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29. January 2008

Machine shop under construction in Reydarfjördur

Iceland Prime Contractor recently began constructing a steel-framed building of over 4,000 square metres at Hraun 5 in Reydarfjördur.

The building will contain a pot workshop, an electrical workshop, a machine shop, a lathe workshop, a store, and a dining room. It will also contain 430 square metres of office space on the second floor. The structure of the building will be made of steel, with locked sandwich units in the roof and sandwich units in the walls. The floors and plinth will be of cast concrete. Structural, wiring, and architectural design are in the hands of the engineering firm VGK-Hönnun, which is also carrying out the divisional planning for the lot. Delivery of the machine shop in the building is scheduled for 1 March 2008, and completion of the rest of the projected is expected on 15 July 2008. The customer is the machine shop Vélsmidja Hjalta Einarssonar in Hafnarfjördur, which will use the new facility for projects related to a service agreement with Alcoa in Reydarfjördur.

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Construction in Keflavík is in full swing
24. June 2021

Construction in Keflavík is in full swing

The design phase in Keflavik which began in the middle of September 2020 has now been completed. The permission to commence is expected within the next few weeks. ÍAV received early permission to carry out the earthworks of the apron to ensure that the concrete paving could commence as early in the summer as possible. ÍAV has dug and removed 120.000 cubic metres of soil and rock and imported 100.000 cubic metres of crushed aggregates since March 9th, 2021.

Sky Lagoon handed over
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Móavegur 2-12, Progress Report

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Project status on Burfell Power Plant expansion.
14. June 2018

Project status on Burfell Power Plant expansion.

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