Hecla Mining Company ( NYSE:HL) today announced it will celebrate its 50th year on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) by ringing the Closing Bell® on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. A video of Hecla's Closing Bell® ceremony will be available at http://new.livestream.com/NYSE on Wednesday. "To trade on the NYSE for 50 years is a tremendous achievement. I thank the entire Hecla team, both past and present, and all our stakeholders who have helped us reach this milestone," said Phillips S. Baker, Jr. "We think Hecla's future is even brighter, based on last year's record setting results for revenue, silver equivalent production and proven and probable silver reserves." 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.