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Canada to host Bitfury’s new 28MW crypto mining facility



Blockchain firm Bitfury introduced the launch of a new crypto-mining information middle in Ontario, Canada. The new crypto mining middle provides to the listing of present Canadian websites at the moment working in Drumheller, Alberta and Medication Hat.

Bitfury partnered with Hut 8 Mining, a Toronto Inventory Trade-listed Bitcoin (BTC) mining firm, to arrange mining operations throughout North America. The new crypto mining facility in Ontario is anticipated to function at 16 megawatts (MW) by the top of this month.

Bitfury mining facility in Medication Hat. Supply: Hut 8

In accordance to the announcement, Bitfury has plans to add 12MW capability within the coming months, which is able to deliver up the overall capability of the mining facility to 28MW by Could finish. Nonetheless, the corporate highlighted that the facility may very well be probably upgraded to function at 200MW, over seven occasions the present capability.

Positioned within the metropolis of Sarnia, the location is provided with Bitfury’s in-house ASIC mining chips and different proprietary {hardware} and software program. All of Bitfury’s Canadian crypto mining services closely depend on Canada’s chilly local weather for sustainable and environment friendly operations.

Sustainability elevated by 1% in This autumn

— Hut 8 Mining (@Hut8Mining) January 18, 2022

Citing the graduation of operations, Oleg Blinkov, Bitfury’s Head of Knowledge Middle Improvement and Operation stated:

“North America continues to represent an attractive, strategic market for Bitfury and digital asset mining at large, and we are excited to deepen our presence here and around the world.”

Again in October, Bitfury co-founder and CEO Valery Vavilov advised Cointelegraph about his plans for contemplating an preliminary public providing to fast-track the corporate’s world development:

“As Bitfury and its portfolio of companies continue their global expansion in the digital assets space, Bitfury will be considering an IPO as part of its broader expansion and growth plans.”

Associated: Canadian MP introduces invoice geared toward encouraging development in crypto sector

Earlier this month, Michelle Rempel Garner, a member of the Home of Commons of Canada, launched a invoice recommending a framework to encourage development in crypto.

Canada ought to be attracting billions of {dollars} in funding within the quick rising cryptoasset business.

In the present day I launched a invoice, the primary of its form in Canada, to be certain this turn into a actuality.

Study extra about my invoice at

— Michelle Rempel Garner (@MichelleRempel) February 9, 2022

“The framework must, among other things, focus on lowering barriers to entry into the cryptoasset sector while protecting those working in the sector and minimizing the administrative burden,” Garner stated within the proposal. 

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