Greens Creek Mine – Div. of Mining, Land, and Water
The mine started production in 1989, and today operates 24hours a day, 365 days a year. In 2017, Greens Creek Mine produced approximately 8,351,882 ounces of silver, 50,854 ounces of gold, 52,547 tons of zinc, and 17,996 tons of lead. As of 2017, Hecla Greens Creek Mining Company employed approximately 430 people.