Commercial News

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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Fast response clears road tunnel drainage pumps

26/11/2018

Picture by Nilafion. Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc have been praised for their fast response to help clear water pumps supporting the drainage system of a major road tunnel. Highways England called for assistance from the team at Lanes Plymouth to vacuum water from a sump containing drainage pumps at the Saltash Tunnel. The…