally as much as possible.
Companywide, Hecla employs close to 1,700 people with a total direct compensation of more than $50.9 million per year. In addition, more than one indirect job is created by each direct Hecla job.
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