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Section 1: 8-K/A (FORM 8-K/A)









Current Report Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 16, 2018


(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)


Delaware 1-8491 77-0664171

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

(Commission File Number) (IRS Employer Identification No.)

6500 North Mineral Drive, Suite 200

Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83815-9408

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)


(208) 769-4100

(Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

(Former name or Former Address, if changed Since Last Report)


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:


     Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
     Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12(b))
     Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
     Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))


Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).


Emerging growth company ☐


If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐





Explanatory Note


This Form 8-K/A is being filed as an amendment to the Current Report on Form 8-K filed by Hecla Mining Company with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on July 17, 2018. The purpose of this Amendment is to correct a typographical error in which the second item of the Report: “Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant,” was mistakenly labeled as “Item 2.02” instead of “Item 2.03.” Except for the foregoing, this Form 8-K/A does not amend, modify or update the disclosures contained in the original Form 8-K.


Item 2.03. Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.


The information disclosed under Item 1.01 and in Exhibit 10.1 is incorporated herein by reference.








Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Dated:      August 8, 2018


Hecla Mining Company












      /s/ David C. Sienko




David C. Sienko

Vice President & General Counsel



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