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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…

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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…

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Pioneering approach to wellbeing helps win 9th RoSPA Gold

11/04/2018

Lanes Group plc has won a RoSPA Gold Health and Safety Award for the ninth year in a row which means it has retained its RoSPA Gold Medal for multiple consecutive awards. The UK’s largest independent drainage specialist could evidence significant health and safety initiatives during 2017, clearly demonstrating the continuous improvement expected by the…

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