CIPP News

Highway drain lining drives up safety and puts brake on costs

14/01/2019

Drain lining technology from Lanes Group plc is being used to rehabilitate highway drains while helping hard-pressed maintenance budgets stretch further. Highway chiefs are switching from excavating and replacing defective drains to lining them because the no-dig approach is proving safer and less costly. Effective maintenance of roadside drainage is a key priority for highway…

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Large-diameter pipe lining leads way to wildlife revival

01/11/2018

Drainage specialist Lanes Group plc has used fold-and-install large-diameter lining technology to rehabilitate a pipe that that will play a crucial role in creating Europe’s largest man-made nature reserve. It has deployed a pillow packer to install a series of point repairs inside a 1220mm-diameter inlet pipe supplying water to an area of land being…

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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…

Major drainage project reduces M1 flood risks

24/09/2018

A six-month programme of drainage maintenance has been completed on the M1 near London during which more than 150 repairs were made to detective surface water drains. The work, carried out by Lanes Group plc on behalf of main contractor Osborne, was designed to make sure the drains worked effectively, reducing the risk of flash…

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Keyhole pipe surgery restores hospital drainage system

14/08/2018

Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc have carried out a programme of no-dig drain repairs at a primary care hospital in North Yorkshire, restoring the system to good health. In a process akin to keyhole surgery on the human body, they inserted 52 ‘patch liners’ in underground pipes at East Cleveland Primary Care Hospital in…

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