Commercial News

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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BAM Nuttall renews framework partnership with Lanes Group

23/01/2019

BAM Nuttall has renewed a framework partnership which has seen Lanes Group plc deliver drainage services for scores of projects on behalf of the leading civil engineering contractor. Lanes Group National Business Development Manager Andy Botfield and James Lees, Head of Supply Chain at BAM Nuttall, signed documents to renew the agreement which has already…

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Drainage survey key step for waste-to-energy plant

15/01/2019

A drainage survey carried out by Lanes Group plc has been an essential step towards development of a new waste-to-energy plant. Drainage engineers based at the Lanes Chester depot completed the two weeks of drain and sewer investigations at the site in Northwich, Cheshire. Lanes has been commissioned by demolition specialist Scudder Demolition, part of…

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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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CCTV surveys reveal hidden flood risks

02/01/2019

Specialist drainage services delivered by Lanes Group plc have been deployed to support a major flood protection scheme in Leeds. CCTV drainage surveys carried out by a team from the Lanes Leeds depot along a flood-risk river identified surface water pipes that needed to be fitted with flood valves. Leeds City Council, in partnership with…

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