Technology and Innovation News

Artificial Intelligence helps wastewater specialist guard against injury

11/11/2021

Drainage and wastewater service specialist Lanes Group plc is using an innovative app that learns through artificial intelligence to help protect its employees against manual handling injuries. The app videos colleagues as they carry out tasks and analyses risks associated with their posture, allowing them to change their behaviour to avoid injury. Lanes Utilities, the…

New digitally-enabled CCTV vans will ‘transform’ service

18/10/2021

Drainage and wastewater specialist Lanes Group plc is introducing new CCTV drainage survey vans with advanced digital data processing for faster and more effective reporting of survey data. The next generation vehicles also have improved systems for safer equipment handling and a range of features for improving the welfare of drainage engineers. The first CCTV…

Lanes team endures ‘biblical’ deluge to install liners against the clock

08/06/2021

A sewer lining team from Lanes Group plc has overcome some of the wettest conditions on record to help complete a project in time for construction to begin on a pedestrian bridge. Lanes had been commissioned to install mini liners by water engineering specialist Fastflow Pipeline Services, a subsidiary of United Living Infrastructure Services, working…

Lanes wins major contract to install super-fast broadband

20/01/2021

Lanes Group plc has been awarded construction contracts by CityFibre as part of a £1.5billion investment to roll out full fibre broadband in 27 towns and cities across the UK. The utility and drainage specialist is one of 15 contractors awarded regional contracts to carry out the work that will provide full fibre broadband to…