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12May94 UK: SPECIAL REPORT - CHANNEL TUNNEL - BAD RELATIONS.

With construction proper under way, so relations between client Eurotunnel and contractor Transmanche Link started to worsen.Eurotunnel chief executive Pierre Durand-Rival launched a stinging attack on the contractors.Progress picked up, only for the UK tunnelling machines to be brought to a wet halt just off the Kent coast.The bitter rows were to be one of the dominant themes of the years ahead.The tunnelling problems were overcome, much to the delight of Eurotunnel's top tunneller ...

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