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Lanes launches listen and learn CPD talks for professional services


Lanes Group is launching a series of ‘Listen and Learn’ talks to support the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programmes for professional service providers. The talks are designed to add value to the learning and understanding of professionals, such as architects, surveyors, civil engineers, and service engineers, about drainage repair, rehabilitation and management. They will also…

Lanes completes drainage maintenance at Shetland power station


Lanes Group has completed a three week programme of drainage maintenance at the Shetland Islands’ main power station. The work at Lerwick Power Station, run by Scottish Southern Energy (SSE), included a comprehensive CCTV drainage survey of the site, drainage jetting and pipe patch lining. A team of eight drainage engineers from Lanes Group’s Aberdeen depot travelled by…

Lanes and London Underground line up track drainage “revolution”


Lanes Group is working in partnership with London Underground to test technology that aims to solve one of the most notorious drainage maintenance problems on the Tube network. The company is trialling a vacuumation system called Big Brute on the Metropolitan Line north of Baker Street, which is acknowledged as having the most challenging track drainage system on London…