Despite the lack of public statements from Bitmain at this company it seems has another subsidiary called Ant Creek, LLC, which is likely to be engaged in mining in Washington state.
According to the website companies-number.com, Jihan Wu, the co-founder of Bitmain, is the only control Ant Creek. This company was founded on 28 June 2017 and was acting as a commercial organization.
While the company does not have the specified address, in the Bulletin Walla Walla Union-Bulletin reported that the Port of Walla Walla, a city in Washington state, signed an agreement on land lease with Ant Creek. In accordance with the terms of the agreement Ant Creek will lease the land from the beginning of 2019, with the possibility of its acquisition, the total area of the leased territory of approximately 40 hectares.
If approval is received from the local authorities, the land will be used for mining cryptocurrencies.
Offer Ant Creek will create approximately 15-20 jobs and bring $ 7-10 million US in private investment. One of the local officials said that is already working with the company on these issues approximately about six months.
As you know, a Chinese ASIC manufacturer s already have offices in Canada and Switzerland.