# Ethereum eth_mining RPC method

Ethereum API method that returns a boolean value referring to the node mining activity. Will return True if the node is actively mining new blocks.

Parameters:

  • none

Returns:

  • result — the boolean value True if the node is mining, otherwise False.

Example:

  • web3.js
  • web3.py
  • eth.rb
  • cURL
const Web3 = require("web3");
const node_url = "CHAINSTACK_NODE_URL";
const web3 = new Web3(node_url);
web3.eth.isMining()
    .then(console.log);