Bitfarms, a Canadian bitcoin mining company, said it produced 38% more bitcoin in the third quarter than it did in the second quarter as new mining equipment was installed.
- The company (NASDAQ: BITF) mined 1,050 bitcoins in the third quarter, 305 of them in September. The increase took its nine-month total to 2,407.
- In September, the company received 540 mining machines, raising its hashrate, which is a measure of computing power, to 1.53 exahashes per second.
- More deliveries are expected in coming months.
- “With scheduled monthly deliveries totaling 55,000 miners over the next 15 months and new high-power production facilities coming online, we are regularly increasing our hashrate towards our goals of 3 exahash per second (EH/s) in first quarter 2022 and 8 EH/s by year end 2022,” CEO Emiliano Grodzki said in a statement.
- Through Sept. 30, the company had deposited 2,312 bitcoins into custody. That’s about 96% of its 2021 production.
UPDATE (OCT. 1, 12:22 UTC): Adds location, stock ticker, custody deposits.
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