August 31, 2014 AT 2:00 am

Inside One of the World’s Largest Bitcoin Mines


Bitsmith takes a peak inside one of the world’s largest bitcoin mines.

Arriving at the site, I did not expect it to be so busy. There were men in hard hats and work crews mulling about, and vehicles coming and going. There were cement trucks and lorries hauling steal beams, along with massive spools of industrial sized wiring. This wasn’t a repurposed factory like the previous mine I visited… this was an entire facility being constructed just for bitcoin mining!

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