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September 22, 2011 10:00 ET

Rescued Chilean Miners' Canadian Tour Coming to Vancouver

Seven-city tour promotes upcoming BAFONA dance performances to raise funds for rebuilding a Chilean school

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 22, 2011) - ATCO Structures & Logistics is joining the organization, Together for Chile, in bringing two rescued Chilean miners to Vancouver Sept. 23-24, 2011 as part of a promotional tour of seven major Canadian cities. The miners will promote the upcoming National Folkloric Ballet of Chile (BAFONA) Canada Tour 2011. The cultural dance performances will raise funds for the reconstruction of a Chilean school destroyed by an earthquake in 2010.

Franklin Lobos and Omar Reygadas are two of the 33 Chilean miners rescued last October after spending a record 69 days trapped in a mine near San Jose, Chile. Tecno Fast ATCO S.A., the South American joint-venture partner of ATCO Structures & Logistics, donated 33 modular units for medical evaluations and family receptions after the rescue.

The Chilean Miners' Tour will include a media conference and availability at Best Western Chateau Granville, 1100 Granville Street at 10 a.m., Sept. 23, 2011. For more information, contact Dan Toth, Senior Advisor, Marketing and Communications, ATCO Structures & Logistics (403) 813-1951.

Formed in 1965, BAFONA has performed before more than 13 million spectators in more than 600 cities. The BAFONA dance tour begins Sept. 30 in Edmonton and will include performances in Calgary, Oct. 3; Vancouver, Oct. 6; Quebec City, Oct. 10; Montreal, Oct. 13; Ottawa, Oct. 17; and concludes in Toronto, Oct. 19. Visit for more information and tickets.


News conference
Friday, Sept. 23, 10 a.m.
Best Western Chateau Granville (Georgia Room)
1100 Granville Street, Vancouver, B.C.

Other personal appearances

(TBA at news conference)

Contact Information

  • ATCO Structures & Logistics
    Dan Toth
    Senior Advisor, Marketing and Communications