Hecla Mining says Q2 silver production rose 14%, gold production rose 96%

|About: Hecla Mining Co. (HL)|By:, SA News Editor

Hecla Mining (NYSE:HL) -2.9% premarket after its preliminary Q2 production update said silver production rose 14% Y/Y and gold production rose 96% Y/Y.

Casa Berardi's Q2 gold production of 28,623 oz. was 8.4% lower Q/Q, Greens Creek's Q2 production of 1.7M oz. of silver was down slightly Q/Q, and Lucky Friday increased silver production by more than 278% Y/Y, reflecting the impact of the mine now operating at full production levels.