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Wastewater engineers tackle whale-sized ‘concreteberg’

18/04/2019

Wastewater engineers from Lanes Group plc are supporting Thames Water in the removal of a ‘concreteberg’ as heavy as a blue whale plugging three London sewers. The giant mass of solidified cement and ballast, thought to be at least 100 metres long and weighing 105 tonnes, has been discovered at the junction of Gosling Street…

'Concreteberg'

Decade of drainage safety success wins President’s Medal

26/03/2019

Drainage and asset maintenance specialist Lanes Group plc has achieved the RoSPA President’s Medal for health and safety after winning 10 Gold Awards in a row. The accolade marks a 10-year milestone for Lanes in consistently achieving the highest standard in the RoSPA Awards, the longest-running industry awards scheme in the UK. Lanes Managing Director…

2019 President's Award

Zero to 80 in 8 seconds – Frankie is racing to success

21/03/2019

Drag racer Frankie Taylor has rapidly proved she has a talent for going very fast on four wheels – and she is just 14-years-old. After her first season in the sport she was named Most Promising Newcomer in the Luas Oil Junior Dragster Class at Santa Pod Raceway. Dad Joe, Planning Operations Manager at drainage…

Frankie Taylor Banshee Racing SQU

Fatbergs: The data behind the growing phenomenon

11/03/2019

Have you ever heard of a fatberg? Keep an eye on the news over the coming months and the chances are you will. Utilities companies and drainage firms are coming across mammoth fatbergs on an increasingly regular basis and they are posing a huge problem to our waterways and marine life. Here, we take a…

Transport fleet accreditation success boosts road safety

21/02/2019

Lanes Group plc has passed five rigorous audits to retain national accreditation for transport fleet management and safe driving standards. The drainage specialist has achieved, through re-auditing, the Bronze accreditation for its UK transport fleet under the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS). FORS is used by companies operating across the UK to benchmark standards in…

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