Mannvit added electric vehicles to their fleet and signed a contract for the planting of trees offsetting the remaining petrol cars not yet replaced in the fleet.
ISK 350,000 was donated to the Society for Assistance to Mothers in Kópavogur in lieu of the traditional Christmas cards to customers.
The sustainability of the geothermal power station was assessed on the basis of a new assessment protocol developed in co-operation with power companies under the supervision of Mannvit.
The execution of a sustainability policy, challenges and the experiences of domestic and foreign experts were the topics discussed at Mannvit’s breakfast meeting on the implementation of a sustainability policy in companies.
The Corporate Governance Research Centre has awarded Mannvit for excellence in corporate governance for 6 years in a row.
Mannvit handles engineering consultancy services for the station, which will be a milestone in environmental efforts when household waste will cease to be buried in landfills.
Construction for the Marriott Edition hotel commenced when Ístak began casting the foundation for the building.
HRV, which is owned by Mannvit and Verkís, had a comprehensive agreement with Hydro for the design, procurement and management of part of the project.
The company wants to play its part in increasing the sustainability of Icelandic society and sends an annual progress report to Global Compact.
Svend Hardenberg, Mannvit’s Managing Director in Greenland, gave a speech on the effects of the hydropower plant in Ilulissat, Greenland on the community.
Specialists at Landspitali University Hospital explained the health effects of mould, and an architect and an engineer gave talks on measures to combat moisture problems.
Mannvit’s challenge was to build a bridge from 1 kg of spaghetti and bridge a 50 cm gap. The FB team built the strongest bridge, which could withstand 1.8 kg, while MH won the overall competition.
Mannvit played a big part in preparations, designing and building of Landsvirkjun’s 90 MW geothermal power plant.
The tunnel that is 7,9 km long is a vast improvement for the commuters in East Iceland. It shortens the distance between Eskifjordur and Neskaupsstadur by 4 km. Mannvit worked closely with Vegagerdin (Icelandic Road Administration) on the tunnel drilling, supports, HVAC and roads inside and outside the tunnels.
The Federation of Trade and Services and Mannvit held a meeting in Grand Hotel on the effects of mould in houses and the legal status of property owners.
Mannvit undertakes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and minimize negative environmental impact through focused measures in line with the company’s objectives and the United Nations Global Compact initiative.