May 03, 2012 at 11:04 AM EDT
Hill International Awarded Three Major Contracts in North Africa

MARLTON, N.J. and CAIRO, Egypt, May 3, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today that it has been awarded contracts to provide project management services for three projects in North Africa. The contracts, which have a combined estimated value to Hill of approximately $7.5 million, include the following:

  • A six-year contract from the Al-Ahly Sports Club to provide project management services in connection with a new 85,000-seat football (soccer) stadium in 6th of October City, Egypt;
  • A two-year contract from Credit Agricole Egypt to provide project management services during the construction of the bank's new $50 million headquarters building in New Cairo, Egypt; and
  • A four-year contract from Société New Marina Casablanca Groupe CDG to provide project controls services in connection with the construction of the $590 million New Casablanca Marina in Casablanca, Morocco, a project that includes high-end residential, hotel, leisure, commercial, retail and maritime facilities.

"We are honored to be part of these important projects," said Raouf S. Ghali, President of Hill's Project Management Group (International). "I am confident that our teams will deliver on all of our clients' objectives," added Ghali.

Hill International, with 3,200 employees in 110 offices worldwide, provides program management, project management, construction management and construction claims and consulting services. Engineering News-Record magazine recently ranked Hill as the 8th largest construction management firm in the United States. For more information on Hill, please visit our website at www.hillintl.com.

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Certain statements contained in this press release may be considered "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, and it is our intent that any such statements be protected by the safe harbor created thereby. Except for historical information contained in this press release, the matters set forth herein including, but not limited to, any projections of revenues, earnings or other financial items; any statements concerning our plans, strategies and objectives for future operations; and any statements regarding future economic conditions or performance, are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on our current expectations, estimates and assumptions and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties. Although we believe that the expectations, estimates and assumptions reflected in our forward-looking statements are reasonable, actual results could differ materially from those projected or assumed in any of our forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause our actual results, performance and achievements, or industry results to differ materially from estimates or projections contained in our forward-looking statements include: modifications and termination of client contracts; control and operational issues pertaining to business activities that we conduct on our own behalf or pursuant to joint ventures with other parties; difficulties we may incur in implementing our acquisition strategy; the need to retain and recruit key technical and management personnel; and unexpected adjustments and cancellations related to our backlog. Additional factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from our forward-looking statements are set forth in the reports we have filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We do not intend, and undertake no obligation, to update any forward-looking statement.

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