Fire at Winnipeg Mint contained



    WINNIPEG, Sept. 1 /CNW Telbec/ - A fire at the Royal Canadian Mint
facility in Winnipeg occurred at 2:30 a.m. on September 1, 2007. All employees
were safely evacuated from the building and there were no injuries.
    The fire began in a section of one of the Mint's plating production
lines, where coin blanks are manufactured.
    That particular production line has been shut down as the Mint continues
to work with the Winnipeg Fire Department to assess the cause of the fire and
the extent of the damage.
    Normal production has resumed at the Mint in all non-effected areas,
including public tours.




For further information:

For further information: Christine Aquino, Director, Communications,
Phone: (613) 993-9999, Cell: (613) 797-9125, aquino@mint.ca


Custom Packages

Browse our custom packages or build your own to meet your unique communications needs.

Start today.

CNW Membership

Fill out a CNW membership form or contact us at 1 (877) 269-7890

Learn about CNW services

Request more information about CNW products and services or call us at 1 (877) 269-7890