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Don’t let fat put a drain on Christmas

06/12/2008

Tipping left over fat and grease from the Christmas turkey down the kitchen sink could cause some unwelcome woes this holiday, and the Consumer Council for Water is calling for consumers to think twice before dumping fat, oil or grease down the drain. It is all too easy to simply rinse the fat and oil…

Lanes newcomer wins top industry award

28/11/2008

Lanes Assistance Services (LAS), part of the Lanes Group plc, may be one of the newest names on the block, but it has netted a top award in the insurance industry ‘oscars’. Set up in July 2006, LAS has already established itself as a leading provider of network management for insurance companies in just two…

Lanes reaches final of H&S Awards

21/11/2008

Lanes for Drains reached the finals of the Society of British Water and Wastewater Industries’ (SBWWI) health and safety awards, thanks to an impeccable track record — and an innovative safety management system. The Lanes Group has over 800 employees and operates from 20 depots across the country. That’s a substantial workforce to train and…

More reline firsts for Lanes

01/11/2008

Lanes for Drains notched up a double industry first by relining the foul water main suspended beneath the Conwy road bridge in North Wales. The sewer, which serves the historic castle town, was a pressurised pumped sewage main — a type which has not been relined before. And, to add to the challenge, the 300mm…

Lanes helps Jak Cornthwaite sail to success

06/06/2008

The Lanes Group plc is sponsoring one of Britain’s most promising young sailors, 16-year old Jak Cornthwaite. Despite only taking up the sport 4 years ago, Jak was chosen to represent Great Britain in the World Laser Radial Youth championships in New Zealand this year, where he gained a top twenty placing, helping the GBR…