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Black & Veatch Earns Honors in Hong Kong Industry Award

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Company’s innovation and technology achievements showcased through award-winning projects

Black & Veatch is the bronze winner in the Innovative Enterprise category in the HSBC x HKET Innovative Business Award 2018.

“We are proud to have inspired others to create new possibilities in the city’s infrastructure. As a pioneer in providing influential and innovative engineering and solutions, our ability to solve the most complex construction problems, and deliver the most challenging projects, is well-documented,” said Andy Kwok, Managing Director, Black &Veatch Hong Kong.

The HSBC x HKET Innovative Business Award is organized by HSBC Commercial Banking and Hong Kong Economic Times (HKET). It recognizes Hong Kong businesses which have successfully grown beyond boundaries through innovation and technology. The organizers received more than 200 entries for the awards.

This award reflects Black & Veatch's long-term commitment to improve Hong Kong’s living environment and promote industry innovation. Highlights of its commitment are:

  • Happy Valley Underground Storm Water Storage Scheme, a 60,000 m3 storage tank underneath the infield area of the racecourse at Happy Valley. The project won the Innovation and Creativity Grand Award of the 2017 Hong Kong Awards for Industries, East Asia Region, Grand Prize in the Planning category of the 2012 International Water Association Project Innovation Awards and Second Prize in the Mainland China Da Yu Hydraulic Technology Award
  • Tai Po Water Treatment Works, which won the “Top Winner Award" of the CIC Sustainable Construction Award 2018 and Global Grand Prize of the 2006 International Water Association Project Innovation Awards (Design Projects)
  • Aviation Fuel Submarine Pipeline at Hong Kong International Airport, which won the International Society of Trenchless Technology 2018 No-Dig Award for deployment of the 5.2 kilometres twin 500 millimetres diameter aviation fuel pipeline

Matthew Cheung, Chief Secretary for Administration, HKSARG, presented the prizes during the Award Presentation Dinner.

Editor's Notes:

  • Click here to download a photo of the award ceremony. 
  • Black & Veatch has played an integral role in developing Hong Kong water supply since 1930. The company continues to work on a number of flagship water projects in Hong Kong including the development of a sustainable design to reduce the burden on fresh water and use of energy at the expansion of Hong Kong International Airport.

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Black & Veatch is an employee-owned, global leader in building critical human infrastructure in Energy, Water, Telecommunications and Government Services. Since 1915, we have helped our clients improve the lives of people in over 100 countries through consulting, engineering, construction, operations and program management. Our revenues in 2018 were US$3.5 billion. Follow us on and in social media.