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Miners lagging in blockchain development

Blockchain for mining rocks. Try typing in these words in Google and you will have to scroll through quite a few pages before you see the image of a rock face. Cryptocurrencies usurped the term ‘mining’ as blockchain's companion. Try searching mining publications for ‘blockchain’ and you will find a 50:50 mixture of cautiously enthusiastic articles and sceptical ones.

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The mining industry needs to take advantage of blockchain technology

But the small crowd at the ‘Blockchain, Transparency, & Africa' conference that gathered last Friday in a hip co-working space, fittingly named ‘Noise Fabric', in self-proclaim...