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Scrap dealer secures 580-tonne Channel Tunnel drill on internet

By Greg PitcherAfter a high-profile eBay bidding war that saw prices soar to £10 million, a huge and historically significant drill has been sold to a scrap dealer.Reclamet managing director Tony Wilkinson bought the last Channel Tunnel Boring Machine left in Britain in the hope of profiting from the high value of steel.Eurotunnel put the redundant 580-tonne B6 (pictured) up for sale on the internet to raise money for charity, hoping for interest from ...