The most common use cases of blockchain are in the banking, finance and insurance, retail, and transport industries.
The World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Mining and Metals Blockchain Initiative has launched a proof of concept for its Carbon Tracing Platform, named the COT.
Lithium-ion based battery cell facilities operator FREYR and Glencore International have agreed for potential supply of traceable battery raw materials.
Engineering and construction company Downer Group has announced that it is trialling new blockchain technology ‘to manage complex shutdown’ as well as ‘turnaround maintenance work’.
Multinational commodities giant BHP has completed its first iron-ore trade with steel producer China Baowu on Canadian startup MineHub Technologies’ blockchain-based platform.
Axora, an innovation hub for digital solutions, has launched an online smart mining resource centre to help mining companies recover after the global Covid-19 pandemic.