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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...
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...
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...
British Columbia approves another gold mine upstream of Southeast Alaska

...will be mixed with cement and used to fill excavated tunnels within the mine, a process similar to that used by Greens Creek Mine, near Juneau.The other half of the tailings will be dumped in Brucejack Lake, a glacial lake that has no fish...
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...
Alaska's mines keep plugging

...experience at the Red Dog Mine north of Kotzebue, Greens Creek mine near Juneau, and the Fort Knox and Pogo gold mines...project to be a mine similar to Hecla Mining Co.'s Greens Creek Mine on northern Admiralty Island, which is very successful...
Empire Editorial: Begich did more than enough to keep his seat

...Environmental Protection Agency to allow the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to permit Kensington Mine. As for the Greens Creek Mine, Begich helped secure permits for its facility expansion, going so far as to hold up the confirmation of USDA undersecretary...
Decades later, competitors still feel the 'Rush'

...have been in the mining industry for decades and have attended the event since it began.Michael Martin, of the Greens Creek mine, began mining in 1974. "I've been coming to this event since '89, when they started," Martin said. "The...
Hecla continues support for UAS Pathways to Mining

Hecla Greens Creek Mine has contributed another $300,000 to the University of Alaska Southeast Pathways to Mining program. The big check was issued...
Thank you from Family Nights

...with DIPAC, Abby LaForce-Roha of Abby's Kitchen, Carol Race with Radiant Child Yoga, Mike Satre from Hecla Greens Creek Mine, Alaskan storytellers Lily Hudson and Ishmael Hope, the Franklin Science Institute, Rhonda Jenkins and her son...


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