Power Intensive Industry Consulting & Engineering
Mannvit has played a leading role in the development of the numerous power intensive industry projects in Iceland. Our specialists have handled most of the activities involving the preliminary work, as well as the building and operations consulting related to the power intensive industry in Iceland, especially in the aluminum industry.
Mannvit’s involvement in many of these projects is extensive and spans the full range of consulting services, including environmental impact assessments, environmental research and monitoring, feasibility studies, planning, project management and the design of structures and equipment.
Mannvit continues to play a leading role in the development of power intensive initiatives and is involved in the preliminary work for several forthcoming projects in Iceland. Potential for additional development in broader areas is significant, including data centers, chemicals, silicon and other metallurgical products. The legislative and tax environment for continued industrial development in Iceland is favorable and the company is actively seeking project collaboration and development in a broad range of initiatives in Iceland, Norway and elsewhere.
Large aluminum projects are handled by our subsidiary, HRV Engineering. HRV is a specialized EPCM company with emphasis on aluminum projects. Most recent project is for Norwegian aluminium producer Hydro for a construction of a new potline at its aluminium smelter in Karmøy. The project is based on Hydro's newest reduction technology focusing on minimizing environmental impact of aluminium production and optimizing energy efficiency.
Our clients include; Alcoa, Rio Tinto Alcan, Elkem-Bluestar and Century Aluminum.
Following an international tender process the Bechtel Corporation and Mannvit’s subsidiary HRV Engineering as Bechtel‐HRV were chosen by Alcoa to design and build a 346,000 tpy aluminium smelter in Reydarfjordur, Iceland on an EPC basis. The Design, Construction and Commissioning, followed by various improvement and maintenance projects, of the new aluminium
Alcoa Fjardaál Aluminium Smelter