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News Iceland » Government: Iceland Airport Will Get a $1 Billion Upgrade to Cope With Tourism Boom

News channel or source: https://skift.com/2018/01/15/iceland-airport-will-get-a-1-billion-upgrade-to-cope-with-tourism-boom/
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

Building cranes are now one of the main features of the landscape. Total public investment has not been greater since at least 2004, according to Statistics Iceland. Government investment increased 30 percent in past three quarters from a year earlier and ...

News Iceland » Government: Government office block goes on market for £1.7m

News channel or source: https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/northern-ireland/government-office-block-goes-on-market-for-17m-36517007.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

A three-storey government office building in Ballymena ... advised a US-based consortium over the club's takeover. Five Iceland shops were among more than £340m worth of commercial property deals in Northern Ireland last year. By using this website ...

News Iceland » Government: Iceland salmon farmer applies for huge expansion, eyes sterility tech

News channel or source: https://www.undercurrentnews.com/2018/01/19/iceland-salmon-farmer-applies-for-10000t-expansion-eyes-sterility-tech/
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

Gislason told Undercurrent that since the summer of 2017 an understanding has been reached between farmers, the government and angling representatives (who make up a strong voice within the anti-aquaculture lobby). Iceland's Marine Research Institute (IMR ...

News Iceland » Government: Booming Iceland Has Airport Spending $1 Billion on Capacity

News channel or source: https://www.bloombergquint.com/onweb/2018/01/15/booming-iceland-has-airport-spending-1-billion-on-capacity
Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

Building cranes are now one of the main features of the landscape. Total public investment has not been greater since at least 2004, according to Statistics Iceland. Government investment increased 30 percent in past three quarters from a year earlier and ...

News Iceland » Government: Will Iceland’s New Law Close the Gender Pay Gap?

News channel or source: https://www.payscale.com/career-news/2018/01/iceland-legislates-equal-pay
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

The new law makes it illegal to pay women less than men in Iceland, placing the onus on employers to pay equally. Companies and government agencies that employ 25 people or more now have to prove their equal pay policies are fair and obtain government ...

News Iceland » Government: Iceland to scrap own-label plastic packaging within 5 years

News channel or source: https://inews.co.uk/news/environment/iceland-scrap-label-plastic-packaging-within-5-years/
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

This is a time for collaboration,” he added. Iceland’s announcement comes less than a week after the government pledged to eliminate all “avoidable” plastic waste within 25 years – a goal that was welcomed but also criticised for being too far ...

News Iceland » Government: How to enforce gender equality? Iceland tests the waters

News channel or source: https://www.csmonitor.com/World/Europe/2018/0110/How-to-enforce-gender-equality-Iceland-tests-the-waters
Publication date: Saturday 13 January 2018

The law, which went into effect for the biggest employers in Iceland on January 1st, will be monitored by the government’s Center for Gender Equality, and if a company fails to comply it will face hefty daily fines. When the certification was conceived ...

News Iceland » Government: In its own ‘war on plastic’, the UK government is a deserter

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/in-its-own-e2-80-98war-on-plastic-e2-80-99-the-uk-government-is-a-deserter/ar-AAv0eDO
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

While the war may last well beyond next Christmas, Iceland has pledged victory over plastic packaging within five years – 20 years ahead of Theresa May’s deadline. This is, of course, good news, because the government’s war wasn’t looking likely to ...

News Iceland » Government: Iceland supermarket promises to go ‘plastic free’ by 2023

News channel or source: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/905445/Plastic-pollution-Iceland-supermarket-plastic-free-packaging
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

Last week, Prime Minister Theresa May pledged to eliminate all avoidable plastic waste within 25 years as part of the Government's environmental strategy, with calls for supermarkets to introduce "plastic-free" aisles. A survey for Iceland revealed ...

News Iceland » Government: Going plastic free: Retailer Iceland makes major move to tackle ocean pollution

News channel or source: http://www.foodingredientsfirst.com/news/iceland-goes-plastic-free-in-a-bid-to-tackle-ocean-pollution.html
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

Iceland managing director, Richard Walker ... Prime Minister Theresa May pledged to eliminate all avoidable plastic waste within 25 years as part of the Government's environmental strategy, with calls for supermarkets to introduce “plastic-free ...