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A construction company in Hafnarfjörður published the following message in Morgunblaðið’s classified ads section Saturday:

Construction crane accident.

Crane Safety Equipment Tampered With

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.

Mosfellsbær

Privately Run Hospital Planned in Mosfellsbær

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.

Construction.

Contractors Suspected of Human Trafficking

Foreign workers of a contracting firm under investigation for massive tax fraud, sought help at the Embassy of Poland in Reykjavík last Friday after electricity had been cut off from the building in which they resided.

Landspítali National University Hospital

Heated Debate about Hospital Location

Prime Minister Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson’s words Friday regarding a new construction site for Landspítali University Hospital in Garðabær have caused a strong reaction.

Baltasar Kormákur during filming for Everest

Film Studio to Rise in Reykjavík?

Reykjavík City Council yesterday voted to start negotiations with film director Baltasar Kormákur and his production company Rvk Studios regarding a film studio, which could rise in Gufunes, Reykjavík.

Will Crooks in Construction be Nailed?

The Directorate of Internal Revenue (DIR) believes organized tax fraud related to the construction industry amounted to ISK two billion (USD 15.4 million, EUR 13.6 million) last year.