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By Shane Lasley
Metal Tech News 

Teck to trace germanium with blockchain

From Red Dog Mine in Alaska to fiber optic cable it goes in Metal Tech News - January 20, 2022


Last updated 7/12/2022 at 1:50pm

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Fiber optic cables are one of the many products that leverage the properties offered by the critical mineral germanium.

Teck Resources Ltd. is piloting a project that utilizes the power of blockchain technology to trace responsibly produced germanium from its Red Dog zinc mine in Northwest Alaska all the way to fiber optic cables that leverage the unique properties of this critical mineral.

From the transistors in quantum computers that are millions of times faster than their classical counterparts to fiber opti...

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