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Lanes Group invests £1m in latest pipe lining technology

04/10/2018

The UK’s largest independent drainage and utility specialist, Lanes Group plc, has invested over £1million in new pipe lining technology. The purchase of three new dual-core ultraviolet light cured-in-place-pipe (CIPP) lining systems significantly adds to the company’s sewer rehabilitation capability. Two of the UV systems will line pipes with diameters from 150mm to 1600mm. The…

UV light train in pipe SQU

Rail culvert clearance proves power of water jetting

02/08/2018

Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc have demonstrated the power of water jetting when deployed to clear silt, rubble, and boulders from large-diameter railway culverts. A team of drainage operatives from the company’s Manchester depot removed 25 tonnes of material from a 30-metre-long culvert under the Manchester to Wigan railway line at Atherton in just…

before-and-after-rail-culvert

Drone survey approval is a first for Transport for London

30/04/2018

Lanes Rail, part of Lanes Group plc, has become the first contractor to win long-term Transport for London approval to use drones to support the carrying out of asset surveys. Following an intensive 12 month testing and approval process, Lanes Rail can now use a Civil Aviation Authority-approved drone contractor, flying what are officially known…

UAV Drones approved for London usage