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Chamber to hear from Greens Creek

...Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon will feature Mike Satre, manager of community and government relations for Hecla Greens Creek Mine.The luncheon will take place at the Alaska Room of Juneau International Airport. Doors open at 11:30 a.m...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-25/chamber-hear-greens-creek
Local
Concerned Alaska Native, First Nation representatives attend Seabridge Gold annual meeting

...techniques most BC mines use are outdated, and that they should begin to use dry-stack tailings, the same process that Greens Creek Mine on Admiralty Island uses. "Multiple failure modes" were in progress at the mine at the time it failed, the report...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-25/concerned-alaska-native-first-nation
Outdoors
Greens Creek mine expands tailings facility

Greens Creek mine has begun construction on an expansion of its existing tailings facility, which holds the mining waste that can be dangerous if...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-25/greens-creek-mine-expands-tailings-faci
Local
Harmon honored at Gold Rush Days

...happy Father's Day," Ursula said. "The best dad ever."Jeremy works at Kensington Gold Mine and Ryan works at Greens Creek Mine."If you take the miner out of the scenario then I would have run them both off," Harmon laughed. "Not really...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-06-21/harmon-honored-gold-rush-days
Sports
Greens Creek parent acquires Montana mining company

The company operating Greens Creek Mine has announced the acquisition of a silver-mining company with holdings in western Montana.In an email Monday, Hecla Mining...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-16/greens-creek-parent-acquires-montana-mi
Local
Photo: Big tent

Under the direction of Jerry Harmon, right, volunteers from Kensington Mine, Greens Creek Mine and Les Schwab put up the Gold Rush Days tent at Savikko Park on Tuesday. Gold Rush Days, with competition in mining and logging...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-11/photo-big-tent
Local
Photo: Mine rescue training

...Peterson, director of Central Mine Rescue in Osburn, Idaho, left, and J.P. Roulet, rescue coordinator for the Greens Creek Mine on Admiralty Island, watch miner Adam Baker practice with his team in front of their offices at Vintage Business...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-04-23/photo-mine-rescue-training
Local
My Turn: Disagreements over mining require dialogue

...some mines use tailings ponds behind dams, similar to the tailings storage facility at Red Chris Mine, while the Greens Creek Mine uses dry stack technology. The independent panel's report does not say all tailings dams must be discontinued...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-12/my-turn
Opinion
Empire Editorial: On the topic of transboundary mines, a response to Mr. Bill Bennett

...clearly states the best way to ensure no tailings dams fail is to discontinue their use. At our neighboring Hecla Greens Creek Mine, a dry stack tailings facility is used. This technology, as noted in the report, is not only recommended but...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-22/empire-editorial-topic-transboundary-
Opinion
Greens Creek production increased

Southeast Alaska's Greens Creek mine saw a production increase of almost 400,000 ounces between 2013 and 2014, according to a news release from owner Hecla Mining...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-15/greens-creek-production-increased
Local

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