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One of the Largest Bitcoin Mining Companies Allegedly Faces Financial Crisis

source-logo  en.bitcoinsistemi.com 08 October 2023 10:55, UTC

Bitmain, the world's leading manufacturer of Bitcoin mining machines, has surprisingly announced that it has suspended some of its employees' September salaries due to a lack of positive cash flow.

Several internal sources have confirmed that the statement in question, published on October 3, is accurate.

This news comes shortly after Bitmain's conference in Hong Kong, where it unveiled its latest product, the S21 Bitcoin mining device. This launch was highly anticipated within the crypto community, as Bitmain continues to play a key role in the rapidly evolving crypto mining industry.

The cryptocurrency mining industry is currently struggling with historically low hash prices. Hash price expresses the expected revenue per petahash per second of hash capacity of a miner. This downturn is putting great pressure on miners around the world, forcing them to rethink their strategies and adapt to the changing environment.

As Bitcoin supply dwindles, miners face two key challenges: sourcing energy more sustainably and using more efficient mining machines.

It was thought that Bitmain's newly released Antminer S21 devices could be useful to miners in this regard. It is not yet known how the financial crisis that allegedly started in the company will affect device production.

*This is not investment advice.