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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…

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…

Planned wet well emptying cuts costs and boosts sustainability

05/07/2019

Drainage and utility specialist Lanes Group plc is working with commercial customers to minimise the cost of the maintenance of vital wastewater assets. By coordinating service delivery with vital work done by other specialists, Lanes is also helping to minimise the risk of equipment malfunctions and boosting customer sustainability. In one example, a Lanes jet…

Lanes jetting and suction SQU

Drainage teams support nuclear site decommissioning

01/07/2019

Drainage engineers from Lanes Group plc are providing a range of sewer maintenance services for a company decommissioning a former nuclear research site. The teams from Lanes Southampton are delivering reactive and planned drainage services on the Magnox Winfrith site in Dorset. Magnox is delivering the decommissioning programme at the site near Wool on behalf…

Lanes carry out CCTV drainage survey

TV show prepares to lift manhole on sewer cleaning team

11/06/2019

A popular TV show revealing the grimy side of life in Britain is preparing to show wastewater engineers working for Lanes Group battling fatbergs in London sewers. The highly-skilled and dedicated sewer ‘flushers’ were filmed tackling the large fat blockages on behalf of Thames Water for the documentary series Grime and Punishment. Major challenges they…

Sewer flusher

Toby shines in health and safety Rising Star Awards

07/06/2019

Toby Cook’s dedication as a health and safety advisor for Lanes Group plc has earned him the chance to be named health and safety Rising Star of the year. The 20-year-old has been shortlisted for the award which recognises the talent, hard work and contribution made by young health and safety professionals across the UK….

Toby Cook

Suction wins the day at home of the hover

03/06/2019

A drainage team from Lanes Group plc have used powerful water jetting and vacuumation equipment to clear the outfall of a pipe linking two sites defined by icons of British transport technology. They removed six tonnes of rubble, shingle and shells blocking a sea outfall located at a former hovercraft terminal in Ramsgate Kent. The…