Hecla to Participate at BMO, Gold Stock Analyst, PDAC and Roth Conferences

PDAC 2015

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho--()--Hecla Mining Company’s (NYSE:HL) President and CEO, Phillips S. Baker, Jr., will present at the BMO Capital Markets Annual Global Metals & Mining Conference in Hollywood, Florida, on Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at 8:00 a.m. (ET). A webcast of the presentation will be available at http://cc.talkpoint.com/bmoc001/022315a_ae/?entity=14_KN2O7IT. A PDF of the slide presentation will be available on the Company’s website at www.hecla-mining.com.

Phillips S. Baker, Jr., will present at the Gold Stock Analyst Investor Day in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, on Sunday, February 22, 2015, at 2:55 p.m. (ET). A PDF of the slide presentation will be available on the Company’s website at www.hecla-mining.com.

Mr. Baker will also present at the PDAC 2015 International Convention in Toronto, Canada, on Monday, March 2, 2015, at 2:20 p.m. (ET). A PDF of the slide presentation will be available on the Company’s website at www.hecla-mining.com. Hecla will also be at Booth #2437 in the Investor Exchange at the PDAC Convention from Sunday through Wednesday, March 1-4, 2015, and also displaying drill core from the San Sebastian project, Mexico, at Core Shack Booth #10N on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 3-4.

Mike Westerlund, Vice President – Investor Relations will present at the 27th Annual Roth Conference in Dana Point, California, on Monday, March 9, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. (PT). A PDF of the slide presentation will be available on the Company’s website at www.hecla-mining.com.

The presentations will include fourth quarter and year-end 2014 operating and financial highlights and the outlook for 2015.

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 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

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

Release Summary

Hecla Mining Company's President and CEO, Phillips S. Baker, Jr., will present at the BMO Capital Markets Annual Global Metals & Mining Conference on Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at 8:00 a.m. ET.

Contacts

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