Developing Talent in our Local Communities

11/15/2022 Employees smiling in front of the Center for Mine Training

To develop a pipeline of talent, Hecla partners with local organizations on programs specifically geared toward training students for mining careers, including: 

  • Pathways to Mining Careers workforce development program, a partnership with the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) Center for Mine Training
  • UAS Environmental Science Program
  • Mobile Mine Internship Program, Quebec
  • Mobile Mine Mechanics Training Program, collaborations with the James Bay and Lac Abitibi professional training centers
  • Hecla-Quebec Global Development Fund (UQAT Foundation), a partnership with the University of Quebec in Abitibi Témiscamingue
  • Mineral Extraction Program, Quebec

Learn more and hear from a local school principal about how Hecla supports education.