Hecla to Participate at Upcoming Morgan Stanley and Barclays Investment Conferences in New York

Morgan Stanley Metals & Mining Conference

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho--()--Hecla Mining Company’s (NYSE:HL) President and CEO, Phillips S. Baker, Jr., will attend the Morgan Stanley Metals & Mining Conference in New York City on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, to participate in one-on-one meetings. A PDF of the presentation will be available on the Company’s website at www.hecla-mining.com.

Mr. Baker will also participate in one-on-one meetings at the Barclays Metals & Materials Cross Asset Forum in New York City on Thursday, March 20, 2014. A PDF of the presentation will be available on the Company’s website at www.hecla-mining.com.

The meeting presentations will include 2013 operating and financial highlights, reserves and resources growth and an outlook for 2014.

About Hecla

Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) is a leading low-cost U.S. silver producer with operating mines in Alaska and Idaho, and is a growing gold producer with an operating mine in Quebec, Canada. The Company also has exploration and pre-development properties in five world-class silver and gold mining districts in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, and an exploration office and investments in early-stage silver exploration projects in Canada.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

Statements made or information provided in this news release that are not historical facts, such as anticipated payments, litigation outcome (including settlement negotiations), production, sales of assets, exploration results and plans, costs, and prices or sales performance are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and "forward-looking information" within the meaning of Canadian securities laws. Words such as “may,” “will,” “should,” “expects,” “intends,” “projects,” “believes,” “estimates,” “targets,” “anticipates” and similar expressions are used to identify these forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected, anticipated, expected or implied. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, metals price volatility, volatility of metals production and costs, litigation, regulatory and environmental risks, operating risks, project development risks, political risks, labor issues, ability to raise financing and exploration risks and results. Refer to the company's Form 10-K and 10-Q reports for a more detailed discussion of factors that may impact expected future results. The company undertakes no obligation and has no intention of updating forward-looking statements other than as may be required by law.

Contacts

Hecla Mining Company
Jeanne DuPont
Corporate Communications Coordinator
Investor and Public Relations
1-800-HECLA91 (1-800-432-5291)
hmc-info@hecla-mining.com

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Contacts

Hecla Mining Company
Jeanne DuPont
Corporate Communications Coordinator
Investor and Public Relations
1-800-HECLA91 (1-800-432-5291)
hmc-info@hecla-mining.com