On October 29, the publicly listed firm Canaan announced the mining manufacturer has secured a follow-on purchase order from the mining operator Hive Blockchain for 6,500 units of Canaan’s next-generation Avalon mining rigs. Hive expects to increase the operation’s hashrate from 1.2 exahash per second (EH/s) to 3 EH/s by March 2022.
Hive Secures an Order for 6,500 Avalon Miners
This week the Nasdaq-listed Hive Blockchain (Nasdaq:HIVE) and Canaan (Nasdaq: CAN) announced that Hive secured a follow-on purchase order for 6,500 Avalon miners from Canaan. According to the announcement, the shipment of the 6,500 mining rigs manufactured by Canaan will be shipped in three tranches.
3,000 miners will be delivered in December 2021, 3,100 miners in January 2022, and an additional 400 Avalon miners by February 2022. Hive had already acquired 10,400 miners from Canaan in January and August 2021.
In recent times, Hive announced the company is constructing expansions to its largest data center campus in New Brunswick, Canada. Hive said it aims to provide the New Brunswick site with 40 additional megawatts. The mining operation mines both bitcoin (BTC) and ethereum (ETH) and it operates a total of five mining facilities in countries like Iceland, Sweden, and Canada.
Frank Holmes, the executive chairman of Hive Blockchain said the company is pleased to bolster its relationship with the crypto mining rig manufacturer. “We are pleased to be building on our