Zoom in to effective warehouse drainage maintenance


A planned and preventative maintenance (PPM) programme backed by clear asset condition data is essential to ensure large area drainage systems like those on logistics parks remain in good working order. Monitoring the condition of pipes over time is a key step, something most commonly done by commissioning CCTV drainage surveys. A range of specialist…

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Lanes Utilities passes external audits with flying colours


Lanes Utilities has demonstrated its dedication to business systems excellence by passing two rigorous external audits with flying colours. It has passed renewal audits for OHSAS 18001 and BSI 22301 Business Continuity Plan standards. In both cases, the audit reports reflected high standards set in maintaining the required management systems. Lanes Utilities, part of Lanes…

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Remote drainage repairs reduce impact on 24/7 operations


Many logistics sites are continuous operations, remaining open and operational around the clock. This presents headaches when planning maintenance work. When it comes to drainage systems, with pipes running under aprons that give access to loading bays, this is of particular concern. Ideally, pipe repairs should be carried out remotely, while not digging and replacing…

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Lanes wins double recognition in Construction News Awards


Lanes Group has been named as a finalist in two categories in the prestigious Construction News Awards 2017. The company has been shortlisted for the Specialist Contractor Award, while its utilities division has been shortlisted for the Health and Safety Excellence Award. Lanes Group, the UK’s largest independent drainage specialist, could point to rapid growth…


Water jetting root cutting keeps highway drains clear


Highway chiefs in North Yorkshire County Council has commissioned Lanes Group to use its water jetting technology and expertise to help keep their roads open and flood-free. The Lanes depot in Middlesbrough has been working for highway construction and maintenance company Ringway, who operate the roads on behalf of North Yorkshire County Council, to clear…