Digital currency mining firm Riot Blockchain has begun deploying around 3,000 new units of S17 Pro Antminers as part of the full upgrade of its Oklahoma City mining facility.
Per a Jan. 8 press release, Riot now operates nearly 3,000 more S17 Pro Antminers it purchased from Chinese mining giant Bitmain. The new mining machines are set up at Riot’s Oklahoma City mining facility, with the company employing additional staff to exploit the new miners and accelerate the upgrade process.
In mid-December of 2019, Riot announced a purchase of an additional 1,000 S17 Pro Antminers from Bitmain, which it expected to receive in January. As such, the full upgrade of Riot’s Oklahoma City mining facility to the the new S17 Pro generation of mining equipment could be completed during the next four weeks. Read More...