Tag Archives: Iceland

Iceland’s Keflavík Airport to Expand with EUR 50 Million Loan from NIB

(IN BRIEF) Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and Isavia ohf. have signed a 10-year loan agreement worth EUR 50 million to finance the expansion of Keflavík International Airport in Iceland. The project includes the construction of a new East Wing Terminal, … Read the full press release

Icelandic energy company RARIK to replace overhead lines with underground cables using €20m Nordic Investment Bank loan

(IN BRIEF) The Nordic Investment Bank has signed a €20 million loan agreement with Icelandic energy company RARIK to replace overhead electricity lines with underground cables. This will improve security of electricity supply in both rural and urban areas of … Read the full press release

Marel: Curio Filleting Platform expands fish processing capabilities

(PRESS RELEASE) GARDABAER, Iceland, 31-Jan-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Marel (ICE: MAREL), an Iceland based multinational food processing company, has announced that Curio, in which Marel owns a 50% stake, unveiled expanded fish processing capabilities of its dynamic Curio Filleting Platform … Read the full press release

Orkla strengthens position in Iceland with the acquisition of 20% stake in Nói Siríus

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 23-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Orkla ASA acquires 20% of Iceland’s leading chocolate and confectionery manufacturer, Nói-Siríus HF (“Nói Siríus”). Nói Siríus, a market leader in Iceland, is popular for its chocolate brands such as Síríus, Nóa Konfekt, … Read the full press release

Ericsson and Síminn to accelerate transition towards 5G and IoT in Iceland

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 2-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Ericsson and Síminn (Iceland Telecom) team up to accelerate the move towards 5G through a core network and radio access modernization partnership. Síminn will modernize and expand its radio network and continue to … Read the full press release

Anti-rating: No leap of faith here: 15 countries with restrictions on cryptocurrency transactions

Worldcore, an international company that specializes in payment transactions and serves over 300,000 clients in 47 countries, has comprised its own rating of 15 countries where you may encounter problems with cryptocurrency transactions or mining. PRAGUE, 10-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

WEF’s Global Gender Gap Report 2013: Iceland, Finland, Norway and Sweden with the narrowest gender gap in the world

The Global Gender Gap Report 2013 finds 86 out of 133 countries improved their global gender gap between 2012 and 2013, with the area of political participation seeing the greatest progress Iceland has the narrowest gender gap in the world, followed … Read the full press release