Hecla to Participate at the BMO Global Metals & Mining Conference and PDAC 2016

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 Tuesday, March 1, at 4:30 p.m. (ET). A webcast of the presentation will be available at https://cc.talkpoint.com/bmoc001/022916a_ae/?entity=23_IDS5VGP. 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 2016 International Convention in Toronto, Canada, on Monday, March 7, 2016, at 4:00 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 6-9, 2016.

ABOUT HECLA

Founded in 1891, Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:HL) is a leading low-cost U.S. silver producer with operating mines in Alaska, Idaho and Mexico, and is a growing gold producer with an operating mine in Quebec, Canada. The Company also has exploration and pre-development properties in six 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

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

Release Summary

Hecla Mining Company to participate in March at the BMO Capital Markets 25th Annual Global Metals & Mining Conference and PDAC 2016.

Contacts

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