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How Blockchain Can Make Supply Chains More Humane

(Art by iStock/ismagilov) Blockchain technologies— incorruptible digital ledgers that can record just about anything—are being deployed to address a growing number of humanitarian problems, namely those that relate to the concept of human rights due diligence. The capacity for blockchain to drive social innovation by facilitating the ethical production and …

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IBM’s Blockchain Network to Test the Soil of Mining Supply Chain Makeover

IBM and Minehub Technologies have collaborated in a bid to use distributed ledger technology (DLT) to improve operational and cost efficiencies in the mineral concentrates supply chain, according to a press release on January 16, 2019. Mining Supply Chain Gets an Update As stated in the press release, significant players …

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Blockchain-based supply chain application for mining will be trialled at Goldcorp’s Peñasquito

Vancouver-based mining technology company MineHub Technologies and IBM are partnering up to create a blockchain-based mining supply chain application. The collaboration has the backing of Goldcorp, Wheaton Precious Metals, ING Bank, Ocean Partners USA and Kutcho Copper, the junior miner that launched Minehub in July 2018. The application, which will …

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IBM Develops New Blockchain Platform to Improve Supply Chain and Mining with MineHub Technologies

IBM Develops New Blockchain Platform To Improve Supply Chain And The Mining Industry In a recent press release, IBM and MineHub announced that they are collaborating in order to use blockchain technology and help improve operational efficiency in the mining industry. The intention is to enhance the efficiency of the …

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Chronicled Blockchain Supply Chain Company Secures $16 Million in Investment Funding Round

The U.S.-based supply chain company Chronicled announced that they were able to raise $16 million in a Series A funding round. The information as released a few days ago in an official press release. The round was led by Mandra Capital. Other participants were Streamlined Ventures, The Perkins Fund and …

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3 predictions for blockchain in the supply chain in 2019

When the supply chain conversation turns to blockchain, the laundry list of capabilities and benefits is often preceded by the word “could.” The technology is here. We understand what an immutable ledger could do for supply chains, but widespread adoption is still in the distance. In early 2018, a Gartner …

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IBM-Backed Blockchain Platform to Improve Supply Chain Management in Mining Industry

Major tech firm IBM has partnered with MineHub Technologies to deliver a blockchain solution that will improve supply chain management in the mining and metals industry. IBM announced the initiative in a press release published Jan. 16. MineHub is a company that uses technologies including blockchain to develop cost-saving applications …

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WWF Launches Blockchain Tool to Track Food Along Supply Chain

World Wildlife Fund-Australia (WWF-Australia) has announced the launch of a supply chain tool that uses blockchain to allow businesses and consumers to track food items, according to a tweet today, Jan. 17. The platform, dubbed OpenSC, is the product of a partnership between WWF-Australia and BCG Digital Ventures (BCGDV) — …

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MineHub & IBM collaborate to use blockchain tech in minerals supply chain

MineHub Technologies, Inc and IBM today announced a collaboration to use blockchain technology to help improve operational efficiencies, logistics and financing and reduce costs in the high-value mineral concentrates supply chain — from mine to end buyer. Goldcorp Inc, ING Bank, Kutcho Copper Corp, Ocean Partners USA Inc and Wheaton …

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New blockchain pilot to address strategic mineral supply chain concerns

www.123rf.com Ford Motor Company, Huayou Cobalt, IBM, LG Chem and RCS Global are planning to use blockchain technology to trace and validate ethically sourced minerals.  The group, which includes participants at each major stage of the supply chain from mine to end-user, will begin with a pilot focused on cobalt …

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