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Royal Australian Mint charged after three-tonne coin press 'almost squashed worker'

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By Blake Foden
Updated May 24 2021 - 7:36am, first published 4:10am
The Royal Australian Mint faces potential seven-figure fines. Picture: Karleen Minney

The Royal Australian Mint is facing up to $3.5 million in fines after an investigation found a three-tonne coin press almost squashed a worker in Canberra two years ago.

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.

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