Webcast Alert: Hecla Mining Company Invites You to Join Its Presentation To the Mining Investment Forum

Sep 30, 2002, 01:00 ET from Hecla Mining Company

    DENVER, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Denver Gold Group is a
 trade association of primarily gold mining companies and mining-related firms.
 The organization's Mining Investment Forum, held September 30 through
 October 2, 2002, is sponsored by 51 of the largest international gold and
 precious metals mining companies.  The Forum is a private-investor event
 designed to provide qualified investors access to major gold-mining companies
 and their executives.
     Hecla Mining Company (NYSE:   HL; HL-PrB) is making available a live webcast
 of their presentation at the MIF via the internet.
      What:    Hecla Mining Company MIF Presentation
      When:    Tuesday, October 1 at 4:10 pm ET/2:10 pm MT
      Where:   http://www.videonewswire.com/event.asp?id=8136
      How:     Live over the Internet:  Simply log on to the web at the
               address above
               An archive of this webcast will be available for 30 days at the
               internet address above.
      Contact: Vicki Veltkamp at 208-769-4144
     (Minimum Requirements to listen to broadcast:
 The Windows Media Player software, downloadable free from
 http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/EN/default.asp and at least a
 28.8 kbps connection to the Internet.  If you experience problems listening to
 the broadcast, send an email to multivuops@multivu.com .)
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