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Highway drain lining drives up safety and puts brake on costs

14/01/2019

Drain lining technology from Lanes Group plc is being used to rehabilitate highway drains while helping hard-pressed maintenance budgets stretch further. Highway chiefs are switching from excavating and replacing defective drains to lining them because the no-dig approach is proving safer and less costly. Effective maintenance of roadside drainage is a key priority for highway…

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Highway interceptor emptying prepares for winter weather

10/01/2019

Drainage engineers have cleaned highway interceptors on the A30 in Cornwall as part of a planned maintenance programme designed to reduce the risk of flooding during heavy rain. The teams based at Lanes Group plc’s depot in Plymouth, Devon, have been carrying out the work on the trunk road near Launceston on behalf of Ringway,…

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CCTV surveys reveal hidden flood risks

02/01/2019

Specialist drainage services delivered by Lanes Group plc have been deployed to support a major flood protection scheme in Leeds. CCTV drainage surveys carried out by a team from the Lanes Leeds depot along a flood-risk river identified surface water pipes that needed to be fitted with flood valves. Leeds City Council, in partnership with…

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Drainage survey supports major meat plant upgrade

21/12/2018

Lanes Group plc has cleaned and surveyed the drainage system at one of the UK’s largest meat processing plants to support a major renovation programme at the facility. The drainage specialist spent three months carrying out the work at the Tulip abattoir and meat factory at Ashton-under-Lyne in Greater Manchester. A jet vac tanker and…

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