The Siberian city of Norilsk is best known as the home of mining giant MMC Norilsk Nickel PJSC. The city may soon be famous for a different type of mining though — it now hosts the Arctic’s first crypto farm for producing new Bitcoins. […] Photographer: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg BitCluster opened the new data center near a former Stalin-era nickel plant that was closed by Norilsk Nickel in 2016. […] Photographer: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg Currently engineers work on a rotational basis as BitCluster brings to Norilsk its experienced staff from its other farms in the Ivanov region, and Siberian Angarsk and Bratsk. […] Photographer: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg BitCluster started to hire local Norilsk employees, who have been trained under experienced staff supervision.
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