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New UV lining technology just the ticket for rail culvert renewal

19/07/2019

A drainage rehabilitation team from Lanes Group plc has used the latest ultraviolet lining technology to strengthen a culvert under a railway line in Oxfordshire. They deployed a recently acquired ultraviolet (UV) lining system to line a 22m-long 770mm-diameter brick culvert under the Oxford-to-Hereford Cotswold Line near Chipping Norton. The 14mm-thick liner is designed to…

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Drainage teams support opening of new airport car park

15/07/2019

Drainage expertise delivered by Lanes Group plc has supported the opening of London Stansted Airport’s first multi-storey car park. Lanes teams provided CCTV drainage survey, water jetting drain cleaning and pipe repair services for the main contractor, BAM Construction. The 2,700 space, six storey car park boosts the number of short-stay car parking spaces available…

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Oar-some raft race raises thousands for Water Aid

15/07/2019

Paddlers from Lanes took to the water as 40 rafts made a splash for a campaign to provide clean water and toilets in two African towns. Hundreds of people took part in Thames Water’s annual charity raft race on the River Thames in Reading, Berkshire. The water company is seeking to raise £2million for Water…

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Toby named national health and safety rising star

12/07/2019

Health, safety and wellbeing trainee Toby Cook has won a national award that identifies the top health and safety professionals of the future. Toby, who is part of the Lanes Group plc team delivering the wastewater network service maintenance contract for Thames Water, has won the SHP Rising Star Utility Award. Judges praised the way…

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Hazardous waste removed in site clean-up project

10/07/2019

Water jetting and vacuumation carried out by Lanes Group plc operatives has cleared a large area of an engineering storage site of waste after drainage channels became blocked. The industrial cleaning project was completed in less than a day, with an estimated five tonnes of waste and water taken away for safe disposal at an…

Industrial Site Clean before after Lanes Aberdeen

Lanes achieves ISO hat-trick with business audit success

10/07/2019

Drainage and water utility specialist Lanes Group plc has retained its certification for international business standards related to quality, environmental control and health and safety. The company has successfully completed a series of rigorous audits for ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001. The ISO standards cover all services delivered by Lanes’ 24 depots. They…

ISO Success

Mountain night hike aims to raise thousands for charity

10/07/2019

A team of 22 Lanes Group plc colleagues have completed a night hike up the highest mountain in England and Wales to raise money for company charities. The night owl mountaineers reached the summit of Snowdon in North Wales in time to see the sun rise after a four-hour climb. They hope to raise a…

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