mining

Hydro Quebec Asks Province to Limit Power Available to Crypto Miners

According to a new report from Reuters, the province of Quebec has halted approvals for any cryptocurrency mining projects. This comes after Hydro Quebec asked the province to limit the total power available to these projects to 500 megawatts. Currently, mining projects in Quebec are asking for an average of 17,000 megawatts. The province is...

Apple Pledges to Stop Mining Minerals to Make iPhones

Apple has one of the most aggressive sustainability and recycling programs in tech, but it still pulls plenty of metals and toxic rare-earth materials out of the ground to make iPhones, iPads, Macbooks, and other products. Now, according to a new report from The Verge, Apple has said it aims to make all of its iPhones, iPads...