Archive for May 2017

HBK Expands to Baltimore, MD

HBK’s Baltimore, Maryland office located at 180 West Ostend Street in Federal Hill immediately adjacent to M&T Bank Stadium, Camden Yards, and a short walk to the Inner Harbor.  The office was opened in May 2017 and enables HBK to more readily serve our clients and their respective projects in the Baltimore, Washington DC, and surrounding areas.  Our office is located in a repurposed building

First Round is on us @ ICDD

The Iowa City Downtown District ( ICDD) hosted its First Round happy hour networking event at Trumpet Blossom on Wednesday, May 24th. First Round is a  happy hour monthly networking event to stay connected to Iowa City’s arts, culture, and business. This month’s first round was on HBK Engineering & Earthview Environmental and Kate Giannini, Soil and Water Conservation Specialist, who discussed the importance of modern storm water management

811 Hot Air Balloon travels to Chicago to raise awareness of digging safety

CHICAGO – With the use of a hot air balloon, state and local officials and representatives from area companies raised awareness on Wednesday May 17th about 811 Chicago and the importance of putting safety first before beginning any digging project. Rebekah Scheinfeld, Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT), joined Lori Flores Rolfson, Vice President – Operations and Maintenance, Peoples Gas; Ron Kaminski, CEO,

HBK Ranked Top 20 in Telecommunications

Congratulations to our Telecommunications Sector for ranking #18 in ENR’s Top 500 Design Firms. A measure of the overall health of the market can be seen in the data from ENR’s Top 500 Design Firms list. Taken as a group, the Top 500 fi rms had a record design revenue of $92.84 billion in 2016, up 1.1%, from $91.81 billion, in 2015. Market growth was

HBK ranked as National ENR Top 500 Design Firms

HBK Ranked #220 Engineering News-Record is the only media brand that reports the news, data, rankings, analysis and commentary essential to the decision-makers in the $8.5-trillion global construction industry. As the trusted source for 140-plus years, ENR helps professionals in the buildings and infrastructure markets thrive regionally, nationally and globally. Consequently, ENR provides the greatest reach and highest engagement among owners, contractors, specialty contractors, design firms

2017 AGA Operations Conference & Biennial Exhibition

HBK Executive Ron Kaminski visited this year’s 2017 American Gas Association Conference hosted in Orlando, Florida. The annual AGA Operations Conference is the natural gas industry’s premier gathering of natural gas utility and transmission company operations management from across North America and the world for the sharing of technical knowledge, ideas, and practices to promote the safe, reliable, and cost-effective delivery of natural gas to

The Lincoln Academy of Illinois Gala

HBK supported the 2017 Lincoln Academy of Illinois Laureate Gala at the Chicago Historical Society on Saturday, May 6, 2017. Governor Rauner presented the Order of Lincoln, the State’s Highest Award, this year to honorees whose professional achievements have made significant contributions to the betterment of humanity. Pictured: (Standing) Paul Kubinski, Richard Smart, Noreen Kubinski, Honorable Samuel K. Skinner, former US Secretary of Transportation in

HBK’s Trifecta this past week

Following a National Volunteer Week, HBK celebrated  the Kentucky Derby and Cinco De Mayo-  in our own trifecta. On Thursday night took part in the Children’s Advocacy Center 3rd Annual Luminary Award Dinner, hosted at the Union League Club. President and CEO of ComEd, Anne Pramaggiore was honored for Lighting the Path to Hope and Healing For Children. Friday was kicked off with the 23rd Annual

National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week is a yearly week of recognition for the many, many people in the U.S. and Canada who give generously of their time and resources to a huge variety of causes. In the United States, Nixon established National Volunteer Week in 1974.  The week is used to bring awareness to the contributions of volunteers and to encourage more people to donate their time

Mercy Home for Boys and Girls: Have Mercy!

On Saturday April 29th, HBK Engineering was a proud sponsor of the 11th annual Have Mercy! Spring Gala for young professionals. The event is hosted by the Associate Board of Mercy Home for Boys & Girls comprised of nearly 60 young professionals from different backgrounds. Throughout the years the event has become one of the most sought-after events for young professionals in Chicago All of the