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Transport chiefs praise digital system helping to protect rail workers from COVID-19

25/01/2021

Transport for London auditors have praised Lanes Group’s Rail Division for a new digital workflow system that is helping keep teams safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. They have described the system as representing “good practice” while giving Lanes Rail a risk-to-service score of zero, the lowest possible risk profile, following an intensive five-day audit. Lanes…

Lanes Rail Team Leader James Gooch with his Team Leaf enabled phone. Helping him and his colleagues carry out maintenance across the London Underground network.

Wet well team supports pumping station maintenance

03/04/2020

A specialist wet well team from Lanes Group plc has supported pump engineers in repairing a sewer pumping station serving one of London’s largest shopping centre. They used their high volume vacuumation and jetting technology to clear debris from the pumping station at Westfield London in White City to allow the repair to be made….

Drainage teams support opening of new airport car park

15/07/2019

Drainage expertise delivered by Lanes Group plc has supported the opening of London Stansted Airport’s first multi-storey car park. Lanes teams provided CCTV drainage survey, water jetting drain cleaning and pipe repair services for the main contractor, BAM Construction. The 2,700 space, six storey car park boosts the number of short-stay car parking spaces available…

Revealed – the hard task of countering a concreteberg

03/05/2019

Wastewater engineers from Lanes Group plc are working with colleagues at Thames Water to keep water flowing around a giant ‘concreteberg’ blocking a sewer in North London. The giant plug of concrete, thought to be up to 100 metres long and weighing up to 105 tonnes, the same as a blue whale or 20 elephants,…

'Concreteberg'