Hecla Reports a Record 4.6 Million Ounces of Silver and 55,688 Ounces of Gold Production

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COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) today announced preliminary silver and gold production results¹ for the first quarter of 2016.

FIRST QUARTER 2016 HIGHLIGHTS (compared to Q1 2015)

  • Record silver production of 4,642,703 ounces, a 61% increase.
  • Gold production of 55,688 ounces, a 37% increase.
  • Record silver equivalent production of 12,033,955 ounces, a 37% increase.2
  • Lead production increased 12% and zinc production increased 7.9%.
  • 2016 production and cost expectations will be reviewed in conjunction with the first quarter financial results on May 5, 2016.

 

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