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Lanes Utilities among first to achieve ISO 45001

12/10/2018

Lanes Utilities, part of drainage specialist Lanes Group plc, has joined the first cohort of organisations to achieve ISO 450001:2018 accreditation. ISO 450001 is designed to be a significant upgrade of the current OHSAS 18001 standard, setting a global benchmark for continuous improvement in health and safety. New elements in the standard include a clear…

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Utility Week Awards success at the double for Lanes

08/10/2018

Lanes Group plc has been named as a finalist in two categories of the Utility Week Awards 2018. The company, the UK’s largest independent drainage and wastewater maintenance specialist, has been shortlisted for the Health and Safety and for Utility Partner of the Year awards. Andy Brierley, Lanes Group’s Technical Director, said: “It’s absolutely amazing…

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Drainage specialist maintains strong position in Top Track 250

05/10/2018

Lanes Group plc has maintained its strong showing in a list of the UK’s top 250 mid-market private companies. The drainage, utilities, and asset maintenance specialist ranks 128th in the Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250. The league table, published in the Sunday Times on 7th October 2018, identifies the fastest-growing and most successful…

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New jobs website promotes careers in the drainage industry

27/09/2018

A new careers website launched by Lanes Group plc aims to encourage the best people to apply for jobs at the national drainage and utility specialist – and promote the drainage industry as a place to work. The new website gives details of jobs available at more than 30 locations across the UK, from Aberdeen…

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How using eco-friendly feminine hygiene products can help you fight plastic pollution

14/09/2018

As part of our ongoing ‘Sinner or Binner’ campaign, we’ve talked extensively about how the improper disposal of tampons and sanitary towels is one of the biggest causes of troublesome drain blockages. The reason for this is that many of these products contain hidden plastics that aren’t immediately noticeable or recognisable, but nevertheless prevent the…

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Drainage teams work to restore spa town’s global fame

13/09/2018

Drainage teams from Lanes Group plc are helping a main contractor realise a plan that aims to restore Buxton in Derbyshire as the UK’s leading spa town. It is delivering drain survey and cleaning services as part of a multi-million-pound plan to redevelop and restore The Crescent, a Grade 1 Listed Georgian building in the…

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How we’re changing people’s toilet waste disposal habits

30/08/2018

Lanes Group is on a mission to educate people across the UK about the damage caused when hidden plastics found in household products such as wet wipes, sanitary towels, tampons, nappies and much more, are flushed down the toilet. As you may have already read, we have been raising awareness of hidden plastics and explaining…