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As lockdown restrictions ease and we start to consider travelling again, the future of cross-Channel operator Eurostar remains uncertain.
Eurostar is seeking financial support from the UK Government, citing higher access charges here as a reason.
The French Government has pledged to provide support for the operator, while £200 million has been provided by one of its shareholders, Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec (CDPQ) and Hermes Infrastructure.
Registered in the UK and supporting 3,000 jobs either with the business or in the supply chain, the company is, however, 55% owned by SNCF (French state rail), 40% by CDPQ/Hermes and 5% by SNCB (Belgian state railways).
So: Should the UK Government provide financial assistance to Eurostar?

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Senior Geotechnical Engineer - Rail - Nigeria

  • Job added:   10 December 2019
  • Location:   Nigeria
  • Job Type:   Permanent
  • Reference:   211353808
  • Company:   CV-Library
Our Client is a leading European Civil Engineering consultancy with operations throughout the World who provide the full range of engineering, architectural, planning and management consultancy services.
They are acting as Client Consultants on a major new railway project in Nigeria (will link South West Nigeria to the North, circa 700km).
As the Senior Geotechnical Engineer you will:
-Undertake geological, geomorphological, geotechnical and hydrogeological surveying and mapping;
-Drafting of stratigraphic logs and geological/geotechnical reports;
-Study of landslides, excavation fronts in soil and rock;
-Data interpretation to obtain geotechnical parameters and models;
The ideal candidate will have at least 10 years’ Geotechnical Engineering experience on civil/rail projects and have extensive experience in planning and control of geotechnical investigations and laboratory tests.
You will have excellent communication skills and be fluent in English reading and writing.
Previous experience of working in Nigeria and/or Africa is a distinct advantage.
On offer is a tax free salary + benefits which includes accommodation, flights, and insurances.
This is a fantastic opportunity to work on a high profile rail project in exciting location.
To register your interest please apply online or contact George at ICDS

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