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Coeur d'Alene, ID
1001 to 5000 employees
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Company - Public (HL)
Mining & Metals
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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Not all that glitters at Hecla Mining is gold -- in fact, most of it is silver. Hecla explores for and mines gold, silver, lead, and zinc. It produces some 10.5 million ounces of silver and 69,000 ounces of gold annually; silver accounts for more than half of the ... Read more

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Hecla Mining CEO, President, and Director Phillips S. Baker Jr.
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    Former Employee - Mine Surveyor in Juneau, AK
    Former Employee - Mine Surveyor in Juneau, AK
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    Pros

    The best safety culture I have ever had the privileged of working with, that's including several other mines I have been at. Always provided proper PPE to the highest degree, no junk. Also, every quarter there was a so called 'State of the Union' where the mine manager would discuss the reality of how the mine was doing; what was going out of service, coming in service, and profits. Then they opened it up for questions and answered pretty honestly.... I would recommend to anyone. Lastly, great workforce, friendly beyond believe for the mining community.

    Cons

    For the cost of living in Juneau, Alaska I think the pay should be something like 10-15% more. Starter homes, that are attached, with 1500 sq ft run around $300,000 plus. I live in the lower 48 now and for the cost of housing here and live a lot better although I make $20,000 less.

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up. If pay was a bit more connected for the cost of housing, I know my family would still be living and working there.

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