Trends

  • From the desk of… John Moore, VP Sales

From the desk of… John Moore, VP Sales

  • July 13, 2014

We set out to publish a smaller-scale summer version of Inside Minting, but there are just too many stories to tell. In this issue, we preview an innovative manufacturing pilot at our Winnipeg facility, share insights into how modern ...Read More

  • A one-stop guide to the world’s coins

A one-stop guide to the world’s coins

  • July 13, 2014

Created by the publishers of Currency News, the first-of-its-kind Directory of Circulating Coins provides up-to-date profiles of the world’s circulation coins—from the Afghani to the Zloty—making it an invaluable resource for coin issuers and producers as well as the ...Read More

  • From the desk of… John Moore, VP Sales

From the desk of… John Moore, VP Sales

  • July 13, 2014

We set out to publish a smaller-scale summer version of Inside Minting, but there are just too many stories to tell. In this issue, we preview an innovative manufacturing pilot at our Winnipeg facility, share insights into how modern ...Read More

  • A one-stop guide to the world’s coins

A one-stop guide to the world’s coins

  • July 13, 2014

Created by the publishers of Currency News, the first-of-its-kind Directory of Circulating Coins provides up-to-date profiles of the world’s circulation coins—from the Afghani to the Zloty—making it an invaluable resource for coin issuers and producers as well as the ...Read More

  • From the desk of… John Moore, VP Sales

From the desk of… John Moore, VP Sales

  • July 13, 2014

We set out to publish a smaller-scale summer version of Inside Minting, but there are just too many stories to tell. In this issue, we preview an innovative manufacturing pilot at our Winnipeg facility, share insights into how modern ...Read More

  • A one-stop guide to the world’s coins

A one-stop guide to the world’s coins

  • July 13, 2014

Created by the publishers of Currency News, the first-of-its-kind Directory of Circulating Coins provides up-to-date profiles of the world’s circulation coins—from the Afghani to the Zloty—making it an invaluable resource for coin issuers and producers as well as the ...Read More

  • From the desk of…Sean Byrne, VP Operations

From the desk of…Sean Byrne, VP Operations

  • May 13, 2014

From February’s World Money Fair to the Mint Directors Conference in May, the first half of 2014 shone a spotlight on the innovation and collective leadership of the global minting industry. This edition of Inside Minting looks at some ...Read More

News

  • A flexible new way to buy bullion

A flexible new way to buy bullion

  • July 13, 2014

The Royal Canadian Mint’s new Maplegram25™ bullion product—set to launch in August 2014—answers growing demand for a gram-weight legal tender Gold Maple Leaf product. The new offering packages 25 Gold Maple Leaf bullion coins together in divisible blister packs. Each 99.99% fine gold coin weighs one gram and has a distinct serial number. An assay certificate is printed on the package sleeve to certify the coins’ purity and weight. ...Read More

Innovation

  • Cellular manufacturing: Rethinking the factory floor

Cellular manufacturing: Rethinking the factory floor

  • July 13, 2014

The Royal Canadian Mint is embarking on a very ambitious project: cellular manufacturing. By reconfiguring equipment and processes in its Winnipeg facility to use resources more efficiently, the time it takes to go from coining to final packaging will be cut from days to hours.

In traditional manufacturing, production equipment is grouped so that specific areas of a plant are dedicated to individual stages of the larger process. In the ...Read More

Business

  • Digital marketing for a modern mint

Digital marketing for a modern mint

  • July 13, 2014

With Canadians conducting more than 15.4 billion Google searches a year and spending in excess of $20 billion online, Vice-President of Marketing and Communications Patrick Hadsipantelis says a digital presence is indispensable for a ...Read More

  • Storing precious metals: What investors expect

Storing precious metals: What investors expect

  • July 13, 2014

Gold and silver are increasingly common components of investment portfolios. As this market continues to grow, investors are asking more questions about the security and service delivered by storage providers.

Steve Higgins, Senior Manager of ...Read More

  • Digital marketing for a modern mint

Digital marketing for a modern mint

  • July 13, 2014

With Canadians conducting more than 15.4 billion Google searches a year and spending in excess of $20 billion online, Vice-President of Marketing and Communications Patrick Hadsipantelis says a digital presence is indispensable for a modern mint.

INSIDE MINTING: What has been the Mint’s experience of the ‘digital age’?

PATRICK HADSIPANTELIS: The fact is, customer expectations ...Read More

  • Storing precious metals: What investors expect

Storing precious metals: What investors expect

  • July 13, 2014

Gold and silver are increasingly common components of investment portfolios. As this market continues to grow, investors are asking more questions about the security and service delivered by storage providers.

Steve Higgins, Senior Manager of the Canadian Gold and Silver Reserves Program at the Royal Canadian Mint, says investors have become more discerning about their ...Read More

  • Digital marketing for a modern mint

Digital marketing for a modern mint

  • July 13, 2014

With Canadians conducting more than 15.4 billion Google searches a year and spending in excess of $20 billion online, Vice-President of Marketing and Communications Patrick Hadsipantelis says a digital presence is indispensable for a ...Read More

  • Storing precious metals: What investors expect

Storing precious metals: What investors expect

  • July 13, 2014

Gold and silver are increasingly common components of investment portfolios. As this market continues to grow, investors are asking more questions about the security and service delivered by storage providers.

Steve Higgins, Senior Manager of ...Read More

O Canada

  • O CANADA

O CANADA

  • July 13, 2014

Canada will observe many important milestones this year. Two of the most recent were the 70th anniversary of D-Day and the 75th anniversary of the internationally renowned Royal Winnipeg Ballet.

“In our role as a curator of Canadian culture, we actively look for opportunities to share the stories behind ...Read More

  • Sheerly spectacular

Sheerly spectacular

  • July 13, 2014

Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Cornwall, unveiled a $20 fine silver coin celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet this past May. The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, presented Her Royal Highness with one of the special coins as part ...Read More