Hecla Mining Company

Hecla Mining Company

Established in 1891 in northern Idaho’s Silver Valley, Hecla Mining Company’s rich history of mining has distinguished it as a respected precious metals producer. Hecla is the oldest U.S.-based precious metals mining company in North America and the largest producer of silver in the U.S. Headquartered in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, with a sister office in Vancouver, B.C., this international, publicly traded company is 119 years old.In 2009, Hecla was one of the lowest-cost primary silver producers in North America, producing a record 10.9 million ounces of silver at an average total cash cost of $1.91 per ounce. The company has exploration properties and operating mines in the U.S. and Mexico. Hecla has proven operating expertise and highly prospective exploration opportunities where it operates as well as within its development projects.

Hecla mines, processes and explores for silver and gold in the U.S. and Mexico. Hecla currently produces silver from two silver mines, Greens Creek and Lucky Friday. In 2009, the Greens Creek mine in Alaska, which is one of the largest silver mines in the world (among the top ten) produced 7.5 million ounces of silver; the Lucky Friday mine in northern Idaho produced 3.5 million ounces. Hecla has two development projects, San Juan Silver in Colorado and San Sebastian near Durango, Mexico.Hecla has long been well known in the United States as a quality producer of silver and gold. The name “Hecla” is commonly associated with precious metals by investors. Hecla’s common stock has been traded on the New York Stock Exchange for over 40 years under the symbol “HL.”

Contact Details

Office Address

Hecla Mining Company
6500 N. Mineral Dr., Ste. 200
Coeur d'Alene, ID, USA 83815
Phone: (208) 769-4100
Fax: (208) 769-7612


President, CEO and Director

Phillips S. Baker Jr.


James A. (Jim) Sabala

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