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Lanes teams “honoured” to help create Glade of Light memorial

06/01/2022

The Lanes Group plc team feels honoured to have contributed to the creation of a memorial to the victims of the Manchester arena bombing, says the company’s Business Development Director, Richard Leigh. The Glade of Light, which has opened in Manchester’s Medieval Quarter, has a “halo” of white marble inscribed with the names of the…

Superheroes put best feet forward for Road Safety Week

15/11/2021

A team of safety, transport and fleet management professionals from Lanes Group plc are dressing up as superheroes for a sponsored walk to mark Road Safety Week. They are sure to impress passersby as they walk the 10 miles from the Lanes utility depot at Iver in Buckinghamshire to the Customer Solution Centre (CSC) at…

Drainage engineers praised for going to aid of crash victims

15/11/2021

Two drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc have been praised for their fast and decisive response after a driver had a heart attack and his car veered into another vehicle. Lee Morgan and Les Gibbs had been working at a house near Sheffield for Amey, on behalf of Yorkshire Water, when they stepped in to…

Artificial Intelligence helps wastewater specialist guard against injury

11/11/2021

Drainage and wastewater service specialist Lanes Group plc is using an innovative app that learns through artificial intelligence to help protect its employees against manual handling injuries. The app videos colleagues as they carry out tasks and analyses risks associated with their posture, allowing them to change their behaviour to avoid injury. Lanes Utilities, the…

Lanes engineers help prepare naval memorial for Remembrance event

11/11/2021

Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc have cleaned surface water gullies around one of the UK’s most important Naval memorials so it is ready for Remembrance Sunday ceremonies. The CWGC Plymouth Naval Memorial, on The Hoe, in the centre of the city, commemorates the 23,184 sailors who lost their lives at sea during World War…

Unblocktober backs European experts in the fight against FOG

26/10/2021

More than 150 industry experts have gathered to review progress in the fight against fats, oils and grease in sewers at the third European FOG Summit, sponsored by Unblocktober. The event at the Brighton Hilton Metropole, co-hosted by British Water, Southern Water and software specialist SwiftComply, heard how FOG should be considered a resource not…