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Lanes Utilities among first to achieve ISO 45001

12/10/2018

Lanes Utilities, part of drainage specialist Lanes Group plc, has joined the first cohort of organisations to achieve ISO 450001:2018 accreditation. ISO 450001 is designed to be a significant upgrade of the current OHSAS 18001 standard, setting a global benchmark for continuous improvement in health and safety. New elements in the standard include a clear…

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Utility Week Awards success at the double for Lanes

08/10/2018

Lanes Group plc has been named as a finalist in two categories of the Utility Week Awards 2018. The company, the UK’s largest independent drainage and wastewater maintenance specialist, has been shortlisted for the Health and Safety and for Utility Partner of the Year awards. Andy Brierley, Lanes Group’s Technical Director, said: “It’s absolutely amazing…

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Drainage specialist maintains strong position in Top Track 250

05/10/2018

Lanes Group plc has maintained its strong showing in a list of the UK’s top 250 mid-market private companies. The drainage, utilities, and asset maintenance specialist ranks 128th in the Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250. The league table, published in the Sunday Times on 7th October 2018, identifies the fastest-growing and most successful…

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Lanes Group invests £1m in latest pipe lining technology

04/10/2018

The UK’s largest independent drainage and utility specialist, Lanes Group plc, has invested over £1million in new pipe lining technology. The purchase of three new dual-core ultraviolet light cured-in-place-pipe (CIPP) lining systems significantly adds to the company’s sewer rehabilitation capability. Two of the UV systems will line pipes with diameters from 150mm to 1600mm. The…

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Utility careers in fast lane with Pathway to Success

04/10/2018

Water utility maintenance provider Lanes Group plc has created an innovative career and pay system designed to help retain and recruit skilled people and support operational excellence. Pathway to Success has been introduced across the company’s operational teams delivering wastewater network service (WNS) maintenance services for Thames Water. Lanes believes it is one of the…

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New jobs website promotes careers in the drainage industry

27/09/2018

A new careers website launched by Lanes Group plc aims to encourage the best people to apply for jobs at the national drainage and utility specialist – and promote the drainage industry as a place to work. The new website gives details of jobs available at more than 30 locations across the UK, from Aberdeen…

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Major drainage project reduces M1 flood risks

24/09/2018

A six-month programme of drainage maintenance has been completed on the M1 near London during which more than 150 repairs were made to detective surface water drains. The work, carried out by Lanes Group plc on behalf of main contractor Osborne, was designed to make sure the drains worked effectively, reducing the risk of flash…

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