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United Silicon, Helguvík.

Silicon Plant Furnace Working Again

The furnace at United Silicon’s plant in Helguvík, Southwest Iceland was started up again Saturday night, following the repair of a raw material conveyor belt.

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Þvottárskriður mountain.

Environmental Volunteer Work

Q: I’m trying to find volunteer opportunities for a group of high school students that will be working on a community service project in Iceland in April 2017.

Street Art in Reykjavík

Q: Whilst in Reykjavik I was amazed by the street art and took quite a few photographs. Is the law on street art/graffiti in public places as liberal as it seems?

Seed of the Enada gigas.

Stone Carried by Midwives

Q: When we visited Hveragerði, a local rock collector told us about a stone found in Iceland that was traditionally carried by midwives and given to pregnant women in the olden day

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Animals

Face to Face with Sheep Placenta

Five students at Reykjavík University are planning to put on the market a facial cream including an active ingredient made from the placenta of Icelandic sheep.

pollution

United Silicon, Helguvík.

Silicon Plant Furnace Working Again

The furnace at United Silicon’s plant in Helguvík, Southwest Iceland was started up again Saturday night, following the repair of a raw material conveyor belt.

Culture

Carlo Petrini

Slow Food Founder Coming to Iceland

Carlo Petrini, president and co-founder of the global grassroots organization Slow Food, will be visiting Iceland next week and giving a lecture at at the University of Iceland on Tuesday.

weather

electricity

Power Outage in Large Part of Iceland

A power outage affected an area from Kirkjubæjarklaustur in South Iceland and eastwards to Vopnafjörður in Northeast Iceland for about two hours this morning.

Environment

United Silicon, Helguvík.

Silicon Plant Furnace Working Again

The furnace at United Silicon’s plant in Helguvík, Southwest Iceland was started up again Saturday night, following the repair of a raw material conveyor belt.

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