Steel Recycling Plant Planned in West Iceland

smelter-reydarfj01_ipaA steel recycling plant, GMR endurvinnsla, will be established at Grundartangi in west Iceland. Preparations should finish in August and operations begin early next year. At the plant, excess steel from the aluminum smelters will be cleansed so that it can be reused.

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Today is Labor Day

children-people-laugard_pkToday Iceland celebrates Labor Day, as is celebrated in many countries across Europe. Also referred to as May Day, it has been a national holiday in Iceland since 1966 and is one of the country’s 11 flag days.

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Eisbär kehrt in die Westfjorde zurück

polarbear_hornstrandir2011_coastguard„Ich habe gerade unsere Tür vermessen, ich hoffe, er passt da durch,“ sagte Ester Rut Unnsteinsdóttir, die Leiterin des Arctic Fox Centers in Súðavík in den Westfjorden. Sie vermisst ihre Tür für den ausgestopften Eisbären, der bald im Center ausgestellt werden soll.

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