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Lanes Group wins Construction News Award double

17/07/2017

Lanes Group plc has won two prestigious Construction News Awards. The UK’s largest independent drainage specialist has won the Specialist Contractor of the Year (Turnover over £100m) and Health and Safety Excellence awards. The announcement was made at the annual awards ceremony at the Grosvenor House Hotel, in London, on Thursday 13th July 2017. The…

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New abstraction app a “game changer” for water industry

28/06/2017

Lanes Utilities Regional Managers Casey May, left, and Craig May, who have led the development project for the new water abstraction app. Lanes Utilities has developed an app that promises to revolutionise the way water abstraction is carried out by wastewater companies. The app pinpoints 130,000 abstraction points across the Thames Water region and key…

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Lanes launches listen and learn CPD talks for professional services

27/05/2016

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…

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Lanes completes drainage maintenance at Shetland power station

14/06/2015

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”

14/06/2015

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…

Lanes laser power delivers world’s most advanced pipe profiling

20/03/2015

Lanes Group’s drainage team in Leeds is using laser power to provide clients with the world’s most advanced pipe profiling service. Its engineers have been trained to use the ClearLine Profiler which generates millimetre accurate data about the size, shape, capacity and condition of drainage pipelines. Laser drainage profiling is a service Lanes Group can…

Lanes drainage know-how helps curb major road hazard

20/03/2015

Lanes Group drainage expertise is helping prepare for road safety improvements at a junction where accidents have resulted in two fatalities. The company’s engineers have carried out a full highways drainage survey at an intersection on the A1306 in Havering, East London. Havering Borough Council commissioned the Lanes London depot at Rainham to do the…