‘It’s the new emerging thing’: Mining for data in western Labrador

  • Great North Data will be operating out of this former retail building in Labrador City.
  • ‘It’s the new emerging thing’: Mining for data in western Labrador
  • “Data mining is essentially what this is,” said Bob Griffin, a co-founder of Great North Data (GND).
  • Two companies are in the middle of setting up data storage facilities in western Labrador.
  • “Lab West climate is perfect for data centres.

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Iron ore towns in western Labrador are positioning themselves for a different kind of mining, one that involves computers, bitcoins and data storage.


‘It’s the new emerging thing’: Mining for data in western Labrador