Utilities News

Wellbeing week sparks demand for fun get-fit workouts

09/11/2017

A wellbeing week held by Lanes Utilities has sparked such great interest that daily fitness sessions are being organised for staff. Up to 60 people a day attended circuit training sessions during the Wellbeing Week held for colleagues working at the Customer Solutions Centre (CSC) in Slough, Berkshire. Healthy food workshops were also laid on…

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New utility vehicle app transforms fleet management

06/10/2017

A new app being used by drivers to carry out and digitally record daily vehicle safety checks has transformed the effectiveness of Lanes Utilities’ wastewater fleet management. The Vehicle Check-Out app allows drivers to complete the mandatory checks quickly and effectively, and report defects in a way that is fully compliant with latest vehicle inspection…

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Lanes Group leaps up Top Track 250

02/10/2017

Lanes Group plc has jumped nearly one hundred places up a list of the UK’s top 250 mid-market private companies. The drainage and asset maintenance specialist ranks 121st in the Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250, up from 218 last year. The league table, published in the Sunday Times on 1st October 2017, identifies…

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Global interest makes “Fatty McFatberg” a new London tourist attraction

25/09/2017

The photos above show the Lanes Utilities team working on the monster fatberg found in Whitechapel, London. Dubbed “Fatty McFatberg” by the public beating “Fat the Ripper” in a poll taken on twitter by the public.   A “monster” fatberg being removed by Lanes Utilities waste water engineers in partnership with Thames Water has become one…

Lanes Utilities working hard to remove the Whitechapel Fatberg

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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