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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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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…

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Drainage surveys pave way for major road upgrade

03/08/2018

CCTV surveys of highway drains along one of the busiest stretches of road in the North East of England have helped pave the way for a major improvement project. Highways England has earmarked up to £128m to upgrade the A19 between Norton and Wynyard in the Tees Valley to reduce congestion, noise pollution, and to…

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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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