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Vol. 14, No. 44 Week of November 01, 2009
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


Mining Explorers 2009: Hecla replenishes Greens Creek silver

Miner splits drilling activity between reserve expansion and new mining area to northeast

Shane Lasley

Mining News

After spending $750 million to buy out Rio Tintoís 70.27 percent interest in the Greens Creek Mine in April 2008 and then watching base metal prices plummet, Hecla Mining Co. chose to be prudent in its 2009 exploration of the zinc-rich silver mine. Though restrained, the Idaho-based silver minerís....

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Reserve expansion

New Greens Creek?

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