12. March 2010

Tunneling – personal data collection

In the near future, ÍAV in cooperation with Marti Contractor Ltd., are planning to increase their participation in tunnel projects, both here in Iceland as well as internationally. We are hoping to be able to utilize the vast knowledge and experience accumulated over the past years here in Iceland. To achieve this we want to get in contact with persons that might be interested in working with ÍAV in this field in the future.

We are seeking experienced people in tunneling and more specifically:

  • Tunnel rig operators
  • Chargers and blasters
  • Concrete spraying operators
  • Tunneling foremen (Foremen for Tunnel Excavation)
  • Service electricians for tunneling equipment
  • Geologists – Sedimentary mapping
  • Survey specialists - Tunnel surveyors
  • Engineers with tunneling knowledge and management experience


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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
12. May 2021

Sky Lagoon handed over

ÍAV has handed over the Sky Lagoon project to their client Nature Resort ehf. Sky Lagoon was open to the public on May 1, 2021. Sky Lagoon website is

Móavegur 2-12, Progress Report
30. November 2018

Móavegur 2-12, Progress Report

Since contract signing on Feb 16, 2018, a continuous progress is claimed by ÍAV and sub trades on Móavegur 2-12 project site in Reykjavík. The project is to deliver in a turn-key manner a 155-apartment affordable rental-housing complex entailing six 3-4 storey buildings with a shared underground carpark, with anticipated project completion in June of 2020. The Client Bjarg is a non-profit organization formed by two of Iceland’s largest confederations of labour, ASÍ and BSRB.

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

Project status on Burfell Power Plant expansion.

Now about 85% of all construction has been completed on the Burfell power plant expansion. All water chanels have been concluded. The entrance chanel was completed late April and the sewerage chanel was completed in beginning of May.