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Lanes supports build for new Starbucks at ASDA supermarket

28/06/2021

Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc have carried out a CCTV drainage survey to support the construction of a new Starbucks store at an ASDA supermarket. The national drainage and water utility specialist carried out the survey for AKN Build, which is building the new drive-through store in Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, on behalf of EG…

Smart digital integration supports M5 drainage survey programme

25/06/2021

Drainage and wastewater specialist Lanes Group plc is using smart integration of data systems of support easier and faster delivery of a drainage survey programme along the M5. Lanes has been commissioned by R&W Civil Engineering, working for Highways England, to survey the drainage system along the 10km stretch of the M5 between Junctions 19…

High-tech camera survey supports heritage railway plans

22/06/2021

Drainage engineers have helped volunteers with their ambitious plans to fully reopen a 170-year-old railway line by carrying out a survey of a large culvert that gave them a very pleasant surprise. The drainage investigation team from Lanes Group plc used a robotic camera to obtain HD-quality video footage at every point along the perfectly…

Lanes Group achieves Gold in 2021 RoSPA Awards

16/06/2021

Drainage and wastewater specialist Lanes Group has achieved a Gold Award in the RoSPA Awards, the UK’s most prestigious accolades for occupational health, safety and wellbeing. Gold is the highest possible achievement in the awards, organised by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents. This year, judges asked applicants to give detailed information about…

Lanes Group achieves global health and safety standard

08/06/2021

National drainage and wastewater specialist Lanes Group plc has achieved ISO 45001, the world’s first global ISO standard for occupational health and safety. The achievement means the company has successfully transitioned from the OHSAS 18001 standard. Lanes achieved ISO 45001:2018 during the COVID-19 lockdown which required the business to undergo 11 online audits, comprising of…

Lanes team endures ‘biblical’ deluge to install liners against the clock

08/06/2021

A sewer lining team from Lanes Group plc has overcome some of the wettest conditions on record to help complete a project in time for construction to begin on a pedestrian bridge. Lanes had been commissioned to install mini liners by water engineering specialist Fastflow Pipeline Services, a subsidiary of United Living Infrastructure Services, working…

England’s Greenest Cities and Boroughs Revealed

03/06/2021

As we approach World Environment Day on the 5th of June, we wanted to explore some of the areas in England that are the most and least sustainable. By analysing data and considering factors such as energy efficiency and usage, green infrastructure and waste levels, we were able to compile figures from every single borough…

Lanes Group wins Procurement Skills Accord hat-trick

25/05/2021

Water utilities and drainage specialist has been held up as an exemplar as it has won a Procurement Skills Accord. It is the third year in a row that Lanes has achieved the training and skills development accolade, presented by the Energy & Utilities Skills Partnership. The company was one of 14 tier one utility…