Dozens of trees were saved from a construction site at the University of Iceland last weekend.
Apple’s GPS service Apple Maps is leading tourists on a dangerous route through an unfinished tunnel in North Iceland.
Icelandic energy company HS Orka has begun clearing drilling lots by the Eldvörp crater row on the Reykjanes Peninsula.
Authorities in the Bláskógabyggð municipality have rejected a proposal to build a massive luxury hotel and spa complex near Þingvellir National Park.
The number of construction cranes across Iceland is approaching the number counted in 2007, just prior to the banking collapse.
When Diðrik Ísleifsson picked up the phone Friday, the voice on the other end told him the roofing sheets had been taken off his house.
Reykjavík Mayor Dagur B. Eggertsson calls the construction planned in the capital in coming years “without precedent.”
Governor of the Central Bank of Iceland Már Guðmundsson does not like the idea, introduced earlier this week by a construction company, to offer 95 percent loans to home buyers.
An Icelandic construction company is offering ten apartments for sale, where the buyer will only need to provide a five percent down payment.
This year, there are plans to form a development company, whose goal it is to plan a harbor for large ships in Finnafjörður, Northeast Iceland.
A new study shows that in order to construct each square meter of residential housing in Iceland, 35-60 percent more man-hours are needed than in Norway.
The Environment Agency of Iceland (Umhverfisstofnun) opposes plans by Icelandair Hotels to add on to Hótel Reykjahlíð by Mývatn lake.
A Polish contracting firm, which was working on three large projects in Iceland, has left the country.
A construction company in Hafnarfjörður published the following message in Morgunblaðið’s classified ads section Saturday:
Skútustaðahreppur district has halted work on a new Fosshotel at Grímsstaðir, just north of lake Mývatn.
The construction crane which collapsed in downtown Reykjavík yesterday is believed to have been lifting a much heavier load than it was made to lift in the position it was in.
Two teenage girls narrowly escaped as a construction crane collapsed beside them in downtown Reykjavík today.
There are signs that numerous construction workers, who left Iceland for Norway in the wake of the banking collapse in 2008, are returning.
The municipal council of Mosfellsbær agreed this morning to grant the mayor permission to sign a contract with MCPB Ltd. which plans to construct a 30,000m 2 (323,000 ft 2) privately run hospital and hotel in the town.