New prime mover

New prime mover

On the 20th of January 2017 ÍSTAK received a new prime mover truck from the dealership Askja. The new prime mover is a MB Actros 2663. The prime mover is designed for heavy loads and specially equipped for that. On the photo you can see when Eiríkur Þór Eiríksson handed the keys to Birgir Smárason, who […]

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New Office building for Airport Associates

New Office building for Airport Associates

ÍSTAK is constructing a new 2,600 square meter office buildings for the air service company Airport Associates. Airport Associates handles all services of passenger and cargo aircraft at Keflavik Airport in Iceland. Such as loading of aircraft and other services on the apron, passenger check-in and groundwork. The new building is located at Keflavik Airport. […]

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ÍSTAK increases its fleet

ÍSTAK increases its fleet

ÍSTAK recently bought two 2653 Mercedes Bens Arocs tow trucks and three Meiller MHPS trailers from the car dealership Askja. These will be used in near future for the construction of Keflavik Airport. Both for the project of enlargement of aprons and buildings associated with construction at the Airport. The car dealership Brimborg also delivered a Volvo […]

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A new building for its 40th anniversary

A new building for its 40th anniversary

In 2017, SÁÁ – The National Center of Addiction Medicine, will celebrate its 40th anniverary. Opening of the new treatment center will be the highpoint of the anniversary year. ÍSTAK is responsible for the construction of this new and perfect treatment center for SÁÁ. The building is in their country at Vík in Kjalarnes. ÍSTAK […]

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Greenlandic students in internships at ÍSTAK

Greenlandic students in internships at ÍSTAK

In early October, two students from Greenland started their 6 month internship at ÍSTAK. The students study at the Greenland School of Minerals & Petroleum. Usually they would undergo their internships in Greenland at a mining or construction company but this year that was impossible. Jørgen Petersen, 25 from Narsaq, and Jan Olsen, 26 from Nanortalik, […]

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Family festival at ÍSTAK

Family festival at ÍSTAK

On the Saturday , 21st of  May, ÍSTAK held a family festival  at the company’s headquarters in Mosfellsbæ . The festival was very well attended and everyone had a blast Orienteering, puzzles, playground equipment, sponge throwing , climbing tower, bounchy castles and family skiing were among the entertainments that families participated in. Aircraft from the […]

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New Excavators increases ÍSTAK’s Productivity

New Excavators increases ÍSTAK’s Productivity

ÍSTAK recently bought three new excavators. These are: Volvo EC380EL (38-39t) crawler excavator, Volvo EW160E (17-18t) wheel excavator and Volvo ECR25D mini excavator. This acquisition updated ÍSTAK’s grave fleet as four older machines were sold last year. ÍSTAK bought the excavators from the dealer Brimborg and they were assembled according to ÍSTAK’s whishes. Therefore they […]

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Nuuk’s Port Expanded

Nuuk’s Port Expanded

ÍSTAK and Per Aarsleff are the prime contractors for the project: Nuuk’s Port Expanded. The harbor construction in Nuuk will double the port area and create a new container terminal that will be ready by the end of the year. The new port will be on  two islands, which will be tied together with landfilling. […]

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ÍSTAK buys an electric car

ÍSTAK buys an electric car

ÍSTAK has bought an electric car – Volkswagen E-Golf. The car possesses all the modern car amenities but is additionally environmentally friendly. “We started with one electric car to see how it suits our business and we are very pleased with the outcome. The car is compact and easy to drive, and holds enough electricity […]

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