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

Labrador City mayor is excited about how #bitcoin mining will diversify the local economy.

  • Great North Data will be operating out of this former retail building in Labrador City.
  • “Lab West climate is perfect for data centres.
  • ‘It’s the new emerging thing’: Mining for data in western Labrador
  • “The situation is there is surplus power in Labrador West and they don’t have a use for it right now and we are filling a huge gap that’s been left by the iron ore industry.”
  • The mayor of Labrador City, Karen Oldford, is excited about how data storage will help diversify the local economy.

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@thesocialwallet: “Labrador City mayor is excited about how #bitcoin mining will diversify the local economy.”


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