Hydro-Quebec Considers Halting Mining Operations During Winter (news.bitcoin.com)

The migration of cryptocurrency miners to hydro-power abundant Quebec has been received cautiously lately, following an initial period over-exuberance on the part of local officials. The future for Quebec’s mining industry has since encountered a number of hurdles, from the province’s ability to supply power during the dry winter season to the often overlooked environmental tolls of producing hydropower.
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Hydro-Quebec Turns Down New Applications for Crypto Mining Operations (news.bitcoin.com)

The premier of the Canadian province of Quebec, Philippe Couillard, has temporarily halted the approval of new mining operations partnering with the province’s state-owned power company, Hydro-Quebec.
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Nasdaq-Listed Marathon Begins Bitcoin Mining Operations, Stock Up 32%

Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:MARA), today announced that it has commenced bitcoin mining at a new facility in Quebec, Canada. Investors seems to greatly approve of this development as the stock is up 32% as of the time of writing a couple of hours after market open. Marathon revealed that it …
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Nasdaq-Listed Marathon Begins Bitcoin Mining Operations, Stock Up 32% (news.bitcoin.com)

Traditional stock investors have just gotten another avenue for indirect exposure to the bitcoin market. A Nasdaq exchange listed former patent management company, Marathon, has changed its focus to ASIC mining and today started producing bitcoin.
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Calvin Ayre Launching Bitcoin Cash Mining Operations (news.bitcoin.com)

Online gambling entrepreneur and billionaire Calvin Ayre has announced his next business venture to be cryptocurrency mining operations. According to Ayre the mining facility will dedicate its hashpower to the bitcoin cash blockchain only.
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