Hecla sells its interest in Elko-area gold project
Hecla Mining Co. said last week it completed the sale of its interest in the Hollister Development Block gold project to its former partner in the project, Great Basin Gold.
Great Basin paid $60 million $45 million in cash, the remainder in its common stock to Hecla. The project is 47 miles northwest of Elko.
The introductory 80-hour program — announced in May as one solution to Nevada’s oft-lamented skilled labor shortages — is designed to train people in construction, building maintenance and related trades.