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Rail culvert clearance proves power of water jetting


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…


Wastewater engineers turn to fire fighting to save coffee shop


Two wastewater engineers from Lanes Group plc have been praised by firefighters after they put out a fire outside coffee shop with their jetting hose. Fire chiefs at Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service said their quick action prevented what would probably have been a serious blaze. Dan Edwards and Andy Heath had been responding to…


Water utility specialist backs investment in wildlife


Lanes Group plc has become an Investor in Wildlife to support the protection of wildlife and wild spaces across London and the Thames Valley. The Investors in Wildlife initiative is organised by 46 charitable wildlife trusts across the UK to encourage businesses and organisations to actively support wildlife conservation. Lanes Utilities, part of Lanes Group…


Lanes receives RoSPA Gold Medal Award


Group Health, Safety, Quality, and Environment Manager Paul McParland, pictured right, received the certificate from RoSPA Trustee Don Lloyd during a ceremony at the Metropole Hotel in Birmingham. Drainage specialist Lanes Group plc has received the company’s RoSPA Gold Medal certificate for 2018. The presentation was made by the Royal Society for the Prevention of…


Metals recycler turns to Lanes for national drainage service


A global leader in metals trading, processing and recycling has selected Lanes Group plc to provide drainage maintenance services across its six UK operating sites. ELG Group, part of the German Haniel Group, specialises in trading and recycling materials for the stainless steel industry, as well as high-performance materials, such as superalloys, titanium, and carbon…