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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 broadband infrastructure business highly commends in safety awards

18/10/2021

Broadband civils and fibre specialist Lanes Infrastructure has been highly commended in the national Safety and Health Excellence Awards. The business has taken the runners up spot in the Best Health and Safety in Construction category. The award was won by construction firm Kier. Donya Seyadi, health and safety manager for Lanes Utilities, the wastewater…

Pipe cleaning minimises blockage risks at major hospital

28/09/2021

Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc have been commissioned to clean and survey below-ground foul drainage pipes at one of the UK’s largest and busiest hospitals. They have used a powerful compact electric pipe cleaning machine to remove material from over half a kilometer of pipes that, if left in place, could have caused significant…

Lanes shortlisted for national health and safety awards

28/09/2021

Businesses operated by Lanes Group plc have been shortlisted for two prestigious Safety and Health Excellence Awards. Broadband civils and fibre specialist Lanes Infrastructure has been shortlisted for the Best Health and Safety in Construction Award. Lanes Group Health and Safety Manager Donya Seyadi has reached the shortlist for the Rising Star Award. The Safety…

Lanes Group supports pollution prevention after huge blaze

20/09/2021

Drainage and wastewater specialist Lanes Group has been supporting firefighters and  the Environment Agency as they dealt with the aftermath of a huge industrial blaze. The company deployed jet vac tankers to help prevent contaminated water entering surface water drains and water courses, including a canal that close to the site. The fire broke out…

New Survey: UK’s Drainage Habits Revealed

19/08/2021

As the pandemic has seen a surge in fatbergs and drainage issues, we wanted to investigate how much of the UK’s problems with blocked drains and sewers were down to bad habits and a simple lack of education among the general public.  We’ve conducted a national survey to discover some of the UK’s worst habits…