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Education & Employment news & information for Cantabria region/province

American engineer honoured
Education/Work Thu, Nov 13, 2003

American engineer honoured

The prestigious American road engineer, Raymond Krizek, was awarded an honorary doctorate from Cantabria Universtity today by University Rector, Federico Gutiérrez Solana. Krizek is Professor of the Northwestern...

Education/Work Mon, Jan 19, 2004

Unemployed women put on cleaning course

Forty unemployed women in Santander will be participating in an industrial cleaning course starting today. They will be trained in the theory of civil and industrial cleaning, and will be given practical experience in...

Marchers protest against Cantabria factory closure
Education/Work Tue, Feb 10, 2004

Marchers protest against Cantabria factory closure

Around three thousand people staged a half hour demonstration on Saturday against the planned closure of the Trefilerías Quijano factory in the village of Los Corrales de Buelna, and the consequent loss of 247 jobs....

Strikers cut train lines and attack two suspected agents
Education/Work Fri, Feb 27, 2004

Strikers cut train lines and attack two suspected agents

Workers from the Trefilerías Quijano factory blocked the train line into Los Corrales de Buelna station on Wednesday and roughed up two suspected government agents who were caught filming the incident on a video camera...

Trefilerías Quijano protesters block N-611
Education/Work Thu, Mar 4, 2004

Trefilerías Quijano protesters block N-611

Around 300 demonstrators, the majority of whom were strikers at the Trefilerías Quijano factory, blocked both lanes of the N-611 (Santander-Palencia) for an hour yesterday at the Somahoz exit, which meant that traffic...

Thousands take to the streets to support Celsa workers
Education/Work Sun, Mar 7, 2004

Thousands take to the streets to support Celsa workers

Thousands of people took to the streets of Santander on Friday evening, and the village of Buelna came to a complete standstill, in support of the 247 workers at Celsa´s Trefilerías Quijano factory who will lose their...

Striking Trefilerías workers block railway
Education/Work Wed, Mar 10, 2004

Striking Trefilerías workers block railway

Striking workers from the Trefilerías Quijano factory blocked train lines in and out of the Los Corrales de Buelna station yesterday morning, holding up the Santander-Madrid-Alicante Talgo, which should have left at 8...

Education/Work Sat, Mar 27, 2004

Cantabria government to take action over Trefilerías...

The regional government of Cantabria has promised to "continue to take action," with respect to Celsa plans to close down the Trefilerías Quijano. However, they are awaiting a ruling on the issue from the...

Vargas Llosa to open Menéndez Pelayo University summer school
Education/Work Fri, Apr 16, 2004

Vargas Llosa to open Menéndez Pelayo University summer...

The author Mario Vargas Llosa will give the inaugural lecture in this year´s summer school organised by the Menéndez Pelayo International University (UIMP). Around 8,000 students are expected to take part according to...

Education/Work Fri, Apr 23, 2004

Construction companies attend industrial accident...

A hundred companies from the construction sector took part in a Technical Workshop on prevention of work place accidents yesterday in the Chiqui Hotel in Santander. The objective of the seminar is to make construction...

Education/Work Thu, Apr 29, 2004

Cantabria University holds Celtic economic conference

A conference entitled "The economy of the Celts in the region of Cantabria" was held yesterday in the Philospohy and Arts Faculty of Cantabria University. The conference, which was held in the faculty´s Sala de...

Education/Work Wed, May 5, 2004

Sala Breton stages adaptation of `Fuenteovejuna´ for...

An adaptation of Lope de Vega´s "Fuenteovejuna" was staged earlier today in Astillero Town Hall´s Sala Bretón. The performance, which is part of an educational programme for local schoolchildren being...

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